5 Decisions To Consider When Ordering Plantation Shutters In Las Vegas12/22/2015Darik Neilson Ordering plantation shutters for your Las Vegas residence is an important investment. Shutters offer value in beauty, functionality, and energy savings. But before you begin calling up shutter stores, there are some things to keep in mind about window shutters. Read about these 5 decisions to think about when ordering plantation shutters in Las Vegas, NV. Plantation Shutters Louver Size Louvers are the horizontal parts of a shutter panel that tilt to let as much or as little of the light and view in. Plantation shutters are custom made with three primary louver sizes. 4.5” is the widest of louver sizes. It’s the preferred louver size in the Las Vegas area because it brings in the most view and light - and it’s the easiest to clean. Louvers at 3.5” and 2.5” of width lead to more louvers in a shutter panel. These shutters end up with a smaller viewing area and may take longer to clean. Keep these in mind when buying shutters. Plantation Shutters Frame Style Plantation shutters are fixed on a window using a frame. The shutter frame borders the shutter panel and adds another custom option. Some frames look and fit better with the type of window in your home. Here is a sample of frame styles available. Ask a shutter professional about the styles of frames available in your area - and whether an outside mount or an inside mount is a better style for your window. Plantation Shutters Tilt Rod A tilt rod is the upright part that allows you to control the shutter louvers in unison. One of your options is a front mount tilt bar for the shutters. This traditional tilt rod is placed on the front of the panel. To tilt the louvers, just move the tilt rod. Other options include a rear mount tilt rod. This is where the tilt rod is placed on the shutter panel facing the window. It’s hidden when you close the shutters. And you can adjust the shutters by moving one louver and the rest will follow. Yes, the tilt rod can be seen on the side when the shutter louvers are tilted open. This tilt rod can often make shutters look like large blinds. Plantation Shutters Materials What the shutter is composed of determines the energy savings you get and the colors available. Sunburst Shutters Las Vegas brings you the following exceptional plantation shutter products in Las Vegas for you to choose from: Polywood® shutters: constructed from a patented wood synthetic that won’t crack, insulates 70% better than the similar wood shutter, customizable with 3 premium white paints that won’t yellow and a custom color-matching program. Ovation® wood shutters: made from 100% Teak, insulates better than most window treatments, customizable with 11 paints and 28 stains. See this recorded design tip to find out which interior shutters are built for maximum energy efficiency. Plantation Shutters Installation You can install plantation shutters yourself. But we don’t recommend diving into this home improvement project before consulting a specialist. Finding the suitable shutter company to install your new interior shutters is key to elegant and operational window treatments. Play this recorded design tip on buying plantation shutters in Las Vegas, NV. Order Your Plantation Shutters In Las Vegas Today Curious as to how to order plantations shutters in Las Vegas? We’ll come to your residence and walk you through all the shutter options available. Our specialists take measurements of the height and width of your window so that the shutters match it wonderfully and open and close flawlessly. And we’ll mount them for you - no matter where you live in the Las Vegas area. Call 702-850-6619 today or fill out the form below to schedule your free in-home consultation!