Every day, we get asked questions about how to install shutters in Las Vegas. How do shutters fit the special shape of my window? How does Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions put up shutters on a crank-operated window? Does a security system impact the way the shutters are mounted?
I’ve encountered these questions previously and much more. And I want to assure you that when done by our experienced specialists, installing plantation shutters doesn’t interfere with your home’s security, the window’s shape, or its functionality. Here are the top three concerns about installing shutters in Las Vegas, and how our specialists deal with them.
1. How Does A Window’s Shape Impact Shutter Installation?
Windows a variety of shapes and sizes: rectangle, circle, arch, octagon, triangle, and more. So how do we install shutters (which are usually rectangular) on uniquely shaped windows?
Our experts measure the height and width of your window, taking note of each curve, angle, corner, or arch. Next, we input the measurements into exclusive software to generate a template for the shutter that precisely matches your window. This way, the shutter frame edges follow the curve of your window. And when they’re installed, your louvers can be tilted across the entire window - regardless of its shape. That’s correct. You won’t be stuck with arch window shutters aren’t functional. And the shutters make the shape of the window shine!
2. How Does The Window’s Operation Affect Shutter Installation?
Installing shutters on a window won’t affect the way the window opens. Windows that open with a crank, tilt, or slide can all take plantation shutters. That’s because plantation shutters are customized to fit the specific type of window in your home.
Where the shutter frame is installed (either outside of the window opening or inside of it) is completely based on how the window operates. If the window utilizes a crank, the shutter frame is likely mounted on the outside. The same is the case for windows that tilt in. And windows that slide have a shutter frame that’s placed on the inside of the window opening. The clearance available above and below the window, the shape of the window, and the depth of the windowsill also factor into the type of shutter frame you select.
Our specialists consider the clearance available above and below the window, the window’s shape, the window opening’s depth, and the existing window casing’s size. Then, we design and mount your shutter frame to your window’s specifications.
3. Does A Security System Impact How The Shutters Are Installed?
Your security system effectively protects you from thefts. When installing shutters on windows, consider the sort of sensor you have in that room.
If the motion detector is directly on the window frame or the window itself, installing shutters won’t alter the alarm’s performance or trigger it. That’s because the shutters do not obstruct with the detector’s signal. The only way the alarm is triggered is if the glass is broken or the window is opened.
If the motion sensor is set up on the wall, shutters shouldn’t trigger the alarm either. This sort of sensor transmits infrared rays and uses the reflection of those rays to detect if there is a disturbance to the environment. An intruder will create an obstruction to the sensor’s rays, triggering an alarm. The shutters themselves won’t.
Our professionals have set up shutters with all kinds of different security systems in place. Installing shutters in Las Vegas should never come at the cost of your family’s security - and your peace of mind.
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