The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner. The fall foliage in Middle, TN is stunning, captivating, and a beautiful reminder that the holiday season is upon us. It’s also a good time for home-owners to complete those desired exterior home upgrades, like the addition of custom cedar shutters, before the out of town family or holiday party guests arrive. Exterior shutters have one of the greatest impacts on the appearance of your house, and the options provide the most bang for your buck when it comes to beautifying your home’s exterior.
Why custom cedar shutters? Cedar is the most commonly used wood as a material for creating exterior shutters. In fact, Spanish Cedar is one of the most common woods we use for producing exterior shutters along with Cypress and Mahogany. We use these durable wood products to keep the quality of our exterior shutters constant and dependable. Our customers are very happy with the results year after year.
Here are 10 reasons why Middle TN area home-owners are falling for custom cedar shutters.
- Cedar shutters are weather-resistant and straight grained. These characteristics enable shutters to withstand warping, shrinking and swelling.
- Cedar is durable.
- Cedar is resistant to decay.
- Cedar contains cypressene, a naturally occurring oil that repels bugs, decay, and moisture.
- Cedar is affordable and easy to work with, making milling and finishing easy.
- Cedar is available rough-surfaced, which adds a textured look, or smooth.
- Cedar has very low shrinkage.
- Cedar has been used for thousands of years! There’s evidence that Native Americans preferred cedar for their building needs because of it’s long-lasting qualities and durability. These artifacts are still in good condition today.
- Cedar will deliver decades of trouble-free service and is low-maintenance with proper finishing and treatment with wood preservatives.
- custom Spanish Cedar Exterior Shutters add to the value of your home both aesthetically and financially.
If you are considering adding Exterior Shutters or Interior Plantation Shutters to your home we are here to help. Our all-wood shutters will add beauty and value to your home for years to come. Give us a call today to set up a complimentary consultation.