The grace, beauty, practical function, and versatility of plantation shutters came about as a refinement of original window shutters first found in ancient Greece, made from stone or marble. This tried-and-true window covering and home design element has endured and improved with time and remains popular today. Plantation shutters are perhaps the most stylish and practical of current shutter or window blind designs, adding practical advantages and distinctive style to a wide variety of home styles.
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Shutters do far more than just beautify your home and interior; they can also help you reduce your energy consumption and costs. Because shutters can be used to effectively block the sunlight that enters your home, you can effectively control the interior temperature for a significant part of each day without powering up your air conditioner or heating system. This results in savings throughout the year. Shutters reduce your costs in more ways than one; energy efficiency gets all the attention, but shutters also help preserve the life of your other belongings, provide a safe way to comfort your home if you have kids or pets, and even have lower replacement costs than other window covering options.