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Plantation Shutters: Are They Trending Right Now?

Plantation Shutters: Are They Trending Right Now?

Many home buyers are interested in plantation shutters, not just because of the aesthetic they bring to the house’s interior but also because of their durability.

When people think about plantation shutters, they may think about the times they’ve spent with their grandparents. The decor is reminiscent of older times. There may be floral wallpaper, bathroom floors with pink tiles, and the captivating aroma of apple pie fresh out of the oven.

Traditional plantation shutters are built with small louvers, tiny shutter panels that fold up to resemble an accordion-like appearance and some knobs and hooks that can latch them shut. But things have changed. Now, plantation shutters have been modified for the modern age.

Why Go With Plantation Shutters?

Modern plantation shutters have designs that range from the traditional styles from back in the day to more modern options. The style you pick should go with your home’s current aesthetic. Many home buyers are interested in plantation shutters, not just because of the aesthetic they bring to the house’s interior but also because of their durability. These shutters help raise home resale value, so they are a wise investment if you plan on selling your house one day. On top of that, they are an energy-efficient light control option. By controlling how much sunlight gets into your house, you control how bright your house is throughout the day, and you can lower your air conditioning bill because less of the sun’s heat gets inside.

Do Plantation Shutters Work With Any Style of Home?

For traditional-style houses, plantation shutters are perfect. If you use 2-inch louvers that have a center tilt rod, you’ll achieve a look that suits many Victorian, colonial and other kinds of traditional homes.

For modern houses, you may feel like plantation shutters aren’t the best option for you. However, you can adjust shutters in a manner that makes them better-suited for modern homes. For example, there are hidden tilt rods you can use to make your shutters feel more modernized. You could also apply a stained finish to your shutters, which can add a little extra color to your house. We recommend a grey finish if you want to achieve a modern look.

Contact Mike’s Flooring and Design Center

Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE, and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.

Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.

With the state of the country as it is, and taking into consideration the safety of our fellow citizens, our showroom is “BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.”  We also provide “SHOP AT HOME” service.  We will bring samples directly to your home, or should you already know what products you want, we can safely provide you with a “FREE ESTIMATE.”   This allows you the flexibility of not having to be at home for us to do an estimate, nor the installation.  All we will need to know is what areas in your home we would be doing and how we can gain access (hidden key, lock box, coded entry, realtor, neighbor, etc.).  This is tailored around the homeowner who needs to get their unit ready for the season or simply enhancing their home but does not want to leave their home or can’t make it to town (Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Worcester / Wicomico County Maryland & Sussex County Delaware).

This service is not new to us.  We have already been providing this service for our customers for the past 24 years.  With the current situation at hand, we can continue to provide you with your Floor Covering and/or Window Treatment & Design needs along with the “AWESOME SERVICE YOU DESERVE, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY INSTALLATIONS.”

Please feel free to contact us at 800-298-9470, or email us at and we will be more than happy to assist you with your project.  Have a wonderful day and STAY HEALTHY!

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