If you’re looking for a simple way to add to the charm of your home, perhaps it’s time to consider adding the timeless appeal of shutters. Shutters have been used since ancient Greece to control the flow of air and the amount of light in a home. Beautiful shutters are a fast way to give your home more curb appeal and look great with a wide range of architectural styles. They’re also a perfect addition to add when your replacement windows are installed.


When you think of shutters, you may not realize how many style options are available. At Window World in Bloomington, we offer several shutter options for homeowners. Read on to learn about our shutter options.


1.      The Classic Look of Board and Batten

Board and batten is an older look that hearkens back to simpler times. It’s created with individual boards and is often associated with barn siding or a farmhouse style. Board and batten has remained relevant even on more modern homes because it adds clean and simple lines to a home. They’re also incredibly customizable and very durable.


2.      The Practical Appeal of Louvered Shutters

Louvered shutters are shutters that have uniform slats across each panel. These practical slats allow both light and ventilation while protecting a home’s privacy. That means they can be closed but still allow the air to flow. They’re one of the oldest styles of shutters and have remained popular since their appearance in antiquity.


3.      The Charm of Raised Panel Shutters

Raised panel shutters have been a staple of home design since the 17th century. These lovely shutters create a charming look that goes well with cottage homes. But due to its versatility, a raised panel shutter can also look great on almost any style of home. The unique look is a perfect complement to a kitchen window and pairs well with a planter.


4.      The Versatility of Combination Shutters

Combination shutters work well for homes that don’t necessarily fit the style of raised panel, louvered, or board and batten shutters. We can create a look for your home that fits your homes look by combining the shutters you love.


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It’s easy to see why shutters have been beloved by countless generations from the Tudors to the American colonists to present day homeowners. They’re an attractive and practical addition that’s easy to care for and maintain.


If you’d like to see our shutter options and decide what would look best for your home, give us a call. Connect with our team at 309-827-5237 to set up your window installation, or contact us to learn more about our shutter selection.