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November 9, 2011
Fitting interior shutters in your home is advantageous for many reasons. Not only are they aesthetically appealing, they are also practical; as well as the visual benefits provided by shutters, the extra security they bring to your home is worthy of consideration.
A potential burglar will look, primarily, for ease of access; a house with curtains allows a much easier entry and exit than one which has fitted wooden shutters, and will the former will likely be much more tempting to aforementioned burglar. Shutters can also be fitted to French windows, and to large, unusually shaped windows which would otherwise be hard to cover. This should come as good news to any homeowner hoping to protect their home.
The installation of wooden shutters on your windows can also bring benefits in terms of home insurance premiums; insurance companies recognise the added safety that shutters can bring, and this will be reflected in the price of the quote you receive. It is worth considering these factors when deciding whether to purchase shutters; whilst at first they may appear more expensive than ‘traditional’ window coverings, the money saved elsewhere (insurance, safety) and added longevity of the product means that they will most likely prove a solid investment.