Chalmette Types of Shutters
Polywood – The Chalmette polywood blinds type of window covering is a man-made wood substitute designed to offer the Chalmette homeowner stronger, more durable and more colors in an easy to clean, high R-rating paintable (if needed) window treatment.
Roll Down Hurricane – The hurricane roll down type of exterior window covering is mostly used in areas where hurricanes occur. They are designed to provide optimal wind and storm protection during natural disasters.
Vinyl Plantation – The plantation style shutter can be used indoors or outdoors. They are designed to resist warping, shrinking, fading, chips, dents, scratches and on top of that they are waterproof. They are good for any application but are good solutions for rooms where moisture or humidity are prevalent.
Bahama – Bahama window coverings are also called Chalmette Bermuda shutters. They are hinged at the top just like an awning. They can be used to cover a whole exterior window and are used to block out direct natural light when needed and are similar to hurricane window treatments for storm protection.
Board and batten – This kind of window treatment is what you might picture in your mind when you think of the shutter style window cover. These are installed on either side of the exterior window and are mostly decorative in nature but can be used to cover the window as they are hinged.
Flat panel – The flat panel window treatment is attached in the same way as the board and batten style but are usually stationary and not hinged. Chalmette Cedar wood – Window treatments made of cedar wood are also exterior types that are used for mostly decorative purposes but can be customized or even made with your own hands depending on whether you are the DYI type.
Fiberglass – The fiberglass shutter can be used as an exterior storm shutter or for decorative reasons. They are easy to clean and maintain.
Cellular shades – The cellular shade is a window treatment usually used indoors but some brands also have outdoor models. They use a honeycomb design to provide maximum energy efficiency and soundproofing.Blackout – Just as the name implies, blackout window shutters block out the maximum amount of light for privacy and energy efficiency.
Some of the top name brands in this type of window treatments are Atlantic, Mid-America and LEGENDS. Most of these brands as well as other name brands offer a variety of the aforementioned Chalmette shutter styles in custom designs, colors and sizes as well as pre-made factory designs for your Chalmette home. Doing your research will help guide you to the right window treatment for your Chalmette home.