Shutter Brands And Features

There are so many high quality shutters out there that it makes it difficult to find the exact right one that is best for your home and your needs. Well fret no more! We have put together a quick reference guide in this article that will help you learn a little bit more about the types of shutters there are and their features. If you like what you see, then don’t hesitate to reach out to our amazing sales team! They would love to hear from you and will be happy to answer any questions about shutters or any other window covering you might have. 


Shutter Crafts

Shutter Crafts shutters are made in Idaho and are an Idaho company, located in Nampa. If you want to support local and still have amazing shutters, then this is the place for you! Here are some of their shutter features.


Shutter Crafts Plantation Shutters

  • Superb light and noise control
  • Better energy efficiency
  • Easy to clean
  • Classy appearance
  • Increased durability
  • Custom built for your windows
  • Custom paint and stain finishes
  • Years of hassle-free operation
  • Contributes to the resale value of your home
  • Available in either hardwood or PolyWood


Hunter Douglas Newstyle® Hybrid Shutters

Similar to the Norman Ultra, these are also high quality composite shutters that combine real wood with manmade materials to create a powerful, durable, and high performance window covering. Here are some of their key features:

  • Proprietary Softclose™ Louvers system. Makes it easy to open and shut your shutters with the touch of a finger
  • Hybrid materials means you get the best of both worlds when it comes to having the look and feel of wood with the added durability of polypropylene
  • Finetech Finish means that this low-luster finish replicates the warmth and character of hardwood
  • UltraGrain finish makes the final product look and feel just like natural wood
  • Handcrafted quality in their dovetail design which helps increase strength and durability
  • Can fit a variety of shapes and sizes to fit your residential or commercial needs


Hunter Douglas Palm Beach™ Polysatin™ Shutters


  • Perfect for hot and humid climates. Whether at the beach house or at a cabin in a rainy area, these shutters will not warp, peel, fade, or chip
  • Great water resistance due to the unique polystain compound that make them perfect for humid climates
  • The DuraLux™ finish makes your shutters look like hand painted wood featuring rich matte finishes
  • Motorized. These shutters can be equipped with their special PowerView automation system to help make your entire home hands free


Norman® Ultra Shutters

Norman is a brand synonymous with quality. Their Ultra line is no different! The Ultra line is the culmination of over 20 years of innovation and craftsmanship. Check out these highlights!


  • Made with over 30% more wood than their traditional wood composite shutters which makes them stronger, bigger, and more robust
  • Invisible hinge design offers a contemporary and clean look
  • Prescription wood conditioning. They will specially treat your wood depending on the climate your home is in to ensure a long lasting fit and durability
  • Specialized “Invisible Tilt” louvers make it look like your shutters are moving like magic
  • Mobile app ready so you can control your whole home from your smartphone
  • Heirloom joinery. Solid and elegant joinery makes these shutters beyond compare
  • Tons of color and finish options to make them fit into any home or office space


Graber Shutters

Graber shutters are very high quality and come in a variety of styles and configurations. They offer two main categories of shutters: Wood and Composite.


Wood Shutters

  • Hand crafted from real wood
  • Adds a more timeless elegance than a synthetic material
  • Environmentally sustainable and friendly woods and stains used
  • Lots of color and stain depth options to choose from
  • Customizable to fit your home
  • Perfect for a “cabin” inspired decorating scheme or a modern rustic theme


Composite Shutters

  • Offer real wood style, but at a lesser cost
  • More durable than wood and more stain/blemish resistant
  • Perfect for homes in high humidity climates 
  • Resists warping and flexing in extreme warm or cold weather
  • Paneling as wide as 36” which makes them ideal for larger windows and offers a clearer outside view


Still need help deciding? Give us a call today! We are happy to answer any questions you may have and give you a free quote. 

Posted by littleegg at 8/25/2020 9:07:00 PM
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