Benefits of Having Shutters in Your Home

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Shutters are a great option for people who want to control how much light is entering a room.

Originally, shutters were only a functional addition to a home. They served as a way, like all windows, to protect the home’s interior and exterior from the elements. However, these types of windows have become known for aesthetic value over the years. Still, the benefit of shutters is that they still add a practical purpose to the home. Allow us to delve deeper into the benefits of installing shutters in your home. 

Shutters Help You Control Light 

Have you ever not been quite ready to start your day on a Saturday morning? Yet the sun’s rays disturbed your peaceful rest? East-facing bedrooms usually have this problem. Consider an upgrade if you want to control how much light enters a room or you’d prefer to sleep in on the weekends. This type of window keeps out more sunlight than any other window treatment at an affordable price. In addition, you can protect yourself and your family from harmful UV rays. 


Many (if not all) homeowners value privacy. Broken blinds and see-through curtains don’t give you the level of privacy that shutters can. Titled horizontal slats are all it takes to provide you with the seclusion you crave. 

Aesthetic Value 

Once again, people associate this type of window with aesthetic value. You don’t see this window treatment featured with every home, making it a unique way to enhance curb appeal. In addition, when you frame your windows in this way, it adds value to your home, increasing your investment and boosting potential resale value. 


A window treatment is only as valuable as its protective qualities. Sure, shutters are beautiful, coming in various stunning colors. However, more importantly, they can protect your energy-efficient windows from becoming damaged during a storm. Maryland has been experiencing a lot of inclement weather lately. Since Maryland’s climate can be unpredictable, you don’t want to leave anything to chance. Would your windows be safe from a falling tree or flying debris? If not, it’s time for an upgrade. 


Call Fisher Lumber today if you’re ready to replace your home’s windows. Our experts at Fisher Lumber can guide you in the right direction as we have the materials you need for a new-and-improved home. 

Depend on Leland Fisher Lumber For Your Lumber and Hardware Needs!

Leland Fisher Lumber is a full-service lumber and hardware supplier. We’ve serviced homeowners and professional contractors in Montgomery County, Howard County, and Frederick County since 1894! Whether you want to remodel your home or upgrade your business, we have the professionalism and expertise to make any architectural vision come to life.

Be sure to visit Fisher Lumber’s Designer Showroom featuring displays of Andersen Windows, Therma-Tru entry doors, Simpson and Masonite exterior doors, as well as a wide selection of interior doors featuring Simpson, Masonite, Lemieux, and JELD-WEN.  Our knowledgeable experts are ready to assist you!  Contact us at 301-424-6500 and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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