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Do Shutters Help Insulate Windows?

Yes, shutters can help insulate windows. Different shutters provide different levels of insulation. With the normal United States household paying $661 each year on heating bills, it’s not a surprise homeowners are searching for areas to trim home heating and cooling expenses.

You might immediately think of energy-efficient appliances, like ENERGY STAR® furnace and AC units. Or perhaps even light bulbs, which can deliver large energy savings for your most-used light fixtures.

One of the greatest energy losers in your home could be a surprise. Your windows can lose up to 30 percent of your residence’s heated and cooled air, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

That’s where our energy-efficient window coverings can assist you, providing superior light management while assisting in keeping your Macon home warmer in the winter and more refreshing in the summer.

Window shutters from Louver Shop of Macon are one of the more liked approaches to increase energy savings while keeping up your house’s style. We have a model that is certain to complement your space, whether you desire the look of stained fine wood shutters or fresh white faux wood shutters.

Review all the possibilities during a free, in-home consultation with one of our design specialists. We’ll bring samples to your living room, take measurements and offer you our complete price quote. All at no hassle.

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How Do Shutters Stack Up for Insulation?

The best window treatments make your home more beautiful, not take away from it, while boosting energy efficiency.

We have what you need with plantation shutters from Louver Shop of Macon. You choose your material, louver width and color, and we’ll manufacture beautiful custom shutters here in the U.S. just for your residence in Macon, Georgia.

The best shutter material causes a considerable impact when it comes to insulating your windows.

Energy efficiency is commonly gaged by R-value, which takes into account the thermal resistance for materials. The greater the numeral, the better the insulation.

Here’s how two popular shutter materials stack up for insulation.

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Faux Wood Shutters

Faux wood shutters, also called PVC or polymer shutters, are ranked at 3.17 R-value, according to a study by the Smart Energy Alliance. That’s the greatest R-value for interior shutters.

This style of shutter is great for any room in your home, especially ones with extreme temperatures, dampness and sunshine. Our LouverWood® Shutters stand up to the elements without flaking, chipping or losing color.

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Wood Shutters

Hardwood shutters are just below faux wood, ranking at a 2.77 R-value.

Made from the best American hardwoods with ultra- wide panels, our deluxe Heritage Shutters bring a grand appearance to your rooms.

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Looking for a dramatic visual effect for your windows? Our special Signature Shutters include a curved tilt bar and slanted louvers.

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Hybrid Shutters

Classic Shutters, our most popular hybrid plantation shutters, have the most desired parts of our select shutters.

Classic Shutters feature the strength of stiff wood frames and the energy efficiency of artificial wood louvers.

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With shutters from Louver Shop of Macon, you can get both an attractive and energy-efficient home for years to come. Schedule a free, in-home consultation right away to begin creating the plantation shutters you’ve always dreamed about.

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