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What you didn’t know about Danmer Heritage Wood Shutters and Faux Wood Blinds

November 10, 2016
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Whether you are thinking of mixing Heritage Hardwood Shutters with Faux Wood Blinds being you are looking to save some money. Great idea, because it is very common to put plantation shutters in the front side of a home and Faux Wood Blinds on the back side. They look very similar from the outside of the home.

At Danmer Custom Window Coverings, we use the highest grade USA made Basswood and Premier Hardwood to manufacture our Heritage Custom Wood Shutters. Each one is made right here in the USA to match your décor and your budget.

These Hunter Douglas Faux Wood Blinds are the most popular of all their wood window blinds. Hunter Douglas Wood blinds are the modern alternative to shutters. The Hunter Douglas Faux Wood Blinds collection is the perfect choice for homeowners who appreciate solid look and warmth of real hardwood.

A few reasons why Heritage Wood Shutters are the ultimate window dressing:

  • Heritage plantation wood shutters are made from durable, furniture grade basswood
  • Tight grained, low resin basswood will not bleed
  • Duraglide Louver Tension System: nylon bushing with stainless steel pin
  • Epoxy coated staples: guaranteed not to fall out
  • Rabbeted stiles
  • Diamond coat finish seals out moisture
  • Hand sanding creates a silky-smooth finish
  • Furniture grade dowels every inch where stiles and rails meet
  • Elegant and traditional feel
  • Come with a transferable warranty

A few reasons why Hunter Douglas Faux Wood Blinds is the ultimate alternative to window dressing:

  • A sturdy, strong, and cost-effective interior window treatment
  • Easy-to-clean blinds and engineered to withstand moisture
  • Faux wood blinds coordinate beautifully with your décor in matching color and wood grains, stains and whites
  • Protection from harmful UV rays
  • Covered against fading, yellowing, warping and bowing
  • Cost effective

With over 40 years of experience Danmer has been manufacturing elegance you can afford with shutters and window coverings. Contact us at (800) 684-3434 for a FREE in-home consultation, and to explore the many options and most stylish window coverings for your home.

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More Tips for the Smart Shutter Shopper

May 15, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-05-19 at 10.42.04 AMAs a shopper, here are a few questions that most shutter companies would prefer you didn’t ask (because you won’t like the answer they give you):

  • Are these shutters really custom made for me? Not all companies hand-craft their product to your specifications.  Many companies use off-the shelf cookie-cutter shutter panels that are then fit to your openings. Be wary of this approach.
  • Should I choose wood or other materials for my Shutters? Many companies don’t even have such options available. Only patented Thermalite Shutters from Danmer, unlike wood shutters, will NEVER peel, crack, warp, burn, or discolor.
  • How fast can I get my shutters? Most companies import their parts and shutter materials from overseas. This can take 8-12 weeks for your shutters to arrive and assemble.  But Danmer manufactures all of our shutters right here in the USA, which gives you the fastest turnaround time in the industry.
  • Transferrable warranty? Insist on a warranty that’s actually transferable to the NEXT homeowner.  These warranties are desirable because they can increase the resale value of your home.  Trust in the company that gives you a copy in advance.

You can also download a copy of Danmer’s Shutter buying checklist called “ the 8 Questions that Most Shutter Companies Don’t Want You to Ask Them” Download it here. Or call us 24/7 at (800) 684-3434 to experience the Danmer Difference.

 

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Types of Eco-Friendly Window Treatments

September 20, 2013

Everyone is going green these days. Whether you’re trying to keep up with the latest trends or you have a deep concern for the environment and our responsibility to protect it, buying eco-friendly products is something everyone seems to be doing. You may think about it at the grocery store or when you buy a new car, but what about your window treatments? Can blinds, shades and shutters be eco-friendly? Absolutely!

If you’re researching eco-friendly window treatments, look for the following characteristics:

  • Recycled materials used for the window treatments and in the manufacturing process
  • Sustainable materials
  • Energy efficiency
  • Maximum insulation

Thermalite™ Shutters

Thermalite shutters from Danmer may be your best bet when you’re looking for eco-friendly window treatments. They are made from a synthetic material that looks and feels like wood without using precious natural resources. This material is 100% non-toxic, flame retardant and water resistant, making it not only Eco-friendly but also durable and long-lasting.

Thermalite shutters help the environment by being more energy efficient as well. In fact, they insulate 3 times more than wood which will help drive down your heating and cooling costs.

Wood Shutters

If you truly prefer the look of real wood shutters, don’t worry. You can find eco-friendly wood shutters as well made from Premier Hardwood that is sustainably harvested and environmentally certified. The areas this wood is harvested from are protected against over farming which can be very damaging to the environment and future tree growth.

Roller Shades

You can also find eco-friendly roller shades. Look for materials that are PVC-free and recyclable. Danmer carries SheerWeave fabrics that are eco-friendly but also offer superior light filtration and glare control. Not only do these roller shades look great in any room, they also help to conserve energy and preserve the temperature in the home.

It is easy to find effective, eco-friendly window treatments for your home. Just do a little research into the materials and workmanship before you buy. If you have any questions, contact a design specialist at Danmer today.

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Synthetic Shutters Have the Look and Feel of Wood Shutters

March 20, 2013

In any home, wood shutters add a sophisticated look that many other window treatments just can’t compete with. Many homeowners love the look of wood shutters but are concerned with the environmental impact of buying wood shutters. The good news is that high quality synthetic shutters have the look and feel of wood, without the environmental impact.

Thermalite Shutters Are Superior to Wood Shutters

Thermalite Shutters from Danmer Custom Shutters are the best synthetic shutters available on the market. These synthetic shutters have 2 times the insulating power of wood shutters, but no natural materials are destroyed in the construction of Thermalite Shutters. Thermalite Shutters are also non-toxic, water resistant, and flame retardant making them the perfect solution for window treatments in kitchens and bathrooms. When you have Thermalite Shutters installed in your home, you may even qualify for a federal tax credit.

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Which Wood Shutters are Right for Me?

October 3, 2012

The wood shutters you find here at Danmer are unlike styles that are available elsewhere. Aside from the fact that they are stunning, they are made right here in the USA, using only the highest grade hardwood available. This means that they will not only last a lifetime, they will continue to look their best year-after-year.

Special Features of Wood Shutters

One of the most appreciated features that our wood shutters offer is our patented Duraglide Louver Tension System, which is guarantee to never need adjusting or tightening. They also are hand-sanded, which is what gives them an unparalleled smooth finish that you immediately notice.

Our shutters are also given a diamond undercoat, to seal out moisture, and we use super long epoxy coated staples that will never fall out. Just to offer peace-of-mind, all of our warranties are transferrable, which could be a strong selling point, if you put your house on the market in the future.

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Danmer Wood Shutters Offer Unsurpassed Value and Style

May 25, 2012
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By using the highest quality of hardwood available, we make the wood shutters that provide a lasting richness to your home. The resins in this hardwood don’t bleed through the finish so that the color remains consistent for the duration. Our unique Diamond Coat Finish takes the durability to another level by creating a superior barrier between the wood and any environment exposure that might otherwise lead to fading and damage. We also make these shutters with a unique patented fastening system that will never loosen or pull out.

Choose from Several Finishes for Your Customized Wood Shutters

In addition to the variety of wood finishes that we offer our wood shutters in, we also have the experts on board to match your finish to any other. We can create the customized shutters that will match your style and perfectly coordinate to any additional finish you choose. You always get the highest quality wood in your shutters and the finish that is right today and for tomorrow. Contact us to learn more about our choices in customized shutters.

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When Selecting Wood Shutters, All the Details Matter

May 17, 2012

Wood Shutters can add beauty, reduce energy bills, increase privacy, and give you control over how much sunlight is allowed in any room. When you invest in interior or exterior shutters for your entire home, you want to get the quality that ensures your shutters will continue to look great and perform for a long time. At Danmer, we have more experience at making quality window treatments than other companies and we also use the best quality materials and manufacturing methods to create shutters with the longevity that you can rely on.

American Made Wood Shutters Are the Finest Available

Our solid wood shutters are so durable that we offer warranties that outlast any other on the market. We start with only durable, furniture grade basswood and then use the proper development and finishing techniques to create the shutters that are deserving of the Danmer name. We also use the best equipment to hang the shutters so that you can rest assured that yours will stay firmly in place. Contact us for more information on our products and services for your home.

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Add Curb Appeal from the Interior of Your Home with Wood Shutters

April 3, 2012

When it comes to adding curb appeal to your home, there are several things to take into consideration. The first thing to take into consideration is the landscaping. Green grass, trimmed trees, and plants that are full of life and color instantly add curb appeal to your house. The next thing to take into consideration is the walkway to your front door as well as the driveway. Cracked concrete or asphalt, or the lack of a clear walkway or driveway detracts from appeal of your home. The third area to consider is the paint color of your home and the condition of your roof. Improving these areas can add curb appeal while also adding value to your home.

While many homeowners consider curb appeal to only apply to the exterior of your home, the interior also affects how your home is viewed. If the front of your home has large windows, it’s important to have proper window treatments like wood shutters. Whether left open or closed, wood shutters add appeal to the exterior and interior of your home.

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The Best Substitute for Wood Shutters

February 2, 2012

While you may love the look of wood shutters, your concern for the environment may cause you to look for a wood shutter substitute. It’s important to do your research when shopping for synthetic shutters as not all wood shutter substitutes are made from greShutters Stained Plantationen building materials. If you have young children living in your home, you’ll want to check that the synthetic materials used to build the shutters are safe and non-toxic.

Choose Thermalite Shutters for the Look and Feel of Wood Shutters

For the look and feel of wood shutters without the cost of the earth’s natural resources, choose Thermalite Shutters from Danmer Custom Shutters. Danmer has created a non-toxic, flame retardant, water-resistant synthetic material perfect for homes with children. Thermalite Shutters are also perfect for those looking to make their homes more energy efficient as they can insulate up to three times better than wood shutters.

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September 9, 2011

Why Buy Wood Shutters From Danmer Custom Shutters?

Wood shutters made from only durable, furniture grade basswood not only looks great but will last longer. When this type of basswood is finished properly, for example with a Diamond Coat Finish from Danmer Custom Shutters, it will not bleed and stain other household fixtures. This finish also seals out moisture and extends the lifetime of the wood shutters.

Custom built wood shutters from Danmer Custom Shutters are made with a patented Duraglide tension system, staples guaranteed not to fall out, and Diamond Coat Finish. These extra steps taken allows Danmer Custom Shutters to offer lifetime warranties for all moving parts of the shutter and a lifetime warranty against bleeding. They also offer ten year warranties on the painted finish of your shutters and the workmanship and labor. All of these warranties and more are transferable between home owners, should you choose to move.

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