Shutters have been in existence for hundreds of years already. Their original purpose is to provide homeowners protection from harsh outside elements as well as pests. But nowadays, Toronto shutters are designed for decoration purposes. They are available in different materials and the most popular ones are as follows.
They are the most common Toronto shutters that come in a wide array of patterns. They can help you achieve the appearance you want for your home decor, both for its interior and exterior design. But when you have it for outdoor shutters, ensure proper maintenance for longer use.
These shutters are a great alternative to wooden. They are virtually maintenance free and are manufactured from artistic PVC and stable fiberglass.
They are also a cost-effective choice as they are offered with reasonable price. These Toronto shutters are readily available, lightweight, and can be easily installed.
Storm (aluminum) shutters
Storm shutters are made in aluminum making them durable to withstand hurricanes or tornadoes. They are also designed to protect windows from blowing debris or high winds. These shutters come in different types including:
- Colonial - they are hinged on the side, folded into the window and are locked into place.
- Accordion - they consist of folding and interlocking slats which work vertically to cover the window opening.
- Rolling - they work similar to that of a garage door shutters that roll down from the top of the window opening. They can be operated manually or electrically.
To further enhance the appeal and function of your Toronto shutters, you can opt to add stylish shutter hardware or accessories. You can choose from many styles and finishes including:
- Shutter dogs - it keeps the shutter open while being attached to your house.
- Slide bolts - this hardware locks the shutters when closed.
- Ring pulls - it gives convenience by allowing you to close the shutters from inside.
The Original California Shutters in Toronto is the leading manufacturer of custom window and door shutters that meet our customer’s unique and special personal style. Both our interior and exterior Toronto shutters provide a superb selection of designs that suit any kind of decor, be it classic or modern. They are manufactured from high quality materials for durable use. If you’re planning to purchase one, we will work closely with you to explain the entire design process so that your needs are surely met with utmost satisfaction.