New Orleans, Louisiana has one of the most distinct architecture styles in the United States. The use of both interior and exterior shutters is extensive. In the French Quarter, the window coverings of choice has been functional exterior shutters. The panels generally use fixed louvers that allow for ventilation when they are closed, but occasionally use solid panels. It is not uncommon for shutters to be painted vibrant colors to accent buildings in the French Quarter and around the city.
Hundreds of stores throughout New Orleans sell an array of window coverings and window shutters. New Orleans frequently hosts the home shows featuring all types of blinds, drapes, shades, and shutters. Throughout Louisiana you will find walk-in retail stores selling interior shutters and retailers come to your home to measure for and install indoor shutters, outside shutters, and hurricane shutters. Local New Orleans lumberyards and home improvement stores sell stock size individual shutter panels, while shutter specialists sell custom made interior shutter units. There is a broad range of shutter qualities from which to select, including poly, vinyl, pvc, plastic, and solid wood shutters. Prices for shutters in the New Orleans market will usually reflect the shutter quality and the amount of personal service you receive.
Shopping online offers a realistic alternative to limiting your search for interior shutters to Louisiana and the greater New Orleans area and the Gulf Coast. Online retailers are accustom to educating potential customer about interior shutters. In fact, people can get more immediate information and feedback in the privacy of their own home from a shutter specific web site than from a local New Orleans, Louisiana shutter store. Both Horizon Shutters and ShutterLand sell shutters exclusively on the Internet. You can view shutter styles and specifications, available finishes, prices, measuring instructions, and order online. The shutters will then ship directly to your New Orleans home. Both companies offer a toll-free telephone number if you need any assistance.
French Quarter Shutters