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The Best Dog-Proof Window Treatments For Southern California

December 16, 2021

Your canine friends love peering out the windows and sleeping in a sunbeam, but pups can be a beast on window treatmentsalso. They paw at them, bite them, and rip them down. While no window treatment is completely unbreakable, faux-wood Polywood® shutters are the most dog-proof window treatments in Southern California. These faux-wood interior shutters don’t break easily, clean without effort, and bring every member of your family--furry ones included--many methods to get natural light, privacy and the outside views.

Polywood Shutters Are Durable Dog-Proof Window Treatments In Southern California

White Polywood shutters in a bedroom.

Window treatments like window shades, blinds, and drapery look lovely in your place, but with their dangling cords, all it takes is one chomp from your pup to take them down or ruin them. Polywood shutters are the best dog-proof window treatments for Southern California families, because of their durability. They have dependable faux-wood panels that link to a frame on your window and won’t hang down like curtains or drapery or bend with a little bump like aluminum blinds. Shutters don’t have strings or cords for your pooch to bite on or get entangled in either. Bowser can bat at your interior shutters and rub its back against them all she can without breaking them. And if your dog makes a chew toy out of a louver, that solitary louver can be swapped out without needing to throw away the entire window covering.

Polywood Shutters Let Your Pooch Peek Outside

White shutters on sidelights. 

Every furry friend needs to see outdoors, but you shouldn’t want outsiders peeping into your living room. Polywood shutters feature wide louvers that you tilt open just a bit to allow your dog a look outside without killing your privacy. Polywood shutters also fit shaped windows like picture windows and sidelights. If your dog swipes at the window when the doorbell rings, install Polywood shutters so that it can see if it’s a barkable stranger ringing the bell.

You can direct sun glare with Polywood shutters too. If you want to keep a room dark and comfortable at the hottest part of the day, but Spike likes to lie in the sun, tilt the louvers to direct sunlight to the floor. Or install shutters with a divider rail. This option allows you use the bottom louvers for the hound and keep the higher ones shut to block harsher light.

Polywood Shutters Make Cleaning Pet Hair And Nose Prints Quick And Easy

Like other surfaces, window treatments can be covered with dog fur and dander. You can try many tricks to clean, but cleaning Polywood shutters is pretty easy. Just wipe them with a static duster or cloth, and they’ll become pet dander-free. If you sind muddy nose smudges or paw prints on a shutter panel, a slightly wet rag works just fine. As for ”wet” messes, Polywood shutters are moisture-resistant. If your pup walks in from the rain or snow and shakes himself dry, or your curious pup slobbers on your interior shutters, just wipe them dry.

Polywood Shutters Can Be Fixed Instead Of Replaced

White polywood shutters in a small living room. 

Polywood shutters are amazingly hardy but not indestructible. If Fifi uses your louvers as a chew bone, he’s going to leave some dents. Luckily, Polywood shutters are easy to mend. Different from a torn window shade or tangled blinds that should be thrown away, you can call Sunburst Shutters Southern CA to swap out individual shutter louvers. You’ll are fine to use your Polywood shutters as usual, and after we put in the new louver, your shutters will look like new.

Find Polywood Shutters The Whole Family Will Love At Sunburst Shutters Southern CA

When you want dog-proof window treatments in Southern California, Sunburst Shutters Southern CA should be your first stop. Our experts will help you find beautiful interior shutter samples in your house or discuss different window treatment products. Call us today at 888-611-2474 or complete the form below to start a complimentary in-home consultation.