Top 5 Reasons Plantation Shutters are Popular08/25/2015 Plantation shutters are more popular than ever, and there are plenty of reasons why many homeowners are investing in these classic window coverings for their homes. Here are the top five reasons people are turning to plantation shutters:Plantation Shutters Are VersatilePlantation shutters come in many styles, materials, and colors and can fit any size window or door opening. From synthetic shutters like our Polywood shutters to natural hardwood shutters such as our Ovation shutters, there’s a plantation shutter for every style and budget. Interior shutters are suited for both traditional and contemporary settings and will never go out of style.Plantation Shutters Are Safe For Your Children and PetsPlantation shutters are safe for any room in your home because they operate without cords, making them safer than mini-blinds or drapes. You won’t have to worry about your children or pets getting tangled in cords if you choose shutters. On average, one child per month dies from this hidden danger in homes.Plantation Shutters Increase the Value of Your HomePlantation shutters are considered an addition to your property that may increase the resale value of your home. Along with hardwood floors, plantation shutters are one of the most sought-after features when home buyers are shopping for a new home. They improve your home’s curb appeal as well.Plantation Shutters Are DurablePlantation shutters are built to last, while blinds, curtains, and other window coverings may not stand the test of time. Sunburst’s Polywood shutters will last a lifetime and our transferable, lifetime warranty supports this statement. Your initial investment in shutters will pay off over time and you won’t have the hassle of changing your window coverings again in a few years. Shutters are also timeless, whereas the styles, patterns, or colors of blinds and shades change more frequently.Plantation Shutters Save EnergyLower your home’s energy costs with beautiful plantation shutters. Our louvers make it easy to moderate how much air and light can come into the rooms of your home. Custom shutters provide another layer of insulation in your home, keeping cool air in or out depending on the season. And, if you choose Sunburst Polywood shutters, a unique weather-stripping seal is added to the shutters for yet another layer of protection.Make the best investment in your home with plantation shutters! Not only are shutters beautiful, they are versatile, safe, durable, energy-efficient, and add value to your home.