Striking the right balance between energy efficiency, privacy enhancement, and decorative grace can be challenging. That’s why homeowners frequently compromise on style to boost their homes’ performance. Yet they don’t need to sacrifice anything; the DM Interiors & Design team recommends new Hunter Douglas interior shutters that solve the problem. Also known as plantation shutters, these versatile window treatments check all your boxes and are a smart, stylish choice, and we’re excited to show you exactly why.

House Shutters Provide Enhanced Energy Efficiency

Having proper energy efficiency is a big concern for many GA homeowners. Heating and cooling costs can quickly increase, especially in extreme Georgia weather conditions. Interior shutters act as an additional layer of insulation for windows, regulating room temperatures to keep things cozier.

By choosing the right type of shutters, you can greatly reduce the amount of heat that escapes through your windows. This reduction in heat transfer means your heating and cooling systems won’t have to work as hard, meaning you can have lower energy bills and enjoy a more comfortable living environment even during hot Georgia summers because of your windows with plantation shutters.

Boosting Privacy and Security with House Shutters

Privacy is another essential part of home performance. House shutters offer an excellent solution for maintaining privacy without sacrificing style. Like shades or blinds, you can adjust shutters to allow light in while keeping prying eyes out. That level of privacy control benefits homes that are close to neighbors or busy streets.

House shutters can also enhance your home’s security. Their sturdy construction can deter potential intruders, making it more difficult for them to gain access through your windows. The added layer of protection gives you peace of mind, knowing your home is better protected against break-ins.

Improving Indoor Air Quality with Interior Shutters

An often-overlooked benefit of windows with plantation shutters is their potential to improve the air quality of your interiors. Traditional window treatments like curtains can harbor dust, allergens, and other pollutants–shutters are much easier to clean and maintain. A quick wipe-down with a damp cloth can remove dust and allergens and have your window treatments looking like new.

That ease of maintenance is helpful for families with members who suffer from respiratory issues or allergies. By reducing the amount of dust and allergens in your home, you can create a cleaner, more comfortable space.

Three Types of House Shutters

Homeowners can choose from three main categories of Hunter Douglas custom shutters:

Heritance Hardwood Shutters

Made from ethically sourced basswood or poplar, Heritance® Hardwood Shutters offer 35 finish options, including natural and neutral tones. The Hunter Douglas Handcrafted Series provides custom artistry with hand-applied glazes, rustic designs, and distressed finishes, allowing for one-of-a-kind shutters for your space.

Palm Beach Polysatin Shutters

Palm Beach™ Vinyl Shutters feature DuraLux™ Finish for increased durability. They’ll never chip, fade, peel, warp, or crack. These interior shutters feature a Polysatin compound that resists UV rays, mildew, and moisture.

NewStyle Shutters

NewStyle® Shutters, featuring Truemill® dovetail joints and various stain options, offer durability and style. They have a wood stain and Ultragrain™ Finish or you can paint them to your desired color to enhance their appeal. Two popular control options include SoftClose®, which gently automatically closes louvers. Hunter Douglas PowerView® Automation is also available with these composite house shutters.

Stop by Our Marietta, GA, Showroom for New House Shutters

We invite you to visit us in Marietta, GA, to see the full range of Hunter Douglas shutters. Our team can’t wait to speak with you and learn how we can help you find the best Hunter Douglas window treatments to integrate into your color palette or interior design style.

We serve clients in Marietta, Woodstock, Canton, Milton, Alpharetta, Roswell, Kennesaw, Cherokee County, Cobb County, Fulton County, Paulding County, and Forsyth County, GA. Contact us for a consultation today.