What Are Lexwood Shutters? And Why Should I Get Them For My Home?

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You may have been looking for new window coverings, but what do you choose? If you are looking for a (wooden) durable, versatile, and cost-efficient shutter, Lexwood is right for you. There are often many questions surrounding Lexwood Shutters. Such as: 

  • What are they? 
  • Who makes them? 
  • How are they made? 
  • How do they compare to other types of Shutters? 
  • What sizes, colors, and uses do they have?
  • How much do they cost? 
  • How cost-efficient are they?
  • Should I get them if I have pets or toddlers? 
  • Will they fit my style of home?

All of these questions will be answered below.

The Main Features of Lexwood Shutters

Do you just need a quick explanation of what Lexwood Shutters are? Well, they are a type of shutter that covers your windows from the inside of your house, they are operated by sliding a rod to open and close the shutters. Sunland Shutters created Lexwood Shutters; their patented design makes them more durable and customizable than any other shutter on the market. What makes them so durable is the fact they are made out of wood. Wood is much lighter and can be stretched further without needing more support compared to vinyl shutters. They can also fit into any rustic style home, if you don’t have that type of home, they can be painted to match any color. 

Who Makes Lexwood Shutters?

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Sunland Shutters are the creators of Lexwood Shutters. They take great care and consideration into their products. Their wooden shutters are made with 100% basswood, nothing else. Sunland recommends shutters to people who want to increase the style of their home and the value of it. Vineyard Blind & Shutter proudly offers Lexwood Shutters. 

How Do They Make Them?

These shutters are made very meticulously. Sunland says; “Our Lexwood® shutters are cut from premium kiln dried Basswood. Each shutter is hand built utilizing a unique process that combines old-world craftsmanship with cutting edge technology to offer precision design and consistent quality control.” Lexwood combines the best of both worlds! With the wide appeal and versatility of wood, with modern manufacturing technology. Basswood is a very good type of wood for this use, it is very easy to shape, but is durable enough for pets and children. 

Should I Get Lexwood or Vinyl Shutters?

Lexwood shutters are much more versatile. They have the advantage of fitting into a more rustic style home, but also the ability to be painted any color imaginable. Lexwood is also much lighter than vinyl shutters, but stronger. Vinyl (Polycore) shutters are limited by their weight and can only be 36 inches long without needing more support. Lexwood doesn’t have this problem. Although wood shutters are a bit more expensive, they might look much better in your style of home. 

All of the Colors, Sizes, and Uses of Lexwood Shutters

Since Lexwood shutters are made out of basswood, they have the option of being stained to bring out the wood grain or painted to match the interior of your home. The sizes and shapes that these shutters come in will fit any window you may have. These shapes include; Sunburst, Rake, Circle, Eyebrow, Arch, Octagon, and French Door. Doors? You may be asking. Well, Lexwood Shutters can also cover doors, both swing doors and sliding glass doors. Adding shades to your door can give you both uniformity and privacy that you may have been missing before. 

What About the Price?

Well, since they are made out of wood, they will come with a higher price point compared to Vinyl Shutters. Although, that cost can be justified if you plan on selling your home, or just want the best product out there. Other shutters on the market cannot compare. Another added benefit is that their insulating feature will eventually pay them off. Keeping them closed during the summer will keep your house cooler. Since the Lexwood Shutters are not hollow, they trap the hot air in between the window and the shutters, cutting down on your A.C. bill. During the winter months, keeping them open will heat up your home. Since they have a lot of visibility, they will let the sun pass into the house, cutting down on your heating bill. So, in a way, they could pay themselves off. 

What If I Have Pets? Or Small Children?

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Many pets love to look out the window, especially cats, and often times a window covering can get in the way of their amusement. Traditional blinds can get torn up, or the cords can get played with and ripped off. At times they can be a choking hazard to small children. Since Lexwood Shutters don’t use a cord, those can’t be hazardous or ripped off. Pets will sometimes destroy traditional blinds, but with Lexwood’s durability, they can’t do that as easily and will give up. The added visibility will also prevent your pets from destroying them in the first place. 

Will Lexwood Shutters Fit In With My Home?

If you have a very rustic or unique looking home, Lexwood Shutters will be the perfect fit.  Polycore shutters definitely have a more modern look, but will fit in with most white or off-white homes.

Why Not Try Lexwood Shutters?

Lexwood Shutters are no doubt the best wooden Shutter on the market, so why not call Vineyard Blind & Shutter and give them a try?