Plantation shutters in a living room

How Plantation Shutters Increases Home Values in San Diego

August 19, 2015

One of the questions homeowners commonly ask me as I’m leaving a consultation is: “Do plantation shutters increase home value?” I’m so glad they ask that because I have the chance to tell them about the many features of plantation shutters that make them a must-have when selling a home. I’ve seen homeowners in San Diego receive real returns on their window treatment investment when they resell their house, thanks to the durable, energy-efficient, and beautiful plantation shutters our professionals installed. Here’s how to get your plantation shutters' return on investment (ROI).

 
Crisp Polywood Plantation Shutters In Dining Room With Dark Paint 

Interior Shutters Are Durable

More than any other shutter in the industry, Polywood shutters last over 50 years when properly maintained. In fact, the paint finish we bake on these shutters has UV inhibitors that protects the material from damaging sun rays. This makes certain that Polywood never warp or lose its color regardless of how hot the San Diego temperatures get. And it is this durability that makes plantation shutters a leader among other window treatments, adding to your home’s value.

Shutters Are A Permanent Fixture

Since plantation shutters are installed to custom fit to your windows, they become a permanent fixture. Whether it’s Polywood or Ovation, these shutters cannot be transferred from one house to another. And as part of the property, they are assessed as a key addition to the house.

Polywood Shutters Are Energy Efficient

No other window treatment in San Diego is as energy efficient as plantation shutters. Our Polywood shutter insulates up to 70% better than an equal wood shutter. As a matter of fact, Polywood reduces heat transfer by 45.96%. With these energy efficient shutters on your home’s windows, any home buyer in the market will be interested in your house immediately. And real estate agents know that. That’s why you’ll see your home’s value rise and your house sell quicker.

Shutters Are Beautiful

When walking through the house with an assessor, a real estate agent, or a home buyer, the first impression stays with them long after they’ve gone home. How charming a window treatment is can make a difference between a house that sells quickly and one that stays on the market for a year. Whether you select the in vogue look of Polywood shutters or the timeless richness of Ovation wood shutters, our custom designs and installations make certain that the final product matches your style and enhances the elegance of your window.

And what about those specialty-shaped windows like an arch in the living room or a French door? Will the shutters take away from their natural elegance? Thanks to our cutting edge computer technology and 40+ years of experience, we custom make your shutters to look great and function effortlessly.

Add to Your Home’s Value with Plantation Shutters Today

Now that you’re interested in having plantation shutters in your home to raise its resale value, let’s craft your shutters together. During our in-home consultation, we’ll measure your windows and bring you samples of our Polywood and Ovation plantation shutters in multiple colors and louver sizes. Once your shutters are ordered, our installation professionals come out to your home and fit them to your windows perfectly. This way, your window treatment is both beautiful and functional. Your investment in plantation shutters today raises your home’s value tomorrow. Schedule your free in-home consultation today by calling 760-405-8887 or submitting the form below.

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