What are shutter hinges called?
Tiebacks, also called shutter dogs, are available in both historical and whimsical designs. They hold your shutters in place and offer a great way to express your style.
Can vinyl shutters be hinged?
Vinyl Shutters are for decorative use only and cannot be installed for functional use. However there are several products including fake hinges and scroll holdbacks that will decorate vinyl shutters and make them more attractive.
Are plantation shutters hinged?
Hinged panels are the most popular choice as they’re not only used on windows, but they can also be added to doorway openings. This will depend on the material type and application of each individual opening. Minimum height for hinged configurations is 350mm; maximum is 2900mm.
What holds shutters together?
Also called shutter holdbacks or shutter tiebacks, shutter dogs are designed to keep your window shutters tight to the wall when open. Mounted directly below the open shutter panel, they pivot horizontally, allowing you to release and close the shutters when needed.
Why are they called shutter dogs?
“Dog” is an Old English term defined as a “simple mechanical devices for holding, gripping, or fastening.” Therefore, restraints that hold exterior shutters in place are commonly called shutter dogs.
What is a shutter dog?
What are shutter dogs? Also called shutter holdbacks or shutter tiebacks, shutter dogs are designed to keep your window shutters tight to the wall when open. Mounted directly below the open shutter panel, they pivot horizontally, allowing you to release and close the shutters when needed.
Do shutters go inside or outside?
Shutters can be mounted outside the window opening or inside. To decide which is right for you, start by looking to see if you have molding around your window opening. We recommend mounting shutters inside the window opening when you do have decorative trim or molding around your window.
Should you put shutters on back of house?
Whether it’s high winds or flying debris, functional shutters act as a shield for your windows and help keep everything inside safe. Windows at the back of a home are just as vulnerable to weather damage as those in the front; therefore, shutters can provide the same benefits on both sides.
What are the Best Exterior shutters for my home?
Vinyl is a popular choice for exterior shutters because the material resists fading, rot, cracking and peeling. Wood shutters can be painted or stained to match your home and changed if you repaint the house. See How to Choose and Install Exterior Shutters for more advice.
Does Lowes sell shutters?
While basic black shutters are always a popular choice, Lowe’s has a range of other colors and finishes to match your house or trim. There are shutters suit any budget, as well as different size options to fit most windows.
What is a custom shutter?
The custom shutter is designed to fit your exact sizing and styling needs. By choosing a custom shutter you will be delivered a quality product that includes real wood appearance, molded through color and high-performance co-polymer material.
Why choose polypropylene shutters?
Polypropylene shutters are manufactured in the USA and help bring style, charm, and value to your home. By choosing board and batten shutters you will be delivered a quality product that includes real wood appearance, molded through color, and high-performance co-polymer material.