Posts Tagged ‘Glass Windows’
Plantation shutters can give your home a rustic elegance. These shutters mount into a solid interior frame to make a design statement in addition to being functional. They take their name from the early- to mid-19th century plantation homes in the Caribbean and American South; in a warm, humid climate, before the introduction of window glass, the shutters could be opened for fresh air and ventilation and closed completely in bad weather. Now, they’re commonly paired with glass windows and are opened more for light and a clear view than for fresh air. Not sure whether plantation shutters are right for your space? Consider the aesthetic and atmosphere you hope to achieve.
How Plantation Shutters Work
Plantation shutters are traditionally wooden slats mounted into a wooden frame, although composites and man-made materials are now available. Unlike curtains or hanging blinds, plantation shutters are a permanent fixture in the window. The slats open and close via a rod in the middle of the shutter. Modern versions are often hinged and segmented, so they can be folded away from the window to allow for an unobstructed view. They can cover the entire window or only part of Read the rest of this entry »
Worried about the security of your home or business? What about security window film? With the economy at an all time low, and crime on a steady rise even in suburban neighborhoods, beefing up your home or business security should take precedence. From alarm systems to window bars, there are many options to choose from, but few offer the benefits of security window film. If you are on the fence about what you might need to secure your own residential or commercial property, read on to see if security window film might just be the perfect thing for you. Read the rest of this entry »
A grand bathroom with a sizable window overlooking a terrace with Japanese garden of stones for the majority of us is aloof an unreal dream. We always want more than we have it seems. And in severe city conditions even a relatively immense bathroom never appears astronomical enough to realize all of our projects. But what is different today is the desire for functional space-efficient ideas which are graceful and stylish too.
So A kingdom is too miniature, as the eminent stepmother from a fairy-tale Cinderella told. What if we try to solve a plight using internal state? If there is absolutely nowhere to consume square meters from, then it is possible to try to get them virtually, simply creating their visibility. Read the rest of this entry »