Why consider roller or DIY plantation shutters?
Are you looking to delve into the possibility of DIY shutters for your window treatment? Considering the state of today’s economy, people are always looking for clever ways to beautify their homes without having to pay exorbitant costs. Looking at your window treatment as a challenging DIY project is definitely a perfect way of doing just that (if you’re feeling up to it that is).
DIY plantation shutters and DIY roller shutters are a good and inexpensive way of improving the aesthetics of any home while keeping cost as low as possible. Plantation shutters are some of the best investment that you can make for your home and helps to dramatically increase real estate value. Unfortunately, these shutters are some of the most expensive in the market and a significant portion of the cost often goes to professional installation fees, which can set you back quite significantly.
Saving cost with DIY window shutters
If you’re really keen about saving cost then you can very well attempt to do DIY window shutters and create such window treatments from scratch. All you need is a couple of hardwood planks along with a number of DIY and wood working tools. Most people, of course, are not that technically inclined nor do they have the time to attempt such a project. If that sounds a lot like you then kits for DIY shutters offered by a number of manufacturers these days, might just be the perfect solution!
DIY kits for window shutters generally contain everything that you need to install your plantation or roller shutters on your own save for a few basic tools that you’ll need to get the job done which you probably have already. You need only to give the manufacturer the exact dimensions of the windows that you intend to install your shutters on.
In addition to the reduced cost, DIY window shutters present a few notable advantages, the most significant of which is a better appreciation for quality. Installing window shutters yourself will help you better understand and compare the quality that goes into the construction of plantation or roller shutters. Hence you’d be in a much better position to negotiate cost which will certainly help you drive expenses down without compromising too much and quality.
Looking to get started with DIY kits for your window treatments? Perhaps you are in need of some professional advice taking window measurements or actually installing window shutters on your own? We at Shutters Australia would certainly be happy to help! Call us today on 1300 853 206 and look into your options in DIY shutters today!