Which Shutters Provide Better Insulation: Wood or Composite?

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While, both wood and composite shutters provide a level of insulation, with temperature and light control, the density of composite shutters ranks it at the top of the R-value chart. What is R-value and why is it important? R-value measures heat resistance, so the higher the product’s R-value is, the better it is at insulating the home and improving energy efficiency.

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Constructed with a solid MDF core and finished with a polypropylene coating that prevents moisture absorption, the composite shutter provides a range of benefits not offered in a wood or vinyl shutter. In fact, there are 4 benefits provided by composite shutters:

  1. Better consistency and durability
  2. Better heat resistance
  3. Will not fade or yellow with sun exposure
  4. Will, not chip, warp or crack over time

Because of these features, the PureVu composite shutter, from Budget Blinds, has the BEST warranty on the market, with a Lifetime Guarantee on the finish! That’s right, you will never have to paint your shutter. Why? Because the composite shutter’s polypropylene finish has UV inhibitors that protect the shutters and keep them from discoloring. Plus, the moisture-resistant finish makes composite shutters perfect for kitchens and bathrooms. Additionally, the durable stain-resistant coating, makes them easy to clean and a wise choice for kid’s rooms and active family rooms. Available in a range of classic whites to trending grays, composite shutters are the family-friendly choice in window treatments.

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Yes, shutters are an investment, but one that repays you with added insulation, energy efficiency, child-safe functionality, and durability. Plus, their timeless appeal, adds beauty and value to your home. Ready to upgrade and add insulating, energy-saving composite shutters to your home? Visit www.budgetblinds.com to find your local Budget Blinds Design Consultant.

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