If you’re thinking about having window shutters installed in Los Altos Hills, CA, you want to consider some of the less-obvious benefits that window shutters will provide for your home, your family and you.
Home security is a priority for every homeowner. Not only do we want to keep our possessions safe, but we also want to keep our families safe. As home invasions become more common in all the neighborhoods where we live, we may be very focused on maximizing the security of our homes.
We may have expensive alarm systems installed or we may have elaborate camera systems set up that we can monitor through technology to keep our homes safer. We may also have camera doorbells installed so that we can use smart technology to not see who is at our doors, whether we’re home or not, but also to interact with those people in the hope of deterring malicious activity.
Bright or motion-sensitive outside lighting is something else that we may have installed to better protect our homes and families from unwanted intrusions and potential dangers.
However, another way that we can increase our home’s security is by having window shutters installed on every window.
Hunter Douglas window shutters provide an extra layer of security to all the other measures that we take to protect our homes and our families. Homes can be targeted by criminals for many reasons.
One reason is because the contents of our homes are visible from the outside. We may have family heirlooms that adorn our living rooms or we may have expensive items that we use as the focal point of our dining rooms or we may have our family rooms outfitted with lots of technology like gaming systems, very large-screen TVs, computers, and sound systems.
While all of these items make our homes welcoming to our family and friends, when they are visible from the outside of our homes, they also make our homes welcoming to people who want to steal them from us.
Window shutters can make sure that our family and friends can enjoy and appreciate all the nice things we have in our homes and that they are not visible to passersby who may want to take them from us.
Beyond potential thieves, however, window shutters offer our families protection from other unwanted things on the outside of our homes.
One of these is noise. As cities, towns, and neighborhoods grow, the level of outside noise increases. Whether it is the noise of more traffic, more neighbors, or more construction, noise pollution is something that every homeowner must contend with and protect their families from.
Hunter Douglas window shutters are manufactured with noise-absorbing materials that can eliminate or lessen quite a bit of the outside noise that homeowners can be bombarded with, ensuring that the inside of our homes offer the peace and quiet of the sanctuary that that we bought it for and intend for it to be.
Window shutters also offer protection from outside temperatures. Because window shutters fit tightly within the frame of windows, they can effectively block any outside air from coming inside our homes. This can ensure that the interior of our homes stays comfortable year round without us having to constantly adjust the thermostat.
If you’d like to learn more about plantation window shutters in Los Altos Hills, CA, you can speak with our experienced staff at Windows & Beyond, Inc. You can come to our showroom at 4020 Fabian Way, Palo Alto, CA 94303, or you can call us at (650) 938-8822 for a free in-home estimate.