What to Look for in a Motorized Shutter

 

There are many options available on the shutter market today. A popular option today is motorized shutter. This type of shutter adds comfort and security to your home at a click of a button. You no longer need to get up to adjust your shutters to keep the light from shining in your eyes. These shutters can also lower your electricity bill, as you’ll end up using less energy. Here are the qualities you want to consider when shopping for functional motorized shutters.

1) Sizing

The size is the first thing you want to look at because your shutters need to fit your windows exactly. Bring your window measurements with you when you go shopping with you so you only browse through the shutters that will fit your windows. You don’t want to fall in love with window shutters that won’t fit your window. If you’re not sure how to properly measure your windows you can ask someone from the shutter company to measure them for you.

2) Aesthetics

The elegance of the shutter is going to depend on its looks. This is as simple as it gets when it comes to any window covering and the same applies to a motorized solution. You shouldn’t choose any window covering that doesn’t match the room’s theme or doesn’t fit the color scheme of the room. Your shutters blend into the room. Take some time to research color proper color combinations and bring them with you when shopping for your shutters. These shutters come in a variety of colors and your shutter salesman should have plenty of catalogues for you to browse through.

3) Durability

Anything with a motor is adding a new component to the mix. This means you have to consider how long the motor will last. This is something you need to talk about with your shutter salesman. You need to find out how long the shutters will last and what kind of maintenance the shutters need. You can also ask them what you can do to increase the durability of the motor.

Motorized shutters are truly convenient and add a lot of charm to any room. Take your time to find the one that suits your home the best. Be sure to tell the shutter salesman your color scheme, window size, and budget. This will make things a lot easier for you. Once these shutters are installed you’ll never want to go back to non-motorized shutters again. Just be sure to keep your shutter remote in a safe place and have new batteries on hand. In fact, when you buy your shutters, ask for an extra remote.