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How Can You Keep Your Shutters In Fantastic Condition?

When you buy some brand new shutters you want them to last as long as possible without becoming damaged or dirty. This will keep the outside of your house looking good and you will get lots of compliments from people who have decided to pay you a visit. 

There are lots of different ways to keep your shutters in top condition. At Boardwalk, we understand that you want top-quality shutters, and ours are made to the highest standard possible. 

How can you keep your shutters in fantastic condition?

Avoid Slamming Them 

When you are opening and closing your shutters, you need to be as gentle as possible. This means that you shouldn’t slam them or open them too forcefully. The handles and locks can become broken if you do this, and the slats might start to become dislodged. This will mean that you will have to have the shutters repaired or replaced.

With gentle treatment, the shutters will last you for an incredibly long time and they will continue to provide robust protection for your home. 

Close Them On Exceptionally Windy Days

Shutters are best suited for warm, still days so that you can let as much air flow through the house when they are open. When the wind is picking up, you should close and lock the affordable shutters so they will not get buffeted by high winds. This can cause the shutters to get damaged.

Dry Them Off When They Get Wet

Your shutters are built to withstand the elements, but that doesn’t mean that you should neglect them completely. You should always dry the shutters after there has been a downpour. This will prevent them from becoming warped.

The shutters are treated so that rain will not cause extensive damage, but you should still take this necessary precaution.

Then you can enjoy your shutters for as long as possible. 

Don’t Force the Handles

When you are closing or opening the shutters, make sure that you are not putting an unnecessary amount of strain on the handles of the shutter. Handles can become loose if you decide to yank them, and they might snap if you use excessive force. Using the handles correctly will ensure that they will last for an extremely long time. You should check the handles every so often to make sure that they are in the same condition as when you bought the shutters.

Keeping your shutters in good condition is a straightforward process, and they will last for many years. They keep your house secure and warm. Contact Boardwalk if you are thinking of buying some shutters!