Houston Café Shutters Give Your Home A Unique Look

Café shutters (sometimes known as half shutters) can totally change the look of your kitchen, dining room, or breakfast nook. Café shutters put the beautiful louvers and classic looks of Houston plantation shutters on the bottom half of windows, with open space on the top half to let light pour in.

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The Reason for Houston Café Shutters

Café shutters are more than just the bottom half of a set of plantation shutters, though. They’re a whole window treatment in their own right, designed to let in an amount of light all the time, yet still maintaining your privacy. This makes them perfect for tall or high-wall windows in your space. They also work perfectly in rooms that can make beautiful use of natural light such as the living room or kitchen and dining room.

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Café shutters can easily pair with just about any other window treatment, if you’d rather not keep the top of your window frame bare. Match natural wood café shutters with an earth-toned valance for that classic café feel, or pair white faux wood cafe shutters with some solid drapes for a more up to date look. There are many possibilities when you can make use of natural light, stylish plantation shutters, and your imagination.

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You may ask yourself, “But wouldn’t I just be better off installing standard shutters on my window?” There’s no right or wrong answer here, because every home is unique. Ask your Sunburst Shutters sales rep for tips to choose the best fit for your windows

But if you want to bridge the gap between full plantation shutters and café style shutters. If that’s the case, you want plantation shutters with a divider rail.


Divider Rail Shutters Give You The Best of Both Worlds

Divider rail shutters the full frame of a standard set of window shutters, but with an added bonus. On most shutters, all of the louvers move together from top to bottom. Divider rail shutters have two halves that move separately, meaning that you can tilt the top half of your louvers without moving the bottom, and so forth.

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A divider rail means that you basically have all the advantages of café shutters, but without leaving one half of the window permanently uncovered. You can fully close your shutters for privacy, and to keep your home more comfortable. And when you tilt the top louvers horizontally, they’re barely noticeable, giving you that same café shutter look if you ever want it.

Get Café Shutters in Houston Today!

Wondering if café shutters are right for you? It comes down to your home’s unique needs, design, and your own personal style. If you’re stuck in the decision process, Sunburst Shutters Houston would love to help.

Call Sunburst Shutters Houston at 713-853-9629 or fill out the contact form below to schedule a free in-home shutter consultation with our design experts today.