Bahama Shutters are a very popular option being used in South Florida. This option is most often seen among residential areas for the very tropical feel that it gives to any home. This style of shutter is mounted externally from the top of the window or opening where it is installed. The design usually is either made of wood or aluminum and it has the ability to remain propped open over the open area. If you would like to completely close this style of shutter you can while still enjoying the beautiful appeal of having this shutter as a bonus to your home or business. They also help keep your windows safe from intruders when their closed and you are not home, or keep them safe from hurricane winds and weather.
Bahama shutters can simply be pulled out and placed over the window to seal it closed. In doing this the window will no longer be in harms way when the hurricane watch is active. This style is window is perfect to have a tropical paradise design in your home that is both aesthetically pleasing and durable in your home or business. The color and the style of these shutters can be altered in many different ways and the final product will help increase the value of your home or business by adding a more appealing finish. Once the coloring process for your shutter has been finished, you will be left with a shutter that has a color more durable than paint. The reason is the process used to color the shutters is known to have powder baked into the shutter in extreme heats to give it a lasting color.