Shutters & Awnings

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An Introduction to Awnings

Awnings can be used not only to give a little extra aesthetic appeal to the outside of a home or mobile

Shutter Installation for Interior Windows

Window shutter installation has been a way of ensuring privacy and controlling light while adding style

How to Clean Mildew from Retractable Patio Awnings

Retractable patio awnings are a great addition to you outdoor living. But like any outdoor item, they

How to Make Bahama Shutters

Bahama shutters offer protection from the weather and allow air to circulate through the room.

How to Repair Accordion Shutters

Because accordion shutters are intended to protect against hurricane winds they are generally durable, but they do need some maintenance now and then.

Common Fixes for Rolling Shutters

Rolling shutters help protect your home or business, but they need a little care now and then.

How to Repair Rolling Window Shutters

There are typically only a few reasons that rolling blinds stop working.

RV Awning Repair: Re-tensioning the Spring

Re-tension your spring in 5 simple steps!

How to Make Arched Top Window Treatments

Follow these steps to make arched window treatments.

How to Replace RV Awning Fabric

Read this article for advice on replacing the awning fabric on an RV.

Home Improvement Remodeling: Install Shutters

If you want to give your home a facelift but have limited carpentry skills, installing shutters can be

Buy Plantation Shutters To Add Flair To Windows

Adding home plantation shutters can add character to the exterior of your home, especially if it has

Buying the Right Outdoor Shutters

Outdoor shutters are a great way to add a touch of character, or nostalgia, too many homes. They are

Building Or Refurbishing An Overhang

The sloping angle of an overhang diverts water away from your house to prevent water from spilling onto

How to Build Batten Board Shutters

If you are looking for a way to brighten up the exterior of your home, batten board shutters are an affordable

How To Build Exterior Wooden Shutters

Exterior wooden shutters can be decorative and serve a function. They can add to the value of your home

Installing Vinyl Shutters On Brick Walls

Vinyl shutters can be a wonderful finishing touch to a brick house exterior. Shutters provide an exterior

Make a Canvas Awning in 4 Steps

A canvas awning is a great way to shade a door or window. The process isn’t the hardest in the

How To Design A Window Awning

A window awning creates shade while providing a decorative look to your home. When designing a window

Window Awning Advantages

Installing a window awning can offer advantages above just looking great. They are easy to install and

Aluminum Awning Maintenance - 3 Tips

An aluminum awning can provide many years of service while still looking good. And while aluminum requries

How to Make Plywood Hurricane Window Shutters

In a hurricane prone area, window shutters are essential to protect the windows of houses from being

How to Build Aluminum Awnings

Aluminum awnings are among the most durable and attractive awnings you can build. They will keep your

How to Hang Window Treatments Over a Bay Window

Bay windows offer a challenge if you are interested in outfitting them with beautiful window treatments.

How to Frame an Overhang

If you're planning to build a porch overhang, you'll need to begin with the frame. After you've checked

How to Make Awning Curtains

Awning curtains add a nice touch to any room and are not difficult to make. Step 1 – Decide Which

4 Tips to Help Save Energy with Window Treatments

Save energy by reducing heat loss in the winter and heat gain in the summer by installing window treatments

Attaching an Awning Frame

Awning frames can be free standing or obtain their support from another structure. Even a free standing

How to Build an Awning Frame

An awning frame supports awning curtains and can provide shade and privacy. Whether you want to build

3 Tips on Painting Vinyl Awnings

Painting your awnings is an easy way to change the exterior look of your home without investing a lot

How to Prevent Birds from Nesting in Your Patio Awnings

Birds can be very frustrating, unwelcome visitors in patio awnings. Here are a few tips to follow if

How to Measure for an RV Awning

You will need a simple tape measure to determine how much space you have for a recreational vehicle or

5 Latest Trends in Window Treatments

Interior design trends tend to cycle approximately once every 10 years. Current trends in window treatments

How to Make Beach Window Treatments

Making your own beached-themed window treatments is an easy option for any novice decorator. Window treatments

How to Adjust Tension in Awnings

Enjoying the peaceful outdoor scenery while shaded from the hot sun underneath an awning is a calming

How to Make Blackout Window Treatments

Blackout curtains are window treatments that are used to limit, if not completely block, the amount of

4 Steps to Make Insulated Window Treatments

If you are looking for an easy and attractive way to cut your heating and cooling costs, look no further

How to Make Sewless Window Valances

Learning how to make sewless window valances is a great way to brighten any room in your home. All you

How to Make Wooden Window Valances

Wooden window valences can add to the charm and character of the interior design. You can choose from

7 Benefits of Window Valances

There are many options and benefits available for window valances. Valances come in a variety of shapes

How to Remove Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are window blinds made up of slats of wood. These slats are mounted on a solid frame

Aluminum vs Metal Awnings: Pros and Cons

Awnings can add value and curb appeal to any home. They are not only attractive but also prevent against