Faux Wood Shutters VS Real Wood Shutters in St. George10/21/2015Kasey Udy When searching for plantation shutters in St. George, homeowners have their pick of wood shutters or faux wood shutters. These plantation shutters are more different than you think. At Sunburst Shutters St. George, we carry Polywood®; (a faux wood plantation shutter) and Ovation®; (a real wood shutter) to meet your window treatment needs. Find out how faux wood shutters compare with wood shutters. From their energy efficiency to their materials and more. Materials Polywood shutters are crafted from a synthetic composite that results in the most energy efficiency and durability. We formed this faux wood shutter more than 25 years ago to provide you with a high quality plantation shutter that competes with any wood shutter. Our Ovation wood shutters are built from solid teak. This furniture-grade wood shutter adds the classic look of wood to any room in your St. George home. Energy Efficiency Compared to other window treatments, shutters are the most energy efficient in St. George. And in the plantation shutters market, our faux wood shutters block the effects of the outside climate 70% better than equivalent wood shutters. But that doesn’t mean our wood shutters aren’t exemplary when it comes to energy efficiency as the only window treatment that exceeds their efficiency are Polywood shutters. Durability Polywood shutters are crafted from a solid-engineered wood substitute that won’t crack. They last far longer than traditional wood shutters. They can last for more than 50 years with adequate care. Our Ovation shutter is the only five star wood shutter in the world. And with both types of joints (mortise-and-tenon and dowel), these wood shutters are the highest grade when it comes to durability and will last decades in your St. George home. Cleaning You can dust both faux and wood shutters easily. However, when it comes to stains, dirt, and other marks, just wipe faux and wood shutters with a rag that’s barely damp. Make sure to quickly dry the wood shutters. Colors Polywood shutters come in three premium white paints. And we bring you a selection of custom paints that can be matched to the room’s color palette. We apply a high quality paint that contains UV inhibitors so the color never fades. Ovation wood shutters are best when stained with one of our 28 wood stains. Custom Built Both faux wood shutters and wood shutters are custom fashioned to fit your window or door just right. Our professionals measure the window to create shutter panels that are exquisite and work with ease. Special Shapes Whether your St. George home has triangle windows or arched ones, we can custom build your choice of plantation shutters to fit perfectly. Our experts account for every curve and angle. And with our latest computer software and over 40 years of experience, we build your real wood and faux wood shutters to the specifications of your specialty shaped window. Summary: Polywood Shutters vs. Ovation Wood Shutters Polywood Shutters Ovation Wood Shutters Materials Synthetic composite Teak Energy Efficiency Highest (insulates 70% better than equivalent wood shutter) High Durability 50+ years 50+ years Cleaning Dusting, wipe spots with damp rag Dusting, wipe spots with damp rag Colors Premium white paints, custom color matching paints 11 Paint colors, 28 wood stains Custom Built All custom made All custom made Special Shapes Arch, circle, octagon, triangle, french door Arch, circle, octagon, triangle, french door Get More Information On Polywood or Ovation Plantation Shutters For more specifics about Polywood or Ovation shutters in St. George and to schedule a free in-home consultation, call 435-485-9332 or fill out the form below today!