Our shutters are an elegant and stunning addition to any decor. They are designed to not only be aesthetically pleasing, but also to perform well. You may have wondered what goes into creating our shutters. But before we go any further, let's clarify the difference between custom and custom-made shutters. “Custom” is a broad term and refers to shutters that are pre-made and then cut down to fit the specifications of the window installation. This process can sometimes result in shutters that do not fit properly. “Custom-made” means that the shutters were built to your specifications to insure that they fit correctly and perform well. The real question is, how are custom-made shutters fabricated? The first step in the fabrication process is to properly measure the window openings to ensure a great fit. You can follow the instructions provided by your s shutter fabricator or you can have a professional obtain the measurements. Generally, it is better to have a professional take care of this job to ensure that the measurements are correct. One incorrect measurement can result in a costly mistake. Next, the shutters are created using your measurements and the materials that you chose. A shutter is made of five components: the louvers, tilt-bar, top and bottom rails, divider rail and frame. Each of these is customized to fit your window. You can also choose different widths for the louvers. Using the very best quality materials, the shutters are built with state-of the-art precision equipment. Once the fabrication process is complete, the shutters are ready to be installed. Have a professional install your shutters or do it yourself by following our guide. Properly installed shutters will give you years of pleasure with smooth operation. Custom-made shutters are a wonderful addition to any home or business. They help to control cooling costs, protect furnishing and carpeting and provide security. You can easily adjust your shutters to control the amount of natural light that is allowed into a room. shutters give a room a finished look that works well with any theme or style. Learning how custom-made shutters are made allows you to see the attentions to detail that is needed to make a quality product. Take time to select your source for your shutters and remember to look for custom-made shutters using quality materials from a reputable shutter company. You will find that custom-made shutters are a wonderful addition to and investment in your home.