It doesn’t happen often, but we’ve heard a Miami homeowner or two claim that “all shutters look the same.” Let’s eliminate any misconception – those claims couldn’t be further from the truth.
Many people don’t know the number of options there are when it comes to choosing plantation shutters in Miami, and the huge impact those options could have. One of the most important of those options is the style of shutter frame you pick.
Miami Custom Shutter Frames
Your options for shutter frames will depend on:
How your window opens and shuts.
The depth of the window sill.
Whether you’ll have an outside mount or inside mount.
Your own personal style.
A few of our shutter frames are offered only in certain materials, such as our Polywood® faux wood shutters, some are only available with an inside or outside mount of a window, and some will be a better match for your existing trim, like our Craftsman frame shutters, ideal for Craftsman style homes and offered exclusively by Sunburst.
Here are some of the most common shutter frames we recommend to Miami homeowners.
Craftsman Frame Shutters - You can’t open a Better Homes and Gardens without seeing Craftsman design. This Sunburst-exclusive frame was built specifically for Craftsman style houses and homes that utilize Craftsman elements. A Craftsman frame gives you a clean and simple look, so no part of your home looks “overdesigned” compared to the rest. If getting back to your Craftsman roots is your desire, this is the frame for you. Currently offered in Polywood and reclaimed wood shutters only.
L-Frame Shutters - An L-frame is possibly the simplest and most functional frame style. They have a sleek, contemporary look, and tend to be the easiest to work around for specialty windows. The L-frame can function as either an inside or outside mount, in case you want to keep your existing window trim in place, and is available in every single one of our shutters.
Z-Frame Shutters - Z-frames are a widely-chosen style because they give you a stylized, sophisticated look on your window, similar to crown or bass molding. This frame is called a “Z-frame” because of the shape of its exterior, which is installed on an inside mount of a window jamb, but wraps around to the outside creating a “Z” shape. That wrapping shape allows it to substitute for window trim if you don’t have any existing trim. Z-frames are available in all of our shutter materials.
Decorative Frame Shutters - A decorative frame definitely lives up to its name. With stylish texture and an elegant shape, this frame is best used when you have no existing window trim, or if you want to cover your existing trim. Decorative frames are offered in Ovation and Polywood shutters only.
Alongside your custom shutter frame, there are still a wealth of options for you to further customize your shutters. All of our frames can have a sill piece attachment added, in addition to other add-ons your installer can walk you through. To find out more about your custom shutter options, call your local Miami pros at 305-520-7515