Café shutters (sometimes called half-height shutters) can totally change the look of your kitchen, dining space, or in-home bar. Café shutters put the beautiful louvers and classic looks of Miami plantation shutters on the bottom part of the frame, with open space on the top part that lets light come in.
The Reason for Miami Café Shutters
Café shutters are more than just the bottom half of a set of plantation shutters, though. They’re a complete shutter product all their own, built to let in an amount of light at all times, yet still maintaining your privacy. That makes them awesome partners for tall or high-wall windows in your house. They also work perfectly in rooms that you want natural light to shine in such as your kitchen or dining room.
Café shutters can easily pair with several other window treatments, in case you’d prefer the top half of your window to be covered. Match natural wood café shutters with neutral valance for that classic café aesthetic, or pair white faux wood cafe shutters with some bright and beautiful drapes for a more up to date look. There are many possibilities when you can combine natural light, beautiful plantation shutters, and your imagination.
You may ask yourself, “But wouldn’t I just be better off installing a full set of shutters on my window?” There’s no right or wrong answer to this question, because every home is different. Ask your Sunburst Shutters sales rep for advice on choosing the perfect fit for your home
But if you want the benefits of both cafe shutters and full shutters. That’s where divider rail shutters come in.
Divider Rail Shutters – The Best of Both Worlds
Divider rail shutters the full frame of a standard set of window shutters, but with an added bonus. With most shutters, all of the louvers move together from top to bottom. Plantation shutters with a divider rail are split in half, meaning that you can adjust the bottom half of your louvers without moving the top, and so forth.
With a divider rail you can have all the advantages of café shutters, but without leaving one half of the window permanently uncovered. You can completely close your shutters for privacy, and to keep your home more comfortable. And when you adjust the louvers to lay horizontally, they’re almost invisible, giving you the look of cafe shutters if and when you need it.
Get Café Shutters in Miami Today!
So are café shutters or divider rail shutters right for you? It comes down to your home’s unique needs, design, and your own personal style. If you’re looking for a second opinion, Sunburst Shutters Miami would love to help.
Call our office at 305-520-7515 or fill out the contact form below to schedule a free in-home shutter consultation with our design experts today.