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Just Listed: Barn Door Style Shutters

Our newest shutter style, a framed barn door style, can be stained, painted or left natural giving your home a fresh, updated look.  We love the polished look of these shutters and know they will shine on any style of home.  Message us today for details and we will start a custom order for you!… Continue reading Just Listed: Barn Door Style Shutters

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Shutters at Home

We wanted to share a few photos of our shutters at home!  Thanks so much to our customers for sending us these photos!   Check out our shop for more information on our shutter styles.  If you have a style in mind that is not listed on our shop, send us a photo and we’ll… Continue reading Shutters at Home

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How to Pick Out Decorative Shutter Hardware

In a previous post, we discussed how installing shutters can increase the curb appeal of your home. In today’s post, we take that thought a step further and delve into picking out ornamental hardware for shutters. The main types of shutter hardware include: holdbacks, clavos, strap hinges, and L-hinges. Holdbacks are typically S-shaped hooks that appear… Continue reading How to Pick Out Decorative Shutter Hardware

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What Shutter Style Are You?

As is well known, exterior shutters come in a variety of sizes, styles, shapes and colors. Here at our shop we have been pushing ourselves to add a little variety and color by incorporating some new styles.  We recently listed our latest style of shutter, the Savannah shutter.  The photos you’ll see below as well… Continue reading What Shutter Style Are You?

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Savannah Inspired Shutters

We have always had our eye on Savannah, Georgia.  Living in a cold climate like the Chicago area, we find ourselves ‘house hunting’ every January or February for a new, warmer place to live.  Every year Savannah tops our list as one of our favorite warm weather cities.  We love the history of the old… Continue reading Savannah Inspired Shutters

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Summer’s End Sale Starts Today!

Come visit our shop today and save 10% off of your purchase!  Offer ends on the 15th – so message us with questions on our custom cedar shutters to spruce up your home’s exterior or choose one of our vintage pieces to add a fresh style to your living space. Some of our favorites are… Continue reading Summer’s End Sale Starts Today!

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Installing Wooden Shutters

Installing cedar or any wooden shutters is a relatively straightforward task that can be accomplished by one person. The tools that are needed include the following: (1 or 2) 6 or 8’ step ladder (1st floor shutters) (2) 6’+ extension ladder (2nd floor shutters) Level Drill 3/16 wood drill bit 5/32 masonry drlll bit Phillips… Continue reading Installing Wooden Shutters

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Celebrating Summer, Sales and Shutters

It’s July 13th, the middle of summer here, and we are celebrating at Grove Job Shop. We can’t believe July is already half over, yet are welcoming the warmer temperatures finally!  In addition to the hot summer weather, we are also excited to celebrate our 10th sale at our shop!  While ten may not seem… Continue reading Celebrating Summer, Sales and Shutters

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Mid-Summer Shutter Sale! One Week Only!

Improve the look of your home with new shutters.  Our shop offers a variety of styles and colors.  Customers can choose the style and stain color of their choice.  Don’t see a style you like?  Just send us a photo of your preferred style and we will build it for you!  Order this week and… Continue reading Mid-Summer Shutter Sale! One Week Only!

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How to Measure for Shutters

Shutters are decorative architectural elements that can enhance the beauty of nearly any style of home when designed, built, and assembled properly. In this post, we will address important details to keep in mind when measuring for and designing shutters. In order to make the shutters appear more authentic and operational, it is best to install… Continue reading How to Measure for Shutters