Plantation Shutters: The Safe Choice

Plantation Shutters: The Safe Choice

Cords on blinds and other window coverings have made the news recently for their potential danger to kids and pets. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports at least 17,000 kids under 6 years old went to the emergency room between 1990 and 2015 with...
Watch For Our Van

Watch For Our Van

Custom Blinds underwent a re-branding a couple of years ago, with a new logo, color scheme and website. We have since been expanding that new branding to all of our operations. And the latest part of the business to get the new treatment is our van, and we couldn’t be...
Wood-Stained Plantation Shutters

Wood-Stained Plantation Shutters

Today’s design trends are perfectly suited for wood-stained plantation shutters. They offer the classic durability and features of all shutters, with the added on-trend warmth that comes from organic finishes that bring the texture and feel of the outdoors inside your...
Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Makeover

In our continuing Before and After series, we feature a master bedroom in Vestavia. You’ve heard us talk about the design possibilities in painting existing plantation shutters. This makeover highlights what an impact a few good design choices can have in creating a...
Give New Life to Dated Shutters

Give New Life to Dated Shutters

Do you have plantation shutters that are feeling a little tired? Maybe you bought a home with shutters, but you want to paint the room in an updated color palette, and the shutters are stuck in last decade’s too-dark beige or not-quite-right-white? You may be tempted...
Repairing Blinds & Shutters

Repairing Blinds & Shutters

While our primary business is the installation of blinds, shades, and plantation shutters, we also stand behind our work and therefore provide repair services as well. Sometimes those repairs are on blinds and shutters that we installed, and sometimes those services...