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“Before buying Bahama Shutters,
do yourself a favor and talk to me first!

I can save you hours and hours of
frustration. I’ll show you what will work best
and look best for your specific situation anywhere
in your home. So many material and color choices, – it
can be so confusing – I make it so easy!
Let my 20+ year interior design expertise ensure
you get the Bahama Shutters look you really want.
AT NO EXTRA COST!"

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“Before buying Bahama Shutters,
do yourself a favor and talk to me first!

I can save you hours and hours of frustration. I’ll show you what will work best and look best for your specific situation anywhere in your home. So many material and color choices, – it can be so confusing – I make it so easy! Let my 20+ year interior design expertise ensure you get the Bahama shutters look you really want. AT NO EXTRA COST!"

Bahama shutters are becoming immensely popular across many regions in the U.S., especially in Florida. When you think about upgrading your home, more people are considering outdoor Bahama shutters, for both appearance and protection from strong winds and heavy rains.

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Though the main function of Bahama shutters, also known as Bermuda shutters, is to provide protection during hurricanes and stormy weather, they have completely transformed the way homeowners add a summertime or tropical style to their homes.

I partner with the finest industry brands, as well as working with local and independent manufacturers who can create the perfect look and best results for the best price!

Bahama shutters deliver great curb appeal – and so much more!

These exterior shutters add architectural appeal, color, and interest to your home, but in addition to providing storm protection, they also offer home security and energy savings. That’s right. Bahama shutters are among the most useful additions available for your home or commercial property.

What are Bahama shutters?

Bahama shutters consist of single-piece louvered shutters fixed above a window. They are unique due to their top-hinged design which allows you to push them outwards. Most of the other window shutters open from the side to open and close. This design makes it easier to shut close when a storm approaches. They are secured to the wall unlike other shutter systems making them stronger.

You can choose from a variety of shutter materials, colors, sizes to suit your home. This flexibility makes Bermuda shutters popular for customization. Whatever the type of home you have, it’s possible to utilize the beauty and functionality of this exterior window treatment.
These window coverings date back to British colonial architecture. They were popular in the tropics and spread from the South to the rest of the country. If you want to give your home a makeover, these classic shutters will do the trick.

You will find Bahama shutters installed for small businesses, homes as well as gazebos and beachside cabanas. They offer great protective performance along with an attractive tropical style.

Standard Bahama shutters

Whether you’re creating shelter against direct sunlight or simply adore the easy-breezy look of Bahama shutters, this shutter style instantly creates an immediate feeling of pure relaxation.

Hurricane-rated Bahama shutters

For those interested in added protection against summer storms and gusty winds, our hurricane shutters are impact-rated to ensure the safety of your home and windows.

Bahama shutter materials

  • Wood is the first material that comes to mind whenever most think of Bahama window shutters. Wood has a classic feel to it, and it’s no wonder many homeowners still use it for their Bahama shutters.
  • Aluminum is a lightweight and versatile building material and popular in making Bahama window shutters. It offers ease of maintenance, customization, and durability. They will serve as tough hurricane shutters without damage.
  • Composite, or Medium-density fibreboard (MDF), has become the most popular alternative to wood in shutter manufacture, for affordability, durability, and more protection from moisture, than standard wood Bahama shutters.

Varieties and versatility of these shutters

Exterior shutters are often aluminum constructed while distinctive wood Bahama-style shutters add panache to various architectural styles. And composites are a mid-level alternative. They can be tailor-made to fit any window.

The appeal of Bahama shutters

Beauty and versatility are two of the major appealing factors with these shutters. You will increase your home’s value when you addBahama-style shutters. With the abundance of color options, styles, and versatility, your home’s appearance will be dramatically enhanced while adding protection and safety.

Many benefits and advantages to installing Bahama shutters

Home protection – They are sturdy and durable and thus ideal for hurricane protection. They serve to protect your home and the occupants during heavy storms.

Aesthetics – Bahama outdoor shutters are an instant style fix if you want to give your home a makeover. You can choose a color that blends with the rest of your home or go for bold colors to contrast with the walls. Whatever your choice, these shutters are easy to notice.

Increase your home’s value – Homebuyers look for practical additions to prospective homes they would like to buy. Shutters add to the value of your home because they fuse aesthetics and functionality.

Privacy considerations – If you have windows facing public spaces, there’s no better way to maintain privacy than with these outdoor shutters. They are easy to open and close.

Energy efficiency – You can control the amount of air that flows into your home at all times. These shutters are thus integral to boost your home’s energy efficiency. In cold weather, you keep the shutters shut to prevent heat loss. In summer, you can open the shutters to minimize the strain on indoor ventilation.

Unique styling – These shutters give your home a Caribbean Style architecture influence. They can make your home stand out with that tropical feel. You can also paint them to get the perfect look for your home.

Natural light control – You will find these shutters crucial whenever you need to keep the sun out. This is one reason they are very popular in tropical areas.

If you’re looking for a way to make your home stand out, Bahama shutters are for you! Increase your home’s style, while taking advantage of various protective benefits in the process. With Bahama shutters, the possibilities are endless (along with the colors)! Just click below to schedule a consultation with me, and I can show you some great ways Bahama shutters can transform your home or business!

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Beautiful and protective, Bahama shutters add a touch of the tropics to a home.

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Protect your business investment while adding style and shade reduction.

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Coastal homeowners know the value of Bahama shutters to protect their homes against wind and water damage from hurricanes.

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Block glare and sun on a patio, while adding a bit of privacy for your gatherings.

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Bahama shutters enhance your home’s value and reduce energy costs.

Use my 20+ years of interior design expertise to help you select the perfect Bahama shutters for your home!

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“My 9-Step Process and Guarantee is Why I Know You'll Love Working with Me!”

Here’s a simple step-by-step process of how we’ll work together and what to expect:

We’ll start with a phone conversation to get acquainted and I can learn about your project. We’ll discuss you and your family’s lifestyle. And I’ll have you describe your home and current interior styling and colors.

I’ll ask if you’ve seen and liked any specific window treatment styles on TV, in magazines, online, or at a friend’s home. Knowing all of this helps me prepare and present the right options for our first meeting.

I’ll also ask if you have a budget in mind? This is very important and it helps me to determine the framework for my design expertise as it applies to your situation. It’s important to me to not waste your time and disappoint you. For example, if you want seven double sets of plantation shutters and your budget is $2,000, I can tell you upfront, that it’s not possible. But with that information, I can show you all the beautiful ways a $2,000 budget will also achieve your goals.

At the end of our initial phone conversation, I’ll schedule a meeting with you to present product suggestions and take rough measurements of the areas you want window treatments for.

Within 24-hours of our meeting, I’ll prepare a proposal for you to review and approve.

If you decide to move forward, I’ll need to collect a 50% deposit. I accept all major credit cards. And I can even offer 0% financing!

I’ll schedule a second visit to have my installer come to your home or business to take precise measurements. He will analyze the walls and surfaces to determine the best approach for your installation.

Once final measurements are taken, I’ll prepare a factory order and will request payment for the balance. I’ll also give you an estimated installation date.

We will do a seamless and professional installation with full clean-up – afterward, you won’t even know we were there! All you’ll need to do is enjoy the beauty of your spectacular new window treatments!

My Satisfaction Guarantee:
At Soho Window Fashions, I take pride in your satisfaction. My mission is to design and provide beautiful window coverings that you’ll love, for your specific spaces, and at an affordable price and unparalleled service before, during, and after we work together. Because I work so closely with you in the beginning stages, there won’t be any surprises, I’ll make sure of that. Your window coverings will be measured to custom-fit each window, and professionally installed. Our installation is warrantied for the life of the product*. Additionally, the installation is fully guaranteed for professionalism and workmanship, and all products come with their respective manufacturer’s warranties. If there are any product defects noted within 90 days, I’ll handle getting suitable replacements. And whether it’s 90 days or two years, I’m always available to assist you in arranging any replacements or repairs. The vast majority of my clients are repeat clients, and your satisfaction is always my top priority!

*Normal handling, wear and tear; I cannot assume responsibility for the mishandling of product or mechanism.

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What my clients are saying

Slide "Dear Carmen – Thank you so much for your expertise, your attention to detail, and your patience with my “demands” for perfection. I really enjoyed working with you, and I LOVE the results!!! Till the next time."
– Betsy Corso, Orlando, FL
Slide "As a professional writer who works from home, my work area is very important to me, but due to lack of space, my "office" has always had to perform double duty – second bedroom, etc. I contacted Carmen at Soho Interiors to help me solve the problem. Her solution was ingenious! I had a formal dining room in the front of the house that I did not use. She suggested turning an unused formal dining room into a beautiful open concept office area. She handled it all, making sure that the look of my office is "mine" but that it also flowed with the rest of the home. Thank you, Carmen!"
Maria Geraci – Melbourne, FL
Slide "I have used Soho Interiors for at least 4 different projects both small and large in nature. Carmen has been extremely professional and trustworthy in the handling of the many phases of the projects, as coordination is key. She has been perceptive of my needs, preferences, and budget constraints. Carmen always provides honest opinions and practical solutions resulting in an environment which looks classy and feels inviting and warm."
Adriana Power – Melbourne, FL
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– Vicky Pope, Orlando, FL
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