Choosing the Material for Home Shutters

Choosing the Material for Home Shutters in Arlington Heights, Illinois (IL) like Heritance Genuine Wood

In this article, Midwest Window Solutions – conveniently located in Arlington Heights, Illinois (IL) – is here to help with choosing the material for home shutters. We proudly offer the full line of plantation shutters from Hunter Douglas.

True or false: all window treatments within a collection serve the same purpose and satisfy every home. In this case, the answer is actually false! With Hunter Douglas shutter collection, there are three shutters are made with different materials that provide their own unique benefits. This begs the next question: which material should you choose for your custom shutters? Read on to learn more about choosing the material for home shutters in Arlington Heights, IL.


If you have always had a sweet spot for hardwood, then say hello to the classic Heritance® Hardwood Shutters! These custom shutters will give your living space the classic look of hardwood with the added customization features of various colors and glazes to choose from. In fact, Heritance® offers over 35 different colors that you can choose from to make these shutters look exactly how you want them to. Plus, with a variety of custom, hand painted glazes, your shutters can be further customized to tell a unique story of their own. These include the classic Glaze that enhances the richness of the wood stains, Glazed + Burnished that gives off a worn look with a hint of shine, Classic Distressed or Heirloom Distressed that creates a distressed look with dents, cracks, and wormholes, and finally, the Rustic glaze that adds knots, growth rings, mineral streaks, and pinholes to your shutters.

Palm Beach™

These Hunter Douglas shutters pack quite the punch against the elements of heat, sunlight, and extreme humidity. In fact, with its UV-resistant Polysatin™ compound, the Palm Beach™ Polysatin™ Shutters are guaranteed to never chip, warp, bow, peel, fade, or discolor. That means you can hang these custom shutters in your sunroom, kitchen, or even bathroom without ever having to worry about damage ensuing. Plus, with favorite colors like Bright White, White and White Silk, these custom shutters will blend seamlessly into any room in your home. So, if you are looking for a shutter that can take the heat and look great while doing so, consider the Palm Beach™ Hunter Douglas shutter.


If you are searching for a shutter that offers a modern twist on a classic take, then the NewStyle® Hybrid Shutters just might be for you! These plantation shutters provide the classic look of wood with the straightness and durability of modern day shutter materials. That means your shutters will look great while lasting for years. Plus, these plantation shutters are a great option for those wishing to stick below a budget. Classic-looking like old shutters, strong like new shutters, and economical? Sign us up for NewStyle®!


One of the great things Hunter Douglas shutters offer is variety. If you desire shutters that provide a classic look with multiple customization options, Heritance® is at your fingertips. If you need a sturdy shutter that can withstand the elements while looking great, Palm Beach™ is just around the corner. Or if you desire a gorgeous shutter at a great price, then NewStyle® is waiting for you to come pick it up. Whatever your needs are, Hunter Douglas shutters are guaranteed to have what you desire. If you saw something you liked or would like to learn more, be sure to contact Midwest Window Solutions today!

Midwest Window Solutions proudly serves the Arlington Heights and the greater Chicagoland area, including Rosemont, Bartlett, Barrington, Hoffman Estates, Lake Zurich, Schaumburg, and Palatine, Illinois.