May 08, 2024

Why Roller Shades Are A Great Option For Covering Doors

When it comes to choosing window treatments for doors, doors are simply a different animal. Doors present a unique set of challenges compared to standard windows. They’re different sizes and are usually taller and...

January 22, 2024

How to Keep Your Plantation Shutters Clean and Functioning Properly

Maintaining plantation shutters is straightforward and doesn’t require extensive, ongoing upkeep. For routine cleaning, simply use a duster or a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment to eliminate dust and dirt. In cases where...

December 12, 2023

Celebrating 20 Years in Business

Founded by Rob Shields in 2003, Acadia Shutters began as a small manufacturer in Rob’s garage and quickly moved to a larger facility. We initially sold our plantation shutters through partnerships with Atlanta’s top...

September 08, 2023

What’s Behind the Growing Popularity of Window Shades?

Motorized Roller Shades in Modern Home
At Acadia Shutters, we have seen a years-long trend of increased interest in window shades of all types. Shades provide a number of advantages over blinds, shutters, and drapery – and numerous styles and...

September 07, 2023

Are Woven Shades the Best Choice for Your Home?

When it comes to window treatments, there are many options to choose from, each offering unique styles and benefits. Woven shades, also known as bamboo shades, natural woven shades, or woven wood shades, have...

June 28, 2023

Lowering Heating and Cooling Costs in Homes: The Power of Window Treatments

Windows treatments can play a crucial role in improving energy efficiency and creating a comfortable indoor environment. By strategically selecting shutters and shades, we can significantly reduce heating and cooling expenses throughout the year....

June 28, 2023

Motorization Options for Hard-to-Reach Windows

Motorized shades are an excellent solution for windows located in high or awkward positions because they allow you to control the opening and closing of shades with the push of a button – or...

May 05, 2023

Research Shows Indoor Natural Light Improves Health

Window Treatments Health & Homeowner Comfort   Recent research suggests that exposure to natural light indoors can improve mental and emotional well-being. Several recent studies suggest what anyone who has spent much time far...

May 04, 2023

The Advantages of Shutters and Shades for Busy Moms

As a busy mother, you have a lot on your plate. With work, family, and other responsibilities, finding products that make your life easier is crucial. Home decor can be especially challenging, but shutters...

April 17, 2023

How Much Do Plantation Shutters Cost?

Plantation shutters have traditionally been known as a premium window treatment with higher costs, but the rising prices of shades and blinds have made shutters more competitively priced, usually ranging from $330 to $500...

February 14, 2023

Plantation Shutters on Doors: How and Why to Make it Work

White, Hardwood Plantation Shutters with a radial cut-out on French doors in an Atlanta, GA kitchen
If you’ve installed plantation shutters elsewhere in your house, there are many reasons to consider installing them on exterior doors as well. Doing so provides a consistent look throughout your home, light control, and...

July 29, 2021

Layering Window Treatments

Rooms the combine drapes with other window coverings
Fall is right around the corner and whether you need to outfit your new window treatments or  revitalize your recent additions, here are some tips and tricks for every home from your friends at...

May 18, 2021

Energy-Efficient Window Treatments

The only thing higher than those summer temperatures might just be your cooling bill – and that’s just not cool! Heat gain and heat loss through your residential windows accounts for up to 30%...

April 20, 2021

Our Commitment to Eco-Friendly Window Treatments

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, Acadia Shutters is proud to announce that through our partnership with Graber Window Fashions, we will soon be able to offer our clients more eco-friendly window treatment collections...

February 16, 2021

Will Plantation Shutters Go Out of Style?

Shutters have over 700 years of history, making them the longest lasting window treatment design trend. Even 5 centuries later, little has changed in plantation shutter design, proving that the function and fashion of...

January 29, 2021

2021 Window Treatment Design Trends

Frank Lloyd Wright, an American designer best known as the father of “organic architecture”, believed that successful designs created harmony between humanity and the environment. As people across the world are being forced to...

January 14, 2021

Custom Shades Breath New Life into Historic Home

We strongly believe that being window treatment experts means more than showing up at your door with a tape measure and sample book. The team you choose should have a tool belt outfitted with...

December 31, 2020

Parts of a Plantation Shutter Panel

Plantation Shutters have many names. Interior Shutters, Plantation Blinds, and Louvered Shutters are just a few. They also have many parts, which can make the shutter customization process a bit confusing and sometimes overwhelming....

December 01, 2020

Inside Mount vs. Outside Mount Shutters

Plantation Shutters boast a wide variety of customization options from a choice in louver size to custom colors even down to the finish of your shutter hinges…and it doesn’t stop there! Choosing between inside...

November 17, 2020

How to Choose a Shutter Louver Size

Although plantation shutters originated in ancient Greece, their durable design and unique versatility make them anything but outdated. Customization options such as the size of your shutter louvers give you the flexibility to take...

October 28, 2020

5 Window Treatment Tips for Child-Friendly Spaces

Grey Cellular Shades, also known as Honeycomb Shades, in a purple-highlighted nursery
When we design custom window treatment solutions for child-friendly spaces, we take absolutely nothing for granted. Every detail, whether functional or fashionable, is thoroughly reviewed to ensure that the window treatments we suggest are...

May 18, 2020

We’re Working to Safely Serve You

The safety of our clients and of our employees remains our #1 priority. Acadia Shutters continues to implement procedural changes to ensure that we are serving our Atlanta, Charlotte, & Nashville customers as responsibly...

January 23, 2020

What is the difference between Roller Shades and Solar Shades?

From Solar to Roller, Roman to Woven – window shade options are practically endless and often times overwhelming. With so many shade design combinations available, it can be difficult to know where to begin....

October 15, 2019

Child-Safe Window Treatments

October is National Window Covering Safety Month, and Acadia Shutters is on a mission to keep our clients, their families, and their pets safe…not just one month out of the year, but all year...

October 12, 2019

6 Revitalizing Bedroom Remodel Ideas

White, Hardwood Plantation Shutters with 3.5 inch louvers in a bedroom
Acadia Shutters is thrilled & honored to be featured in Redfin’s latest blog from contributor, Ryan Smith. Here, Ryan provides helpful interior design tips for our Atlanta, Charlotte, and Nashville homeowners looking to freshen...

October 01, 2019

Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Acadia is committed to the cure and is honored to support National Breast Cancer Awareness month by donating a portion of all net proceeds from the month of October to breast cancer research.  ...

September 09, 2019

Do Window Treatments Increase Home Value?

You wouldn’t attend a black tie event wearing a t-shirt and flip-flops. So why put your home on the market when it’s not dressed properly? Speak to 10 different Realtors® and you’ll probably get...

August 10, 2019

Window Treatments for Bathrooms

…and other High Moisture Rooms Not every window treatment is created equally. When deciding what window treatments work best for you, it is important to look not just at fabric and color options, but...

July 18, 2019

The Dark Truth of Blackout Shades

Is light causing you to lose precious zzz’s? Everyday, Acadia Shutters speaks with clients looking for a sunshine-stopping window treatment solution. From bedrooms to home theaters, the best light filtering solution are Acadia’s Blackout...

May 13, 2019

Acadia’s Proprietary Software

Acadia Shutters is known not only for prices that excite but for service that excels. In order to continue providing our clients with industry-leading customer service, Acadia Shutters has been actively developing proprietary software...

April 22, 2019

3 Ways We’re Honoring Earth Day

Every year, over 200 million people in more than 190 countries celebrate Earth Day. It’s on this day that Acadia Shutters reflects on ways in which we as a company can continue to minimize...