Category: home improvement

They Can Even Put Them on Oval Windows

How can they get plantation shutters on oval windows? The mind boggles at such a seemingly impossible thing, yet that is exactly what happened when I replaced my old blinds with this type of shutter recently. I live in a very old home, old for California anyway, and one of the things I loved about the place before I bought it are the different types of windows throughout the home. I have ovals, half ovals, and just a number of very oddly shaped windows in various rooms of the house. It’s almost always the thing visitors remark upon when they come over for the first time.

My window covers previously were drapes, very old drapes and very rare ones. They were handmade and probably quite expensive back in the day. Sadly, age and exposure to the sun caused enough damage that they had to go. The amount of time I …

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