How To Measure Your Windows For Exterior Wooden Shutters?

Jan 5 11:39 2018 Jeff Gerber Print This Article

Decorative Shutters offers wood sutters in wide styles, and can be installed in both operable and decorative configurations.Your home should tell the story of which you are and be a collection of what you love.

You all want that your dream house should look neat and clean always. Sometimes you want that light as well as heat should reach you while the other time you want to have darkness at your home. For this purpose,Guest Posting shutters play a great role. You can close them or open them as per your wish, and it certainly increases the beauty of the house.

Now the question arises as to how you should measure your windows if you want these amazing looking shutters on them. Well below down are the ways which will help you in finding the perfect and accurate method to find out the space needed for wood exterior shutters to fit in your windows.

1. How to Measure Simple Square or Rectangular Shape Windows?

You should have a metal tape which will be used to measure as well as pencil and paper to note down the accurate measures. Start off the process by measuring the width of the window from the top, middle and bottom. Because no window is in perfect shape, these three measures will help you in getting the perfect measurement and also your base will be fully covered with the help of it.

Now apply the same process to the length of the window and note down immediately. Always remember to measure the sizes in the nearest eighth of an inch.

2. How to Measure Arch or Semi-Circle Shape Windows?

Firstly you should measure the width of the windows. For this type of windows, you should start off the process from the extreme flat of the windows. Continue your work by measuring the height of the window. Here you should record the measurements by dividing the height into halves. You should be cautious to record the accurate size by measuring them into nearest eight of an inch.  

3. What are the Methods of Measure Superb and Stylish Elongated Arch Windows?

Firstly, let me make you clear what is exactly this kind of shape. Here your window will be looking like having a cross between the rectangular window and circular window. The corners of this cross will be rounded from the top as well as a taller arch. The bottom of these types of windows will be flat as well as wide with straight legs. So, in short, you can imagine this window as a rectangle and arc has been put together. I hope I was clear enough to explain this shape to you. Be cautious in measuring all the dimensions to the nearest eighth of an inch. You can start the process of measuring the dimensions of it. Start off the process by taking the size of the width. This would be same as you would have done for a normal shape window. Continue by measuring the size of the legs accurately.  Now, you have to measure the height of the window. Here you have to be a little bit extra careful to reduce the height of the legs as you have written it separately earlier only. Also, make sure that you measure the height of the window from the middle of the width. This way in an easy manner you will be able to complete your measuring process for the elongated arch window.

4. How to Measure Jazzy Circular and Octagonal Windows?

Measuring Circular and octagonal windows is a tough job. Due to its shape and size, there are a lot of dimensions that have to be taken to find out exactly the size needed for the shutters. As you all know that a little variation may spoil the whole look of the shutter, therefore, you have to take care of little things while measuring these windows. The best option is to leave these windows for professionals only. They will do their best to put shutters on them.

Measuring simple shape window is a lot easier task than doing for the specially shaped window. The main problem arises with these different shape windows is that the shape is not perfect at all of these. You cannot be assured of the fact that if you have taken accurately than the shutter would fit it perfectly.
Always does the measurement in front of a professional or cross-check from him before actually finalizing it. I hope the above-given information will help you and will make your task a lot easier. For which shape window you are looking for a shutter?

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Jeff Gerber
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Jeff Gerber General Manager of Decorative Shutters. He likes to share her knowledge and capabilities regarding wood shutters with online readers looking forward to renovating their homes.

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