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Which Window Treatments Won't Fade In Washington DC?

February 25, 2022

Your window treatments hang in direct sunlight all day, so it’s no wonder if they begin to discolor or fade. You have to replace your window coverings if this happens because they will look more discolored over time. For long-lasting window treatments that won’t fade in Washington DC, utilize Polywood® shutters. These durable plantation shutters don’t ever fade or turn yellow in UV light so you can put them in your brightest window with no problem. They also don’t get stained by grime or water damage, making them suitable for every room of the house.

Sturdy, White Polywood Shutters Never Fade Or Turn Yellow In Bright Washington DC Windows

Shutters in a living room 

Most window treatments fade in Washington DC when exposed to powerful UV rays. Sunlight bleaches materials like plastic, fabric, and wood, ruining your window coverings’ color. UV rays can cause many materials to degrade over time as well, and that’s why even cheap window blinds yellow in your windows. The best way around this is to use window coverings like Polywood shutters that have UV-resistant materials.

Polywood shutters are louvered, interior shutters and are made from a durable, recyclable wood substitute. They have a baked-on white paint finish that is UV stabilized which chemically bonds to the material to prevent discoloration and damage from UV rays. While the sun bleaches or discolors most window treatments, Polywood shutters can stay in the sun forever without turning yellow or fading. They remain a beautiful, clean white that always matches your decor.

Polywood Shutters Avoid Discoloration From Moisture Damage

White Polywood shutters above a kitchen sink 

While sunlight can cause window treatments to fade in Washington DC, humidity and water can discolor window treatments too. Wood and fabric treatments can both experience water staining and other damage if you aren’t careful. If you need window treatments for a humid environment like your bathroom or kitchen, use Polywood shutters instead. Just like they resist harm from UV rays, they are also moisture-resistant. Water can’t soak into their faux-wood material, so they don’t develop water stains, warping, splitting, or cracks.

Dirt And Stains Don’t Discolor Polywood Shutters Either

Dirt and sticky residues can discolor most window treatments, but not Polywood shutters. Their outstanding finish avoids discoloration from grimy build-up and sticky splatters. And in the event that your Polywood shutters do begin to look a bit gray, they’re very easy to clean.

Their sturdy, broad louvers make dusting your shutters easier than cleaning loose-hanging blinds. And you’ll never have the annoyance of taking them down, laundering, and ironing them like when cleaning drapes. If your faux-wood shutters have more stubborn soil, a slightly wet cloth and gentle rubbing are enough. And you don’t have to worry about wiping off their finish. That strong paint is moisture-resistant and won’t rub off on your cloth.

Ask Us About Window Treatments That Won’t Fade In Washington DC

Looking for window treatments that don’t fade in Washington DC? You’ve found the right place. Sunburst Shutters DC are experts in beautiful Polywood shutters and other high-end window fashions that last a long time. Let us know what you want from a window treatment, and we’ll demonstrate your options during a no-cost in-home consultation. Schedule yours today by calling 240-339-2588 or submitting the form below. We can’t wait to help you find the perfect window products for your Washington DC home!