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What is the name/type of this shutter hinge?

I am trying to locate a hinge for plantation shutters and my googling has not turned up much. I think I am not using the right vocabulary--does this type of hinge have a more specific name?
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Hang inside mount shutters on drywall , or add window casing

I am looking to install inside mount shutters. I have drywall around the windows, no decorative molding/casing inside. Here is a pic of how it is right now. When I order shutters from Bali I see that ...
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Replacement solution for burglar bars for externally hinged casement windows (shutters or similar)

Burglar bars are pretty common here, in Indonesia. I have some on my bedroom window. However I really hate them and want to remove them. Here is the inside for comparison I would still like to have ...
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How to repair a shutter slat (contour shape)

The shutter slats (blades) are broken. I do not know how to fix it as I cannot find any replacement part (no results from Google using keywords "contour shape slat") and do not know how to ...
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Window Shutters covering doorbell

My wife would like to install decorative window shutters on the window next to the front door. This type of shutter is simply bolted into the wall, and won't be able to move after installation. The ...
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Can these windows be shuttered from light in a simple and efficient way?

I'm a very light sleeper. I cannot sleep if the room I am in is bright. Face-masks don't work for me because they give me allergies, prevent me from sleeping well, or don't match the geometry of my ...
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How long should I wait to drill holes into brand new mortar?

I just repaired loose bricks on my house in preparation to install new window shutters. When would it be ok to drill holes into the mortar and install the shutters? From my other research I'm going to ...
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How to install wood board & batten shutters on wood siding?

Do I leave a gap between shutter and window trim? I know I predrill the holes, but not sure if it should be in the batten or each vertical board.
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Alternative to shutters

Our house is a drab brick, flat front, two story tower of unoriginal crushed creativity. I think shutters are hideous in general and ridiculous to boot when they’re nonfunctional like all the ones in ...
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Need to install board and batten wood shutters to my brick house. What items do I need to do this how do I do it?

I need to install wood board and batten shutters on my brick home and need to know what all I need to do it and how to do it. Thanks
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how to attach wood shutters

I have made board and batten shutters for the windows of my Vermont house. They are decorative, not functional. I need to know how to attach them to the house which has old siding made of wood covered ...
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How to remove broken shutter fasteners from brick?

I need to replace vinyl shutters on my brick-front home. I will replace the existing ones with identical sized new ones that will use the same drilled holes. The problem I had before was that when I ...
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How to fasten wooden board and batten shutters to vinyl siding

Making some decorative wooden board and batten shutters. Need suggestions for mounting/fastening to vinyl siding. For example, what type of screws, bolts, etc to use.
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How can I extract broken off shutter-lok fasteners from brick?

I'm in the process of replacing vinyl shutters on my brick-front home. I'm replacing the existing ones with identical sized new ones that will use the same drilled holes. The problem I'm having is ...
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Shade in front of second floor condo window

I live in the second floor (one over ground level) in a condo building in Germany. It is rented, so I cannot do major modifications. Minor modifications must be arranged with the owner. The living ...
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Mounting exterior shutters on deeply recessed windows

I want to mount shutters on my 1930's house, but since we've had it insulated with polystyrene, the recess is 7 inches. That would need a huge offset hinge!! The windows are metal-cased woodframed ...
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wall mounted switch to control a motor

I have a motorised shutter and I need to buy a in-wall switch to automatically stop when the shutter reaches the floor or the ceiling by only one push and not keep holding the switch.
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What timber to use for formwork or shuttering concrete base

What type of timber would you use to construct the formwork (shuttering). There seems to be 4 different types that I could use. Planed Sawn Untreated Sawn Treated Carcassing My particular ...
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What masonry anchor should I use to install both window boxes and shutters into brick?

I have a brick house and my wife and I want to install plastic shutters and wooden window boxes on some windows. I know that the shutters will not be heavy load bearers, but the windows boxes will be ...
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Are there alternatives to Shutter-lok fasteners?

I have this kind of fastener on my shutters and it seems that every 3-5 years I am buying a new shutter because they break off and the shutter gets torn up in a storm or I am trying to liquid nail ...
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How do I repair plantation shutters

The staple or brad that connects the control bar to several of the shutters have come off. Some of them are completely lost. How do I repair this?
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How do I install wood shutters on a brick house?

I've built some Board-N-Batten shutters and am ready to hang them on the house. However, I've never installed shutters before, so I want to be sure I install them properly. Do I drill pilot holes in ...
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