We’ve commented and written previously how despite the economic downturn of the past few years that Utah remains one of the best states in the Nation in which to conduct business - not to mention the cheap cost of living. Recently the Enterprising States study carried out by the Free Enterprise, a digital platform of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlighting free market news and opinions, became yet another feather in Utah’s proverbial business cap. [Read more...]
Both as an exhibitor and an attendee it’s always fun to go to the annual home shows in Utah. Perusing the exhibits and seeing what’s new in the home industry on a yearly basis never gets old. We’ve outlined a few of the home shows in Utah for 2013 for your planning convenience! [Read more...]
We’ve written previously on the accolades Utah has earned from an economic standpoint but both locals and tourists know that Utah has arguably the greatest snow on Earth. Ski Utah put together an awesome infograpahic on the science behind the great snow. So with Spring just around the corner and skiers getting in as much as possible before the season ends, take a look at why so many love the snow in Utah. [Read more...]
Utah is typically known for its moderate weather. In the summertime, temperatures can consistently reach 100F but are rarely, if ever, as humid (think Southeast) nor hot (think Arizona and Nevada) as some parts of the country where it can become unbearable. Likewise, winters generally see moderate temperatures and average amounts of snowfall, contingent of course on whether you are far North, far South, or in the Mountains. But the January of 2013 is going to go down in the record and memory books for all the wrong reasons. [Read more...]
We’ve always told others how much we love living in Utah, including recently when we highlighted why Utah is such a great place to do business in. There are plenty more reasons why people love Utah including four distinct seasons generally with mild winters (in the valleys of the North) and hot dry summers. The North also offers a wide variety of outdoor sports both in the Winter and Summer. Further, Utah consistently does well in rankings of best place to raise a family and safe communities. There’s now another reason that, in our opinion, makes Utah a great place to live. [Read more...]
It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone! 2012 was a very successful year for us here at Utah Shutters. So thank you to all of our customers we had the privilege of working with during the past year! We absolutely love working with homeowners throughout Utah to make and install custom plantation shutters for their homes. It’s awesome to see both how great they look and how happy our customers are. So from all of us here at Utah Shutters we wish you a belated Happy New Year and Merry Christmas! We hope the holidays treated your family and loved ones well and that 2013 has many good things in store for you and your family. We look forward to working with you again in the future as well as future customers and homeowners seeking beautiful shutters for their home.
Happy Holidays on behalf of Utah Shutters!
Whether you’re a technology company thriving in Silicon Slopes or a shutter company in Salt Lake City it’s good to do business in Utah. At least according to Forbes, who recently ranked Utah as the best state in the United States in which to do business when evaluated on a variety of different factors. Utah wasn’t just named the best this year, but now has been named the best state for business three years running by Forbes! [Read more...]
With the first week of winter-like weather in the Salt Lake City area this past week we thought it would be a great time to share some common winterization tips for your home. Following these tips will not only increase the longevity of some aspects of your home but can also have a direct impact on the cost of heating your home during the colder winter months. [Read more...]
Due to an economic climate better than the national one and a generally young demographic Utah has no shortage of high growth areas and abundance of new homes. To fill this demand there are a plethora of Utah home builders across the state. So while there is no question that our specialty and focus is plantation shutters, we’ve compiled a list of some of the biggest home builders and provided a few details about each one for those looking for some of Utah’s home builders. [Read more...]
There were several recent stories detailing how despite the recent economic difficulties the current downturn in the economy presents an excellent time to invest in a home. This is true whether it’s for people who are looking to invest in a foreclosed home or new home owners looking to take advantage of the lowest prices in recent memory. We did some research on how this relates to Utah and have detailed what we could find below.