St. George Parade of Homes Starts Next Week!

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While it continues to be dreadfully cold and snowy in Northern Utah, St. George and Southern Utah are enjoying sunny days and forecasted 70-degree weather next week. St. George is also just about to kick off their annual home parade. Warm weather and beautiful homes sound like the perfect reasons to travel South to check out the 2016 St. George Parade of Homes! For those of you headed to the homes, all the details of 2016’s first home parade are below. Enjoy! [Read more…]

Reminder – 2015 St. George Parade of Homes


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Home previously featured in the St. George Parade of Homes.

We just wanted to post a quick reminder about the 2015 St. George Parade of Homes starting this week. This parade is the biggest in Southern Utah and the first of every calendar year. It started in 1991 (celebrating 25 years this year!) and is put on by the Southern Utah Home Builders Association. [Read more…]

Utah’s Custom Home Builders – Building Your Dream Home

Previously we put together a list of some of the biggest Utah home builders for all those who might be looking to buy a new home in Utah. In addition to the many “big” home builders there are many custom home builders in Utah. Utah truly does have some of the most beautiful and breathtaking custom homes in the nation. Below you’ll find a list of some of the best of Utah’s custom home builders, their websites and some background information on the company and founders wherever possible. [Read more…]

National & Utah Housing Markets Continue to Recover

While we work with shutters day in and day out, as a company dependent on the housing market it is something we watch closely. This should be true not just of companies tied to the housing market like ourselves but of individuals as well. Knowing market conditions can help you make wise decisions as an individual that can impact your family both short and long term. If you haven’t been keeping tabs on market conditions and the housing recovery we’ve done your homework for you and have provided a quick update on both national and Utah conditions. [Read more…]

Utah’s 2014 Parades of Homes

Parade of Homes in Utah During 2014

We wrote a post last July detailing what a home parade is and 2013 home parade dates in Utah. With the New Year we’ve set out to update that list and provide you with all the details and dates of the home parades in Utah during 2014. Find the parade you are looking for and start making plans now – these homes can’t be missed! Home parades are listed in order of when they happen during 2014, with the ones earliest in the calendar year listed first.

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2014 Home Shows in Utah

Home shows are one of the best ways for home owners to find ideas for new projects, evaluate companies and vendors in the home industry and just marvel at beautiful interior design and homes. Utah has a number of home shows that occur on an annual basis. Below are the details of the home shows in Utah during 2014.

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Salt Lake Home Show 2014 – Just Around the Corner!

We’ve previously written about all of the home parades in Utah for 2013. Home shows are also a great way to get inspiration for your next DIY project – shutters or otherwise – as well as check out all the different vendors that you can use to make your house a home! We wanted to give you a quick rundown of the details of the Salt Lake Home Show which is happening very soon. The dates of the show are January 10-12, 2014 at the South Towne Expo Center.  Below are a few more details for all of those that might be attending. [Read more…]

Simply The Best – State of Utah Infographic

We’ve written several times before how great the State of Utah is when comes to cost of living, gas prices, business and economy, and careers. These have largely been as a result of cities or the state itself being highlighted in regional or national surveys and awards. Despite this we couldn’t help ourselves in sharing the infographic below that sums up a lot of these awards into one great visual representation to what we believe is true – Utah is a fantastic place to live for many reasons! There’s no doubt all of us here at Utah Shutters loves our state! [Read more…]

How Homeowners Spend Their Money On Home Improvements

While home ownership brings plenty of headaches and bills it also provides exciting opportunities to upgrade and improve one’s own space and home. From landscaping to shutters, entertainment rooms to complete kitchen renovations, these projects, albeit costly and time consuming, can significantly improve and enhance the value of a home and bring great personal satisfaction. [Read more…]