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...]

Quick Tips on How To Keep Your House Cool During the Summer

With record temperatures stretching across the nation and especially the Southwest, we’ve outlined a few quick tips to keep your house as cool as possible this summer without breaking the bank. [Read more...]

Parade of Homes Utah – Different Parades Across Utah

While most Utah residents have heard of a “Parade of Homes” certainly not all native residents and especially those new to the state, know what a Parade of Homes is. We’ve put together a quick guide on what a Home Parade is and some of the most popular ones throughout the state of Utah including popular ones in Salt Lake, Utah Valley and St. George. [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July From Utah Shutters!

Wishing you and yours a Happy 4th of July with lots of fireworks, BBQ and family fun from all of us at Utah Shutters! Enjoy this cool 4th of July infographic with some historical facts and more recent statistics. [Read more...]

Happy Memorial Day From Utah Shutters

Increasingly hot weather, graduations, yard work and barbecues all mean one thing – Memorial Day weekend and summertime. For all of us here at Utah Shutters, Memorial Day kicks off the Summer season full of family fun and outdoor activities. So from the Utah Shutters family to yours: have a safe and fun Memorial Day weekend and 2013 summer season.

To kick off the Memorial Day weekend check out the awesome infographic below about the history of Memorial Day and some interesting barbecue facts. [Read more...]