Project of The Week:

Install Interior Shutters

Learn the cost to install interior shutters by doing it yourself compared with the labor and material cost a carpenter will charge. Find out what steps are involved and how to plan the job. Enter your ZIP Code to adjust the cost to where you live.  
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National Average Cost
to
Install Interior Shutters

Hours

  • Pro
  • DIY
  • 5.52
  • 8

Money

  • Pro
  • DIY
  • $688
  • $340

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Today’s Tip: Recycle sheets for dropcloths

When we're painting I use old bed sheets and lightweight blankets for dropcloths inside the house to protect furniture and outside to cover the shrubbery when we're painting the siding or trim. They're lightweight and easy to store and if it's windy outside I weigh down the corners with a brick or rock.

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