Vinyl shutters are the ultimate window covering. Their design and style make them desirable for both traditional and contemporary decors. Like most shutters they can completely block out light and UV-rays when closed, and they are known to be very energy efficient. Since vinyl shutters are unaffected by moisture and mildew, they are very useful in places where they can get wet, like the kitchens or the bathrooms. Vinyl shutters are not only practical and easy to maintain but they are also the most inexpensive option in the shutter family. If you want to purchase shutters on a limited budget, this is the ideal option for you; beauty without the price tag.