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Why Choose The Louver Shop of Lexington For All Your Window Fashions?
The Louver Shop of Lexington is owned by Franz Spalding who brings more than 35 years of experience in the interior and exterior window covering business to his clients. Before Franz began his career with The Louver Shop, he was the owner and operator of Spalding Drapery Service for 32 years. Says Franz, “I grew up in the industry. My father was the first blind manufacturer in Louisville and owned an interior design company for 48 years.” Franz was just a small child when he first started helping in the family business. As a result, he is able to give his clients the benefit of years of experience and knowledge.
Franz made the decision to work with The Louver Shop because he felt that it was an extremely reliable company with quality products. “The Louver Shop will remain in business for a many years,” he says because its products are the best available and at the best prices. Franz’s long time in the industry also allow him assert that The Louver Shop has some of the quickest delivery times on the market. He also notes that The Louver Shop’s products are American made and American supplied. “Some of the wood used even comes from Kentucky!” he states.Franz was born and raised in Kentucky and he is glad that that he is able to work and travel around the states he grew up. He has found that his clients are quite diverse in terms of income but that no matter whether they are upper level or working class, they are all friendly and own to earth. Meeting different people from all around the area is one of the favorite parts of his job he says.
With every client, Franz has a goal that their entire experience be pleasurable with a quick turn-around time and a completely professional installation. Declares Franz, “They only thing they should have to worry about is picking out a color!”Franz says that that 3.5” Louverwood Shutters are one of his bestselling and popular products for a variety of reasons. States Franz, “They are easy to clean, they have an excellent extended warranty, and when you want great visibility to the outdoors they are the perfect solution.”
Franz is a member of the Lion’s Club member and he also likes to help his wife in creating and overseeing dog parks around the area. Since his wife is a public park services employee and is active on the board, she plays a large role in developing and maintaining dog parks and Franz enjoys being able to assist her. Franz is also very with his children’s schools and in his church.Franz has earned many awards throughout his career but what he are most important to him are the certifications that he has earned. He has been certified by various companies as an installer and through Lafayette Interiors for shutters. He feels that this benefits his clients, because they know they are working with someone who has been trained and knows what he is doing. He is also a member of The Louver Shop’s Presidents Club and his work has been featured in several magazines.
Franz feels that his 35 years of experience in the industry are the biggest benefit to his customers because he can offer knowledge and professionalism that will help them choose the perfect window coverings for their home. And he jokes, “I’m only 38!”
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Meet the Lexington Window Coverings Design Team
Franz Spalding with The Louver Shop of Lexington looks forward to helping you with your interior window covering needs. The Louver Shop manufactures custom-made interior plantation shutters in both real wood and our trademark Louverwood, a man-made poly material. Both applications are available in a wide variety of colors, styles and finishes.
Franz offers a wide variety of Hunter Douglas energy efficient window shades including Duettes, Pirouettes, and Silouettes, as well as, faux wood and wood blinds. Additionally, Franz can assist you with natural woven and soft shades from Horizon Window Fashions.
Franz and The Louver Shop proudly announce that we are now THE source for your decorative and operable exterior shutter needs. Franz and his team offer traditional Louvered, Raised Panel, Board & Batten and Bahama shutters. Our shutters come in a variety of materials, including wood, fiberglass, composite and vinyl. We can also customize shutters to give your home a unique look all its own.
Franz and his team are your One Stop Shop for your window treatments inside and out!