How Bay Window Shutters can Transform your House

A flattering addition to modern and period homes alike, bay windows are a popular feature throughout the UK. Found in all shapes and sizes, bay windows pose lots of unique considerations, such as what is the best window treatment to use?  Practical, beautiful, flexible and made to measure bay window shutters are the perfect treatment choice.

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How Shutters can Help those Suffering from a Dust Mite Allergy

As well as being the most eco-friendly window covering, shutters are also allergy-friendly. One of shutters’ many advantages is their capability to help those suffering from dust mite-related allergies. Dust mite allergies are relatively common: according to the NHS, at least 12 million Britons are allergic to their own home due to the dreaded mite.  But how can you tell if you are susceptible to dust mites and how can investing in wooden window shutters help?

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Five Ways to Keep your Home Warm this Winter

As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, finding a solution to keep our homes warm this winter becomes increasingly important. There are several ways to combat the cold: wrap up under blankets, sit by the fire, cosy up with a hot water bottle to name a few. However, despite all of your efforts, these are only temporary solutions. The best and most cost-effective way to make your house a warm haven is to combat the issue at its source.

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Plantation Shutter Security

How Secure Are Plantation Shutters?

Whether your neighbourhood is prone to break-ins, you live in a remote location or you’re concerned about leaving valuables on display, additional security measures may be required to give you the peace of mind you need. However, unsightly steel grilles, Beware of the Dog signs and CCTV cameras can make a building feel more Alcatraz than Happy Families. Plantation shutters may offer a more attractive solution, but do they actually make any difference in terms of security? Continue reading Plantation Shutter Security

Why Plantation Shutters are Better for Your Home Than Conventional Window Treatments

Choosing between shutters, blinds and curtains may be a matter of taste for many homeowners; however there are some functional differences between them that could affect a buyer’s choice.  Below is an outline of the benefits of plantation shutters and how they compare to conventional window treatments.

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Using Plantation Shutters To Reduce Noise Pollution

What Is Noise Pollution?

Noise pollution is a type of pollution, whereby noises that are distracting, irritating or even harmful and damaging are audible. Noise pollution isn’t the same as other types of pollution as there is no contaminant as such other than noises that interfere with regular noises and interferes with daily life. Causes of noise pollution can include heavy industry, vehicles (especially near busy roads) or entertainment noise.

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Plantation Shutters Through Time

People have been using some form of plantation shutters in their home for centuries, here we look at plantation shutters through time and although over the years the design and materials used to construct them may have changed, their benefits have still remained the same.

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Plantation Shutters: The Basics

Plantation shutters are becoming more and more popular for both interior and exterior windows. Plantation Shutters are known widely for the benefits they bring to a home. Here are a few of the most frequently asked question we receive from our customers.

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Do Window Shutters Provide a Complete Blackout?

Many people wonder whether plantation shutters offer a complete blackout, The simple answer is nothing can create true ‘blackout’ except a room without windows or doors. The issue is that light will always find its way in, around or through your window treatments or between door and door frames.

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What are the Benefits of External Window Shutters?

Your house and your family will experience a variety of benefits with the installation external window shutters. Exterior shutters not only offer aesthetic benefits they offer practical ones too. External window shutters usually come in two styles the protective and the decorative.

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