Category Archives: Window Plantation Shutters

Nosey Neighbours? Improve Home Privacy with Our Top Tips

Whether you’re preparing for a hectic day with the kids or just getting back from the office, your time at home is when you can relax and unwind. What you don’t want, however, is to be watched.

Many people up and down the country have neighbours who might know more about them than they’d like. In fact, a survey from the Daily Mail shows that one in three of us spy on our neighbours, and 50% of us can recite the times they get home from work. Perhaps even more staggeringly, it found that 17% have fallen out with their neighbours over home privacy issues.

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What is the Best Wood for Shutters?

Shutters are a fantastic investment for your home. Whether your taste is trendy or traditional, the timeless elegance of shutters adds to any room décor or house design.

Now that you’re convinced that investing in shutters is a much better choice than their blind and curtain counterparts (one that we would wholeheartedly agree with!) you need to decide what type of material is best suited to your requirements and home. To make this easier, we have come up with a list of the main factors which you should consider when choosing your design.

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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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The Revival of Plantation Shutters in Modern Homes

Plantation shutters have been around for almost as long as windows themselves. With the relatively modern innovations of windows and blinds, few UK homeowners even consider choosing plantation shutters for contemporary spaces. But it seems that we’re missing a trick. Because there is a place for plantation shutters in modern homes. In fact, in light of the energy crisis we are now facing, one might argue that they are more suitable for today’s homes than any other kind of window covering. Continue reading The Revival of Plantation Shutters in Modern Homes