Category Archives: Window Treatments

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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Why You Should Invest In Bathroom Window Shutters

With so many unique factors to consider, finding the right window treatment for your bathroom can prove problematic. To help you on your way to making that all important decision, we have put together a blog post highlighting why window shutters are the bathroom window treatment of choice for many.

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The Benefits of Shutters over Blinds

If you are looking to invest in a new window treatment, but find yourself bewildered by all of the choices available, then look no further. This short buyer’s guide highlights the functional differences between shutters and blinds, helping you on your way to making that all important decision.

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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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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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Interior or Exterior Shutters: Which Should You Choose?

Made-to-measure shutters have undergone a massive resurgence in popularity over recent years as more and more people come to discover their many advantages over other window treatments. If you too are looking to reap the many benefits that window shutters can bring, you’ll need to start by having a good think about which type would best suit your needs and your home. Should you choose interior or exterior shutters? Louvered or solid? Bi-fold or tri-fold? Continue reading Interior or Exterior Shutters: Which Should You Choose?

10 Signs You Should Buy Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters have undergone a massive resurgence in popularity, and for good reason. Robust, stylish and highly effective in terms of both insulation and light control, they offer everything you could possibly want from a window covering. If you’re trying to decide whether or not to buy plantation shutters for your home, this post will help you make the right choice. Continue reading 10 Signs You Should Buy Plantation Shutters

Folding Window Shutters: How Many Panels?

How to Choose The Right Shutters For Your Windows

Shutters are the interior designer’s window treatment of choice. They have helped keep homes warm and well insulated for centuries, and offer many practical and aesthetic advantages over other window coverings. However, there’s a bit of an art to choosing the right folding window shutters if you wish to ensure a tidy finish. Continue reading Folding Window Shutters: How Many Panels?

How to Insulate Drafty Windows

5 Cost Effective Ways to Insulate Drafty Windows

After a glorious summer, the frosts are finally setting in. And rather than turning up the thermostat, many homeowners are looking for ways to save money on their heating bills at this expensive time of year. Poorly insulated windows are one of the worst culprits for heat loss, but they’re also one of the easiest problems to fix. If you want to know how to insulate drafty windows without actually replacing them, this post offers five easy and cost effective solutions.

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