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Plantation Shutters for Bedroom Windows

Versatile, cost-effective and energy efficient. These are all practical advantages of the interior plantation shutter, and when paired with the elegant style which they offer, why not include them in your bedroom? Regardless of room shape, design and taste, bedroom shutters offer great privacy and light control whilst being a significant design feature in their own right.

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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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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 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

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

How Much Do Bespoke Shutters Cost?

Is it Worth Paying Extra for Custom Features?

For many people, the aesthetic and practical benefits of window shutters justify their price. But is it worth having them custom-made, or would you be better off choosing standard, ‘off-the-shelf’ shutters and fitting them yourself? In other words, how much do bespoke shutters cost, and do the benefits of having them made to measure outweigh the price that you pay? Continue reading How Much Do Bespoke Shutters Cost?

How to Care for Plantation Shutters

The beauty of plantation shutters is that, provided you choose ones of good quality, they require very little maintenance. A little TLC is all it takes to ensure that they stay in excellent condition and last for decades. This post explains how to care for plantation shutters, so they will remain at their best for many years to come. Continue reading How to Care for Plantation Shutters