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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 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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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