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
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.
Continue reading Plantation Shutters: The Basics
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?
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
The Benefits of Choosing Bespoke Shutters
Plantation shutters are becoming increasingly popular amongst homeowners and interior designers, providing a distinctive aesthetic and a whole host of practical benefits. However, they don’t come cheap so it’s important to weigh up the options before you take the plunge and have an entire set of shutters made to measure for your home. Continue reading Why Have Shutters Made to Measure?
Painting Plantation Shutters: A Step-by-Step Guide
Painting plantation shutters is a great way to update your interior without having to splash out on brand new window coverings. However, it’s important to get it right in order to avoid damage and ensure an even end result. This post explains how to paint plantation shutters in seven simple steps, helping you achieve professional results regardless of your level of DIY ability. Continue reading How to Paint Plantation Shutters
How Louvered Shutters Are Made
The construction of louvre shutters is intricate work requiring a keen eye for detail and a range of complex woodworking skills. If you would like to know how these elaborate window coverings are made, this five-minute guide will give you an idea of processes that are involved in louvered shutter construction. Continue reading Louvered Shutter Construction
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?