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What are the Benefits of External Window Shutters?

Your house and your family will experience a variety of benefits with the installation external window shutters. Exterior shutters not only offer aesthetic benefits they offer practical ones too. External window shutters usually come in two styles the protective and the decorative.

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Top Tips and Ideas for Conservatory Window Coverings

So you’ve finally got the conservatory that you’ve been dreaming about! Now you can enjoy the great outdoors without leaving your home comforts behind. But first, there are some practicalities to address. Which window coverings will look the part whilst keeping the space cool and comfortable all year round? These ideas for conservatory window coverings will take you a step in the right direction. Continue reading Top Tips and Ideas for Conservatory Window Coverings

A Brief Guide to the Different Types of Shutter

If you need a new window covering, shutters are an excellent choice. Stylish, secure and easy to maintain, shutters offer better insulation than most other window treatments plus greater control over light, ventilation and noise. But with so many options out there, how can you be certain of choosing the best shutters for your home? This 5-minute buyer’s guide outlines the different types of shutter to help you make the right choice. Continue reading A Brief Guide to the Different Types of Shutter

How to Keep Your House Cool Without AC

With summer finally here and the mercury expected to hit 34 degrees in some parts of the UK this week, many of us are looking forward to shedding the winter woollies and spending more time outdoors. An altogether less appealing prospect is the sweltering nights spent tossing and turning in bed, topped off with a rude awakening at 4.30am when we come to our senses drenched in sweat. Continue reading How to Keep Your House Cool Without AC

Why Have Shutters Made to Measure?

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?

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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Which Are The Most Eco Friendly Window Coverings?

Taking an environmentally friendly approach to home improvement won’t just leave a smaller dent on your conscience. If you choose products that are made to last, they won’t need to be replaced as often, so it’s easier on the wallet, too. And in the case of window coverings, making the right decision can even help you keep your energy costs down. This post explains why plantation shutters are the most eco friendly window coverings that money can buy, and how they can help save you time and money – as well as the planet. Continue reading Which Are The Most Eco Friendly Window Coverings?