The Benefits of Window Shutters
Plantation window shutters provide you with numerous
By tilting the louvre slats, you can obtain total or partial
privacy with ease.
You also have the option of closing the lower half of the
shutters completely and keeping the upper half of the shutters partially
opened in order to let light into your
It has been proved that by having interior shutters fitted, you
can save up to 51% of heat reduction which would be lost through your windows and doors.
When the shutters are tilted at 45 degrees, it is virtually
impossible for passers-by to look into your home.
Installing shutters can also act as a deterrent to intruders,
as the "un-wanted guests" will be oblivious whether you're home or away.
Sound levels are dramaticaly reduced when the shutters are
fully closed - which can be an added advantage for people who work on a rota system and need to sleep during daylight hours.
Shutters also offer an ideal function against road-side
Draw your shutters back completely to let the light flood into
your room, or close your shutters and open the louvre slats to allow as much or as little light in as you desire.
All our window shutters have a UV protection
Wooden window shutters are virtually maintenance free and will
last for many years.
They never need lubricating, re-painting, nor
re-staining. Just a simple wipe
over with a damp cloth is all that is required.
And in the worst case scenario - that you should accidentally
break one of the louvre blades - with every
shutter we install, we include, free of charge, two spare replacement ones, which can easily be
For people suffering from allergies, especially dust allergies,
having plantation shutters installed can be an absolute "God-send" - as they are far easier to keep clean than curtains or blinds, thus discouraging a
breeding ground for dust mites.
Wooden window shutters can be a life-time
And with a range of prices to suit every pocket, buying
shutters once can save you the expence of replacing curtains or blinds on a
Shutters can be used for multiple
The manufacturers promise that whatever shape can be drawn with
a pencil, a window shutter can be made to that exact shape.
No other window furnishing can offer this
Shutters can also be used as room dividers or wardrobe doors -
either sliding or fold back (bi- fold).
Solid wooden shutters are very authentic and look superb when fitted in traditional Georgian houses or manor
All our shutters are hand made at the world's largest shutter
Within a 2.2 million square foot facility, and with over 2,300
dedicated employees producing wooden plantation shutters every week, your shutters will be skilllfully made to top specifications.
Also taking into account that the UK has such a diverse climate
throughout the seasons, shutters for the UK market are made to suit that environment. Shutters which are destined for a warmer country,
such as Spain or Italy, are made to suit their particular climate.
Every detail in production has been throughly tested so you can
be assured that your shutters will be of the highest quality, as every stage of production is digitally photographed and checked, double checked, and
triple checked - to ensure that your window shutters leave the factory custom-made to your bespoke requirements.
All our shutters are coated with six coats of paint or stain -
which helps to give a beautiful, yet tough, sheen.
And to prevent fading, they are finally finished with a layer
of UV protective coating.
So your only concern is choosing from the fantastic range of shutters...
By Trevor Knight