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The ABCs Of Shutters

The ABCs Of Shutters

When it comes to adding wow factor, it’s hard to go past shutters. Low maintenance, durable and boasting massive curb appeal, shutters ooze effortless, Hamptons cool.

Why Shutters?

Shutters are hugely popular for their versatility; make yours a stunning feature or use them in the bathroom or kitchen. Operated by rotating the louvers to adjust the angle of the blinds, shutters give you full control over how much light flows in and which direction it shines.

Benefits of Shutters

Provides insulation: Indoor shutters are energy efficient and provide insulation over your windows. Keeping your home comfortable in summer and on colder nights keeping heat inside the home.

Durable: Aluminium shutters in particular are great for wet areas because they won’t warp.

Regulated Light & Airflow: Allows easy ventilation of airflow and sunlight in any room.

Shutter Materials

Aluminium: Light, durable and very low maintenance.

Basswood: Crafted from Basswood timber. Can be stained or painted to match the décor in your home.

Shutter Styles

Bi-fold: Shutters have an additional fold and are moved to the side via a tracking system.

Face Fit: Shutters are mounted on the outside face of your window.

Hinged: Shutters hinge and open inward.

Recess Fit: Shutters are mounted on the inside of the window frame.

Sliding: Shutters slide from left to right or right to left using a tracking system.


Shutters comes in three blade widths; 63mm, 89mm or 115mm. Most people opt for 89mm blades, or 115mm blades for larger, outdoor applications.


It all depends on the size of your area, but shutters tend to be more expensive than your typical blind.

The ABCs of Shutters

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