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Do shutters provide insulation?

Louvered interior plantation shutters are a very effective protection from the weather.  Their insulating property encourages heat retention during colder months as the panels provide a solid barrier when the louvres are closed.  Air is trapped between the window pane … Continue reading

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Why Shutters are an Elegant and Stylish Solution for your Windows

Window shutters can be an elegant and stylish solution to dressing the windows in your home.  They offer a great alternative to venetian blinds or curtains and will look stunning in any room with their sleek minimalist lines. The growing … Continue reading

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Shutter Popularity is Still Growing

In many parts of London it seems that every house now has wooden plantation shutters.  As with other trends, when a look is de rigueur in London, it quickly spreads everywhere else.  Sales of plantation shutters in some areas have … Continue reading

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Bathroom Shutters

It can be difficult to find a suitable window treatment for bathroom windows.  Cloth coverings such as curtains or roman blinds can quickly deteriorate with the constant humidity.  Fabrics such as silk, cotton, wool and velvet can get covered in … Continue reading

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Farrow & Ball Colour Matching Service at No Extra Charge

We can now offer a matching service on a limited number of Farrow and Ball colours on our range of wooden shutters at no extra charge. The colours are in fact copies of Farrow and Ball colours.  This is because … Continue reading

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Advice on Shutters

Here is some advice on window shutters that will help you make the right choice for decorating and enhancing the appeal of your windows.  There are various things that you need to take into consideration while making the choice and … Continue reading

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Berkhamsted Shutter Company

If you want to change your window coverings, the most popular options available include those from the Shutter Gallery – the Berkhamsted shutter company.  If you are thinking of remodelling your house you may want to consider choosing shutters as … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Louvre Size

If you’ve decided that plantation shutters are what you want for your window coverings and have decided on a colour, then there is just the choice of louvre size to consider. There are four different louvre sizes to choose from: … Continue reading

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Shutters and curtains ‘act’ as double glazing

There’s an interesting article on the BBC website today which backs up our claim that shutters can be very effective at reducing draughts and reducing your heating bills. The report says that, according to the Edinburgh World Heritage Trust who … Continue reading

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A Short History of Plantation Shutters

Shutters have been made of many designs throughout the ages.  They have been hung both outside and inside buildings and have been made from everything from marble to synthetic materials.  They have also served several distinct functions from climate control … Continue reading

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