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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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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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Window Treatments to Tie a Room Together

With the huge choice of blinds, shades, curtains, valences and shutters that are now available, it can sometimes be difficult to find what is right for you.  So here are some key considerations to bear in mind. 1. Consider colours. … Continue reading

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Making Your Window Shutters Last

Upgrading your home with window shutters is an excellent thing to do to your home.  It can certainly be regarded as an investment and if you’re thinking of selling your house, it could definitely add to the value. By following … Continue reading

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Plantation Shutters are not just for Windows

According to influential TV interior designers Justin Ryan and Colin McAllister, the use of Plantation shutters should not be limited to windows alone.  In a Canadian TV programme called Colin & Justin’s Home Heist,  they explain that there are many … Continue reading

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Fun with Shutters and Window Dressings

Decorating your windows is one of the easiest and fun ways to add design to your home.  You don’t have to spend a fortune and you can experiment with colours, fabrics and other materials. Window dressings serve multiple purposes.  They … Continue reading

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Choosing between shutters and blinds

Customers often ask us about the differences between shutters and blinds.  On the whole shutters are more expensive, but the quality of finish does vary between shutter companies.  But there is a lot more to it than that. If you … Continue reading

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How to clean plantation shutters

Like most surfaces in the house, shutters will collect dust over time.  Here are some simple suggestions to ensure your plantation shutters continue to look their best. You should avoid soaking the wood with water as this can lead to … Continue reading

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White interior shutters continue to be the most popular

White is most definitely the most popular colour for shutters and I am no longer surprised when a customer chooses one of our five shades of white even when there are so many other choices available. As we suggest in … Continue reading

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