A complete guide to shutter styles: from plantation to café

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Window shutters are a brilliant addition to your home, and come in a huge range of styles, designs, materials and finishes. But with so many different types out there, how can you be sure you’re getting the style you really want? In this guide we’ll give you a run-down of all the most popular shutters, so you know exactly what style is right for you.   What types of shutters are there? Let’s start with the basics – what are the different types of shutter? We’ve broken our guide down into the most popular styles: Plantation Solid Café Full height Tier…

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What’s the difference? Real wood vs faux wood shutters

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Window shutters give your home an incredible finish, but it can be difficult to decide what kind of shutters are going to be right for you. One of the biggest decisions to make is whether you want real wood or faux wood shutters. And even then, there are a lot of different alternatives, from plastic shutters to mdf shutters. Each different type of interior shutter has its own list of pros and cons, from how much they cost, to how durable they are – and of course, the finished look.  So in this article, we’ll look at all the different types…

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Shutters or blinds, which is better?

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When you’re trying to find the perfect shades for your home, blinds and shutters are two of the most popular types of window treatment you can find. But which one is right for you? In this guide, we’ll talk about the benefits of window shutters and blinds as well as the negatives, looking at all the key details that might matter to you, including: Shutters vs blinds: the basics Cost of shutters vs blinds Are blinds or shutters better for blackout? Are shutters or blinds easier to install? Blinds or shutters for shaped windows? Best rooms for shutters and blinds Wooden…

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How To Clean Window Shutters

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If you want your window shutters to remain sparkling clean, you’ll need to tend to them regularly. Luckily, window shutters are easy to maintain; a simple cleaning routine will keep them looking good as new. This article is going to provide all the advice you need to ensure your shutters continue to look good for years to come.   How To Clean Wooden Shutters For real wood or faux wooden shutters, use the following tips: 1. Tilt down all the slats and dust away using a downward stroke. 2. For the best possible results, use a duster made of lambswool or…

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