Wooden Shutters are believed to have been first brought to the America`s by the colonising Spanish. Initially with a fixed open slat to let air circulate. They eventually found their way to the imposing elegant plantation houses of America`s deep south, where the name Plantation Shutter derives.
As time progressed shutters evolved with movable slats. This versatility enabled ventilation and sun deflection during the day. When closed, heat retention and privacy at night.
Whether your house is contepmorary or traditional, shutters blend and enhance your home`s style and character with their elegance. They are an investment that never dates, such is their classic beauty.
Shutters are a safe and child friendly alternative dressing for windows. With no loose or dangling pull or closing cords, the safety benefits are apparent.
Practicality and ease of operation.
With normal use, they are maintenance free.
Ease of cleaning make them an ideal choice for allergy sufferers.
The fully adjustable slats enable full control of sunlight penetration or omission, whatever your choice.
In an open position, Privacy is enhanced without signifcant reduction to reflected sunlight.
Room interiors can be kept cool in summer by tilting the louvres to reflect sunlight.
Shutters also significantly add to the thermal insulation properties of any window they are fitted to, making for cosier winters.