About Claire Tibbitts

Claire Tibbitts

Claire’s passion for helping people in all subjects related to external shutters and louvre doors is evident in the consumer focused articles she produces. If you need advice or inspiration on a shutter or louvre door related subject drop us a message and Claire will try her best to help!

All posts by Claire Tibbitts

We have all been impacted by the ongoing COVID – 19 pandemic and are experiencing many changes to our everyday lives. During this difficult time Simply Shutters has remained open for business although this has been a struggle at times. We are truly grateful to all of you who have ordered... Read More
Louvre Door Terminology – A Glossary of Terms and Jargon
Following on from our previous article translating the different shutter related words and phrases; we thought we would also share with you the common words and phrases used when discussing louvre doors. Some of the terminology listed below is often used when discussing doors or carpentry ... Read More
22 Jun
2020
Warehouse Vacancy Immediate start. This is initially a temporary role for 2 / 3 months with the possibility of it becoming a permanent position. Duties include physical work quality checking into stock large louvre doors and picking and packaging louvre door and window shutter orders for d... Read More
We’ve got a new office!
We’ve been at our premises in Brandon, Suffolk for some years now and whilst we love it we decided that our main front office really needed refreshing. The carpet was even older than Shutter Dog so a makeover wasn’t only wanted it was really needed.  In case you are wondering ... Read More
How louvre doors can help you make the most of your space.
You turn the key in the door and step inside. You take a deep breath and absorb the space in front of you. This is the front room, dining room and the kitchen. And it’s all yours. The ever growing populations and steady rise of rent and mortgages means a large number of us are [&hell... Read More
Using decorative shutters as a window covering.
We’ve been in business for over 20 years and in that time we have answered almost every question about shutters. One question that is often asked is; can you use decorative shutters to cover a window? The sole function of decorative shutters is to sit in place and look pretty. If you... Read More
Where to use louvre doors around your home.
Now we’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; louvre doors are cool! Not only that but they are also stylish and extremely durable too which makes them an ideal asset to your interior decor. The open louvre design makes them the ‘go to’ door for enhanced ventilation and ... Read More
Check your spam folders!
We live in a digital age. The majority of orders that people make tend to be online and with that comes order acknowledgments and correspondence by email. We would like to politely advise all of our customers to check their spam folders when expecting any confirmations or email corresponde... Read More
Simply Shutters celebrates 20 years in business.
This year is an important one for us because believe it or not our little family run business has been running for 20 years! Simply Shutters had the most humble of beginnings springing to life in 1999 and consisting of only 2 members of staff; Paul and Carol Millar. Run solely from an offi... Read More
Top Ten Most Popular Styles of External Shutter
In a previous article we discussed the top ten most popular colours chosen for external shutters. To continue the trend this time we’re focusing on the top ten most popular styles of external shutters as purchased by Simply Shutters customers. So take a look at our list: 1. Traditional L... Read More