About Claire Tibbitts

Claire Tibbitts

When it comes to subjects about shutters and louvre doors Claire is passionate about creating interesting and informative articles. If you need advice or inspiration on a shutter or louvre door related subject send us a message and Claire will try her best to help!

All posts by Claire Tibbitts

10 Aug
2021
The Anatomy of a Louvre Door
If you have ever purchased or considered purchasing an internal louvre door you may have come across some words or phrases that you have not heard of before. This can be confusing especially if it is your first time buying a louvre door. That’s where we can help. Take a look at our diagr... Read More
Creating a Mediterranean look for your home
Mediterranean style homes have a lot of appeal. Mostly featured in sun rich continents this style gained prominence in the 1920s and 30s and continues to be a popular choice. So what are the key characteristics of a Mediterranean property? A common feature is a white painted façade with a... Read More
Should I buy wood or plastic external decorative window shutters?
So you have decided to add external decorative shutters to your home. Great news! But with the various options available perhaps you have come at a cross roads deciding which material would best suit your needs? In the past it would be safe to assume that the majority, if not all, external... Read More
From bookkeeping to book selling
After working with us for 12 years our former bookkeeper Jane has moved on to pastures new by opening a brand new independent book shop in Thetford called ‘Not Just Books’. An exciting addition to Thetford Not Just Books will feature a great selection of books as well as other ... Read More
How to create a costal exterior look for your home.
With blue skies, long sandy beaches, far-reaching coastlines, and an abundance of natural beauty, it’s easy to see how for some people owning a property by the coast is the dream. But it isn’t just the location of a coastal property that’s appealing; it’s the design. Whethe... Read More
Simply Shutters releases brand new brochure for 2020.
Simply Shutters are delighted to release their brand new updated brochure and it’s available to download now. Get our a copy of our new brochure here: https://www.simplyshutters.co.uk/request_brochure.php  For more than 20 years this small family run business has continued to devel... 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
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 wonder... 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