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!

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How to clean louvre doors
You purchased and installed your new louvre doors. They look fantastic and you are pleased with the result. But what about maintaining them? Are they easy to clean and do they need lots of cleaning? Good questions indeed and some we can help you with. One of the great things about louvre d... Read More
What are Marbella shutters, and can you buy them anymore?
The disruption caused by recent storms has caused a few phone calls from customers who’ve unfortunately experienced damaged or ‘fly away’ shutters. The most common victim being the ‘Marbella shutter’. We have been asked if we sell this style shutter. Well actually, most customers... Read More
A Sad Ending and A New Beginning
2021 ended on a sad note for us as we had to say goodbye to our beloved Shutter Dog. As many of you know Shutter Dog was an integral part of the Simply Shutters team and was loved by everyone. We are still coming to terms with this sad loss so you will have to […]... Read More
8 Facts About Louvre Doors
It is a fair to say that louvre doors are one of the most popular internal doors used in homes today. They are no longer considered ‘old-fashioned’. Actually, many louvre doors available today are described as versatile, modern and stylish.    But that is not the only charm of louvre... Read More
18 Feb
2022
What are louvre doors?
What is a louvre door? Although the louvre door has become increasingly popular in recent years, for those who don’t have this feature in their home this is a frequently asked question. To better learn about louvres and louvre doors we must first define the word ‘louvre’. So, what is... Read More
Things to consider when buying hinges for louvre doors
You’ve just purchased some stylish louvre doors for your home. Great choice! But before you begin to think about installing them there will be another question on your mind. What hinges shall I use? With so many variations of hinge available it’s easy to become confused. But before you... Read More
We are the One & Only Simply Shutters
Recently we have noticed that there are companies posting on social media under the name “Simply Shutters.” We would like to assure you that there is only one legitimate Simply Shutters in the UK. We (Simply Shutters Ltd) are a small, family run business based in Brandon, Suffolk. We s... Read More
Step by Step Guide for Replacing a Louvre Blade on Narrow Louvre Doors.
This guide is for replacing slats/ blades on louvre doors with widths ranging from 300mm to 450mm. For our guide on replacing louvre blades on louvre doors that are 457mm and wider please go to: Guide 1. So you’ve decided to incorporate stylish louvre doors in your home. But what do you ... Read More
Step by Step Guide for Replacing a Louvre Blade on Wide Louvre Doors.
This guide is for replacing slats/blades on louvre doors with widths ranging from 457mm to 762mm. For our guide on replacing louvre blades on louvre doors that are 450mm wide and smaller please go to: Guide 2. If you’ve purchased louvre doors, then you already know what a great asset the... Read More
Slightly different look – Same great products
We’ve given our website a little facelift. But don’t worry we haven’t changed our great products. Take a look at some of the new additions to our website including a new and improved homepage featuring a drop-down menu displaying the different categories for each of our popular produ... Read More