Simply Shutters Articles: Helpful Tips

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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