Simply Shutters Articles: Helpful Tips

Giving the outside of your house a makeover needn’t cost the earth. Exterior decorative shutters are one way to completely change the appearance of your home inexpensively and quickly. Plastic decorative window shutters are relatively low-priced and easy enough to install yourself. Theyâ... Read More
Louvre doors are in a revival period. No longer thought of as a discarded icon associated with the 70s and 80s, they are once again in vogue and fashionable. Louvre doors might all look the same, but there are often differences between the products available in the market place. What is a ... Read More
Did you know there’s an easy trick to tell where a house is situated in the USA just by looking at it? There are differences in the way the shutters are hung that can give you a clue as to where the house might be. Take a look at the 2 images below: 1) East […]... Read More
Security grilles offer an outstanding additional tier of protection to your home or business premises against break-in and theft. However, it’s worth bearing in mind several considerations when you are deciding whether it’s worth installing them, and which type to opt for. Internal ret... Read More
Retractable grilles are a highly effective complement to make to any existing home security measures you have previously taken. Whilst alarms and cameras can act as a deterrent to housebreakers, their main function is to alert you or record evidence after a break-in has already occurred. B... Read More
Retractable security grilles are an excellent way to add a layer of security to your business premises, and bring a number of other benefits too. Whilst there may be some modest reductions in your insurance premiums, you’ll typically see the biggest savings by virtue of not having to mak... Read More
Over time you may find that your exterior window shutters shift slightly and so appear misaligned. This is a relatively simple problem to correct and requires only a few basic tools. Exterior window shutters may be either decorative or functional. Decorative shutters are purchased solely f... Read More
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Acclimatisation It is essential to leave any louvre door to be installed in the location or a room with similar humidity for at least 48 hours prior to installation if potential problems such as shrinkage and expansion are to be avoided. Storing any door in a cold damp garage for months an... Read More
Although all of Simply Shutters decorative exterior shutters are very easy to fit by any competent DIY’er, we do realise that in some instances a client might want to have the shutters installed for them. We get asked so often if we can recommend someone who can fit the shutters that... Read More
Handy Tips 3. (of 3) Installing decorative exterior shutters. Putting your new shutters up on the wall. Having gone through all the trials and tribulations to get to this point, the moment is at hand where you (and everyone else for that matter) can see the fruits of your labour. It is tim... Read More
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