Simply Shutters Articles: Helpful Tips

Step by Step guide for painting interior louvre doors with open louvres
So, you’ve decided to paint your louvre doors. Louvre doors can be tricky to paint because of the open louvres, so here’s our step by step guide to assist you in the process; You will need: 1x paint brush (we recommend no bigger than 1”) Apron Gloves Face mask Paint (Primer-if requir... Read More
How to store Louvre doors before installation
Interior louvre doors are becoming more popular and are a great asset to any home. The open louvres in the doors encourages air flow so when used on cupboards or airing rooms it prevents any ‘musty’ smells building up. To ensure you get the best out of your door and to preserve quality... Read More
Things to consider when measuring for decorative exterior shutters
So you have decided you want to purchase external decorative shutters. The next step is to measure your windows. Whilst measuring is a fairly easy task you might find the following handy tips useful. Please remember that decorative shutters are purely for effect so you can use a few ‘che... Read More
Tips for measuring for interior louvre doors
Interior louvre doors are a great asset to any home and are ideal for use in most rooms including kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. If you’ve decided to purchase louvre doors your first step is to measure the door opening. To assist you here are some helpful tips:   1. When measuring th... Read More
How to choose the right colour scheme for your external shutters.
When purchasing external decorative shutters choosing the colour is just one of the many factors to take into consideration. While colour choice is personal and subjective you may still be undecided on what to choose. If you are struggling to decide upon a colour for your new shutters here... Read More
Five creative ways to up-cycle old interior louvre doors.
Your current louvre doors are looking a little tired and worn. You’ve ordered in some new ones to replace them. What do you do with the old ones? Instead of throwing them away why not turn them into something else you can use. Here are five ideas we came up with: 1. Make a decorative [&h... Read More
Home improvement on a budget with decorative plastic shutters
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. They... Read More
What are the Benefits of using Engineered Stiles in Wood Louvre Doors?
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
How to spot differences between North American East Coast and West Coast Shutters
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
Factors to consider when buying security grilles
Updated: 11/06/2020 Security Grilles are a great way to add an additional level of protection to your home or business premises against possible break-in and theft. Internal retractable grilles can be fitted behind your windows and doors, and are far more discreet than the heavy external s... Read More
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