Simply Shutters Articles: Reference

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
What are the differences between Screws and Shutter spikes?
If you have ever purchased shutters from Simply Shutters in the past you will be familiar with the question: what fixings would you like with your shutters? If not, then read on. Our Decorative Polypropylene shutters are provided with fixings as standard and since there are two types to ch... Read More
Top Ten most popular colour choices for External Decorative Shutters
Following on from our blog with tips on how to choose the right colour scheme for your external decorative shutters we thought we’d share our most popular colours for shutters*. Simply Shutters has over 19 different colours to choose from, a custom colour service and a paintable shutter ... Read More
26 Mar
2008
Window shutters were originally created to keep out the elements and to allow a degree of privacy in the home. It isn’t certain, but many believe the original window shutters came from ancient Greece and were made with marble louvres.  These shutters were ideal for keeping out the heat ... Read More
When looking round for window shutters, regardless of the style and the colour you choose, many people worry about how they can maintain the neat, overall effect that decorative shutters give. In the days when window shutters were originally introduced, houses were all uniform and the wind... Read More
When deciding what colour to have your shutters you’ll need to consider two factors, the architecture of your home and the style of the properties in your neighbourhood. Historical, classical styles homes such as Georgian architecture benefit from shutters in the same original colour... Read More
26 Mar
2008
Two of the most popular materials for window shutters are vinyl, and the more traditional wooden variety. Which material suits you best depends on the style and décor of your home, as well as how much maintenance you’re willing to do. Vinyl shutters are definitely the cheaper option for... Read More
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