Tue, 19 Sep 2023
Beautiful, durable, privacy and light control boxes ticked! But how does one decide which shutters are best? The first question you should ask yourself is WHY do you want shutters? A ponder-worthy blog post highlighting which questions you should be posing to yourself.
Shutters are beautiful. Shutters are durable. Shutters offer privacy and light control. Shutters can offer security. But not all shutters are equal. So how does one decide which shutters are the best? Which shutter company to go for and whether your choice is true value for money? Are the shutters you choose ideal for bedrooms, humid environments like bathrooms or can they be installed externally?
The first question you need to ask yourself is WHY. Why do you want shutters? This narrows down the types of material that your shutters will need to be made from.
- Is it for privacy and light control? If so, then timber, aluminium, PVC and composite shutters will do the job.
- Do you need security as well? Then you will need to install aluminium shutters that are specifically designed as security shutters.
- Are you looking to create a room divider? Timber and PVC shutters will likely be best for this.
- Do you need to provide insulation in a room? There is nothing better than real timber to create great insulation.
Shutters are an investment in your property and come at a cost, hence it is important to fully understand what factors need to be addressed before you purchase. When it comes to window treatments, there are a variety of options available. Shutters, blinds, and curtains are all popular choices, but each offers a unique set of benefits and drawbacks. Other factors to consider are cost, style and functionality.
Choosing a supplier and product can seem daunting, but once you equip yourself with knowledge and understand your specific needs, it’s as simple as ABC.
Expert tip: Aluminium security shutters replace the need for burglar bars AND curtains/blinds.