Shutter Styles

Full Height SHUTTERS

What are they?

These are the most popular shutters, full height shutters cover all of the window and easily let light in or block it out depending on your configuration: For example you could have the top louvers independent from the bottom with a simple mid-rail.

GOOD POINTS: Excellent for privacy, installation and noise control.

BAD POINTS: There isn't any.

IDEAL FOR: Nearly every situation from French/patio doors to very tall windows.

TEIR ON TIER SHUTTERS

What are they?

Tier on tier are separate shutters on top of each that operate independently (Think of full height shutter cut in half)

GOOD POINTS: Very versatile with good light control and good for privacy.

BAD POINTS: They would not suit all windows as they can look very busy in some situations.

IDEAL FOR: Bathrooms, dinning and bedrooms.

CAFÉ STYLE SHUTTERS

What are they?

Shutters that cover the bottom half of the window (or whatever you desire).

GOOD POINTS: Lets lots of light into the room, giving it avert continental feel, with the added bonus of them being cheaper than full shutters.

BAD POINTS: More decorative than practical. Not very good at draught proofing.

IDEAL FOR: Privacy in urban areas.

SHAPED SHUTTERS

What are they?

Shutters for irregular shaped windows can be made to any shape.

GOOD POINTS: Make an excellent statement for a featured window or Windows that awkward to get curtains or blinds to work.

BAD POINTS: Will be more expensive.

IDEAL FOR: Feature windows or shaped.

SOLID SHUTTERS

What are they?

Shutter that have no opening louvers.

GOOD POINTS: Very good at insulating window.

BAD POINTS: Not as versatile as you can only open them and close them for light.

IDEAL FOR: Period properties and bedrooms.

TRACKED SHUTTERS

What are they?

These shutter are not hinged at the sides these run in a tracked system.

GOOD POINTS: Excellent access through patio doors and folding doors that concertina back giving you excellent view.

BAD POINTS: Not really suitable for Windows with a sill.

IDEAL FOR: Patio, folding, and sliding doors.