Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are (normally) wooden interior window shutters, either half height, full height or full height split that can be used to keep your home cool, warm, shaded or just to maintain your privacy and security in your home.

Plantation shutters are very practical and because of their flexibility are ideal a modern, stylish alternative to curtains or blinds.

Good quality window shutters are made from hardwood, although soft woods, MDF and aluminium can also be used for certain applications.

The better quality plantation shutters you can afford, the longer they will last and the easier they will be to maintain in the longer term.

Aluminium is used for lockable security plantation shutters which offer the additional security feature of allowing you ti leave your windows open while still protecting your home and possessions.

plantation shutters

Available in a massive choice of colours and styles you can have your plantation shutters made to measure to perfectly fit your home.

Whatever shape and style of your windows, there is a shutter to suit that will enhance your home and make your life just a little bit better.

Professional installation is very important as shutters need to be very accurately positioned and securely fixed to make sure that you have years of trouble free use from them.

Don’t take any chances with off the shelf plantation shutters and a cordless drill….. they will never look as good as a high quality installation from one of Bedfordshires leading shutter installers.

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