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5 Reasons to Consider Plantation Shutters For Home Remodelling

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Remodelling your home is a great excuse to experiment with new window accessories. Window plantation shutters should definitely be considered as they add both practicality and style to your home.

To find out 5 great reasons why Plantation shutters are the best choice for your home, keep reading.

1. Plantation shutters last for a long time

Plantation shutters are a smart investment for your home because they last for years and years. Shutters of this type are manufactured from strong and durable materials meaning that they don’t damage easily. Whereas curtains, drapes or fabric blinds may become sun-bleached in UV rays, timber shutters keep their colour and finish after installation and don’t need to be replaced.

What’s more, plantation shutters are timeless. Whereas curtains can become outdated and may need replacing every few years, shutters are classically stylish and won’t go out of fashion, meaning they are a better financial investment.

2. Plantation shutters improve your home’s appearance

Plantation shutters are visually appealing and can drastically improve the overall look and feel of a home. They are mounted into the window frames meaning they take up less space than curtains and drapes and therefore make the room look more spacious and feel airier. 

What’s more, timber shutters that are painted in light and neutral colours brighten up space and allow sunlight to reflect around a room. If you’re looking to enhance your room’s interiors, opt for plantation shutters.

3. Plantation shutters are easy to clean

Another amazing benefit of plantation shutters is that they are incredibly easy to keep clean. Simply run a duster along the panels to freshen them up, or wipe them with a damp cloth. 

Unlike fabric curtains or blinds that can become dirty and stained and need constant washing, keeping shutters clean is quick, uncostly and requires minimal effort. If you like low-maintenance home accessories, plantation shutters are for you.

4. Plantation shutters improve home privacy and security

When it comes to how secure you feel in your home, you should never compromise. Flimsy blinds and lightweight fabric curtains that can allow a lot of visibility into your home, but plantation shutters offer a higher level of privacy and therefore increase home security.

5. Plantation shutters protect against extreme weather

Not only can plantation shutters add charm and style to your home, but they are also practical.

Plantation shutters are designed to allow cool air flow and ventilation around your home but also protect from extreme weather. When closed, plantation shutters shade you and your possessions from the sun’s harsh UV rays, and they also stop rainwater from seeping through.

How do plantation shutters work?

Plantation shutter panels are secured to shutter frames with magnets, which allow for the panels to swing open and closed easily.

How to measure plantation shutters

To measure plantation shutters for standard windows, you must measure the window on the inside recess in three places: across the bottom of the window, on top of the window and in the middle.

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