The history of shutters

shutters ancient

It’s probably not a topic you’ve come across before, but – believe it or not – window shutters do have a great story to tell. They came about (officially) over 500 years ago, and since then they have evolved massively and are still commonly used in households. We’ve decided to go back in time to re-tell the tale of how it all began, brace yourselves… this is exciting stuff. Continue reading

Seasonal shutters

Shutters Living Room Autumn

The team at Shutters Direct are welcoming autumn with open arms. After all, what’s not to love about a season that boasts fancy dress, crunchy leaves and bonfires? We also know that as the temperature drops and the nights draw in, shutters are the perfect window dressing no matter your preferences – whether you want to make your home light and bright or dark and cosy this autumn, shutters are the ideal solution.

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Why choose shutters?

Bay Window Bedroom Shutters

It’s inevitable that shutters are back, and are giving other competitors a run for their money.  Not only are they easy to preserve, they are also economical and have an effortlessly timeless feel, instantly adding personality to any room. They’re stylish and sophisticated, charming and chic, and best of all, they won’t blow the budget. What more could you possibly ask for?

We’ve gathered together some beautiful examples of interior designs that utilise shutters, demonstrating exactly why you should choose them. Which do you prefer? Continue reading

Shutters complete your room

Curved Shutters Attic Room

Shutters are making a comeback, and it’s not difficult to see why. Durable, economical and easy to maintain, shutters are easily one of the best options for the modern window dressing. They’re also super stylish, and can completely transform a generic, bland room into a charming and chic place.

We’ve gathered together some of our favourite examples of shutters completing the room. Which is your favourite? Continue reading

5 ways to clean shutters

Cleaning Products

Here at Shutters Direct we’re all about the long term investment, and we want you to continue to love your shutters five years down the line. That’s why we’re offering some handy tips on keeping them looking their best. We know that cleaning window dressings can be a laborious job, especially when it comes to Romans and verticals. Luckily, shutters present a much easier task, and there are several simple options to achieve squeaky clean shutters in a matter of minutes… Continue reading