Bi-folding shutters are hinged together to allow the shutters to fold together. Bi-folding applications can be used for both hinged bi-folding or sliding bi-fold on tracks.
Fixed in place shutters are ideally suited as room dividers or 'hole in the wall' situations when there is no benefit for the shutters to open. The shutters are fixed in place using cedar beading. This allows the blades to open & close and looks nice from both sides. The other option of fixing the shutters in place is using Magnetic Catches on each corner of the shutter. This style of installation is often used on fixed windowpanes.
Hinged shutters are the most popular form of shutters. They may be used as window coverings or be used for doorways.There are a few options available for hinging. It is also possible to bi-fold a hinged panel. This is done by hinging 2 panels together.