Choosing a Blade/Louvre Size For Your Timber Interior Shutters

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

When contemplating inside timber shutters for your home, there are a few things to consider: type of finish – painted vs. stain finishes, installation method and blade size. It's important to know what blade options there are and if it's the best look & size for your room. The depth of the window reveal can also be an indicator as to which size would be best. There are three blade sizes to choose from in our inside timber plantation shutters range.

Small Blade: 64mm/View between blades: 41mm.

Affordable Interior Aluminium Shutters

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

ShutterKits DIY Installation, Internal Aluminium Shutters are the future of plantation shutters, combing ingenuity, innovation, durability and style. Our Internal Aluminium Shutter offer the widest single expanse of any interior shutter and with its clean modern lines and matt powder coat finish, these shutters have all the benefits of premium shutters that can also be used in severe wet areas. ShutterKits Internal Aluminium Shutters are custom made to size and come fully assembled, with the options of frames – that can be pre-drilled, hinges and catches all included in the price.

Mid Rails

Monday, February 3, 2020

What is a mid rail and why do some ShutterKits DIY shutters require them and others don't?

To have a better understanding it's best to go over the construction of a plantation shutter and it's components.

What type of timber is used in our Painted Timber Plantation Shutters?

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

ShutterKits painted timber shutters are made of a hardwood timber called Poplar. It's been specially engineered and kiln dried to match Australian conditions.

Engineered Timber?
Engineered timber is created by placing strips of timber on top of each other with the wood grain running in opposite directions, which are then glued together. With high heat and high pressure they are pressed together to form the timber that makes shutter components. 

Maintaining Interior Timber Plantation Shutters | DIY Shutter Kit Sets

Monday, December 9, 2019

What type of paint is used on ShutterKits painted timber interior plantation shutters?

The Advantages of Timber Shutters

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Choosing a window covering for your home may seem like a bit of a task. There are so many aspects to consider, such as privacy and cost. Below are some of the reasons why timber shutters may be worth considering for your home. In comparison to traditional curtains, Timber Shutters are easy to maintain and clean, whereas traditional curtains will fade, stain and cleaning can be a burden.

They Increase Property Value

How Plantation Shutters In Your Adelaide Home Can Help With Privacy And Warmth

Friday, November 1, 2019

Although we are moving into summer, it is always a good idea to plan for ahead for future season's before they arrive. Before you know it cooler weather will be upon us once again. Keeping your house warm in the cooler months can be an ongoing expense, plantation shutters may be able to help keep some of those expenses down. Plantation shutters not only look stylish but are also great for keeping your home private with added warmth.

Choosing The Right Finish to Coat Cedar Wood Shutters

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Cedar Shutters are a stylish way to create privacy and shade within your home. Western Red Cedar ranges in natural colour tones from light buttery, rose pink to dark chocolate brown tones. You can enhance the natural look with oil or stain lacquer finishes or paint them. If you'd prefer the shutters to tone with your décor but still keep the timber grain as a feature, the answer may be to choose an oil or stain finish that has a pigmented colour.

What are Plantation Shutters? | DIY Shutter Kit Sets

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

You've heard people discuss adding plantation shutters to enhance their home – but what exactly are they? The clue to what plantation shutters are is in the name. There are a couple of forms of wooden shutters on the market today, these are the most popular. Originating from plantation era (or Antebellum era) homes in the south of America, plantation shutters are the stereotypical frames that one would expect to see on the old houses that appear in movies such as the Gone With The Wind classic. Here's what you need to know about them.

Indoor Shutters - All you Need to Know About Adding Them To Your Home

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Attractive Feature
Apart from looking fantastic in that sophisticated, elegant traditional sense, indoor shutters are
energy-efficient window coverings. Shutters are good for bringing light in and keeping light out
when and where you need it. In winter it also is good for keeping heat in and keeping cold out.
Because shutters provide insulation, they can help you cut down on electricity and heating costs
in the winter.

Shutters are good for privacy, security and even keep noise at bay.