Shutters, beautifully functional.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

All shutters supplied by ShutterKits will help transform your living spaces with with unbeatable functionality, design and beauty. With expert advice and practical solutions for outside and inside plantation shutters, you can ensure you've made the right choice for your home or business.

Frame installation options.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

L Frame vs Z frame or hinged into the reveal you already have - choosing what's best for your DIY shutter installation.
Once the decision is made for blade/louvre size, the colour and how you want your shutters to function, there is also the choice of installation method.
Fitting frames are a great way to install your shutters into your window reveal or if you have no window reveal depth.

Inside Shutter Louvre Blade Tilting Options

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

What tilting options are there? Well, back in the beginning of internal shutters being a window covering concept rather than traditional curtains or roller blinds, plantation shutters used mainly one mechanism for opening and closing the louvre blades for light and air flow. A central rod attached to each blade, to act as a handle to gently open and close them was the design of the time.

Answers that may help if you have a question or two.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Thinking of placing a plantation shutter order with us and have a question or two? Here are some answers to those frequently asked that may help:

A quick guide for taking care of your external aluminium shutters.

Friday, June 25, 2021

Like most things, maintaining your external Aluminium plantation shutters is important too...

A quick dusting every now and then to remove built up dirt and dust works a treat. For those smudges or marks that don't come away with a duster, cleaning your shutters using a nonabrasive cloth or sponge with warm soapy water is all that's needed. A garden hose may also be used. Concentrate on the areas where there may be stainless steel hardware attached to the shutters.

Measuring tips to get your reveal fit plantation shutter order started.

Friday, May 7, 2021

When it comes to measuring up your DIY shutters, here are a few tips to ensure accurate ordering and to make sure the installation process is as easy as possible.
You will need a good quality steel metric tape measure / laser measurer, pen and paper.
Please always supply your measurements in millimetres, width x height.
For reveal fit shutters:

Looking for inside timber shutters? Our readymade painted timber shutters might be a worthy consideration.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Our readymade inside painted timber shutters are uniquely constructed. Made from premium hardwood poplar that has a fine texture for a flawless finish that combines strength and durability and timber is reusable, recyclable and biodegradable.
This means you can place less panels in a window and maximise both light and the view. ShutterKits shutters offer a classic plantation look which suits modern and traditional settings.

PVC ready made internal shutters at a glance.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Below are ten key PVC shutter facts that are an alternative to our internal timber & internal aluminium shutters.They are an affordable solution if you'd prefer plantation shutters over blinds. While there are some fitting limitations our imported PVC shutters cover most applications:
1. 10yr structural.
2. 5 years paint.

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.

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.