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.

Timber Shutters - a Great Choice

Monday, August 26, 2019

A change is as good as a holiday. You've decided you need a mini home makeover. Why not start your home improvements by installing timber shutters? They've been around for decades so why not have an attractive, sophisticated and traditional timber feature in your house?

Shutters For Minimalistic Interior Redesign

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Transforming your home to a minimalistic space can seem like an exhaustive interior design exercise. It isn't just about removing unnecessary items or having less altogether, your home still needs to flow and remain functional. Though the original trend shied away from colour, more and more people are choosing to incorporate it subtly or layer different textures to keep various rooms feeling cosy. Adding sleeker design elements can also create your desired look, in this case internal aluminium shutters are a good option.

Choosing Blinds, Curtains or Shutters

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Blinds, Curtains or Shutters?
Needing to decide on the window furnishings best suited for your redecorating project? Not only does your window covering provide privacy, it should also support the rest of your interior design. Choosing what to put on your windows can be a difficult decision. Are blinds more cost-effective? Will curtains complete the look? Can interior shutters bring cohesiveness to your entire home? Below are a few considerations that may help in your decision: