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Shutter Styles

There are many different shutter styles available, each with its own characteristics and design features. When choosing your shutter style, it’s essential to consider the architectural style of your home, your design preferences, and the functional requirements you have for the shutters.

Full Height Shutters

Full height shutters are a most popular shutter style which is the full height of the window or door and is ideal for all types of windows and doors, including bay windows.

Over 1800mm height these shutters will have a dividing rail which strengthens the panel and reduces the possibility of warping. The mid rail also enables the louvres above and below the rail to be operated independently of each other, giving you greater control over the light entering the room and your privacy. The mid rail can also usually be positioned to conceal door handles when the louvres are open.

Full height shutters offer good insulation, light control, privacy, noise reduction and are a deterrent to intruders. Our Full height shutters are available in any of our ranges, in all the louvre widths and in all the stained and coloured finishes including custom colours.

Depending on the range you choose, our full height shutters can have one, two or three panels per side, can span up to 3.30 metres without the need of any posts for support and are also ideal for bay windows.

Full height shutters
tier on tier bedroom shutter

Tier on Tier Shutters

Whether you want to create a traditional or modern look, tier-on-tier shutters offer a flexible and stylish solution for controlling light and maintaining privacy in your living or working space.

Tier on Tier shutters consist of 2 separate sets of panels, one above the other, which operate independently of each other. This style gives excellent privacy and light control as the top panels can be hinged open allowing maximum light into the room whilst the lower panels can remain closed with the louvres open, allowing a great degree of privacy or with the louvres closed, giving total privacy.

When fully closed, Tier on Tier shutters look very similar to full height shutters and offer the same level of light control, good insulation and reduce noise.

Cafe Styles Shutters

Café style shutters, also known as half-height shutters or half shutters, are a type of window covering that only covers the bottom portion of a window while leaving the top part exposed. These shutters typically cover the lower half or two-thirds of the window, offering privacy and light control while still allowing natural light to enter the room

These shutters are designed to offer privacy for the lower part of the window while still allowing ample light to enter through the uncovered upper portion. They are an excellent choice for rooms where you want to maintain privacy without completely blocking out natural light.

They are the ideal solution if you have a window that faces onto a pavement or road with passers-by and you wish to prevent prying eyes. They can also be perfectly suited to first floor rooms such as bedrooms which are not overlooked but require a level of privacy from ground level.

Cafe style shutters
Solid panel shutters

Solid Panel Shutters

Solid panel style shutters are a type of window shutter that consists of solid panels, as opposed to slats or louvers.

These shutters are designed to provide a clean and classic look while offering functional benefits such as light control, privacy, and insulation.

Solid panel shutters have a simple and traditional design with panels that cover the entire window opening and are available in various styles and configurations, including single-panel and multi-panel designs.

These shutters offer virtually total blackout when closed, are very good for reducing drafts and reducing noise. These qualities make them a perfect choice in bedrooms for those who don’t like to wake when the dawn breaks.

Solid panel shutters contribute to a classic and timeless aesthetic, making them suitable for various architectural styles, including traditional, colonial, and cottage designs.

Tracked Shutters

Tracked Shutter styles are a full height shutter which rather than being hinged off a frame they are suspended from a track and then effortlessly slide back to the sides.

They are ideal for wide windows, bi-fold doors and room dividers where more panels are required than would be allowed on the usual hinged installation and where posts are not a viable or desirable option.

Two track options are available. Bi-fold which enables the panels to concertina back and By-pass which enables the panels to slide one behind the other. With either option it is possible to have the panels stack all to one end or split evenly to each end.

Tracked shutters are versatile and can be used for various window styles, including sliding doors, large windows, and patio doors. They are also suitable for dividing larger spaces or serving as room dividers.

Tracked shutters
Shaped Shutter

Shaped Shutters

Shaped shutters are a shutter style which can be designed with various operational styles, including fixed (non-operable), hinged, bi-fold, or sliding panels. The choice of style depends on your preferences and the practicality of the window’s shape.

They are bespoke manufactured to fit virtually any unusual and awkward shaped windows that would not be possible with many other types of window covering.

A variety of shapes can be manufactured including arches, circular, hexagonal and triangular thereby retaining the design feature of your shaped window.

They are customized to fit the specific dimensions and contours of your unique window shape. This ensures a precise and snug fit, providing effective light control, privacy, and insulation.

Shaped shutters can enhance the architectural beauty of your home by accentuating the unique features of your windows. They add a touch of elegance and sophistication to the overall interior design.

If you would like to find out more about our range of shutters or to arrange for your free* no obligation survey, give us a call on

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