Plantation shutters, or plantation blinds, got their name due to their origin in the American South. Owners of the large farms and estates that produced coffee, tobacco, sugar cane, and cotton typically installed them.
These farms were known as plantations. Plantation shutters are characterised by their wide louvres, whereas other window shutters tend to have narrower wedge-shaped louvres.
Protect your home against heat in the summer, and insulate in winter
Plantation shutters have a simple classic design that does not age
You can adjust them in a moment to allow in light as required
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Traditionally made from wood, plantation owners usually installed plantation shutters outside the windows in the Old American South. While this custom continues, most UK homeowners opt to install plantation shutters on the inside of the windows.
Plantation shutters are an in-demand alternative to roller blinds and curtains. Considering the functional and aesthetic gains plantation shutters offer, it’s little wonder people are switching to these attractive window coverings. Homeowners worldwide appreciate plantation shutters for their versatility and ability to change a room’s look and feel positively.
Benefits of Plantation Shutters
Made from durable materials, modern plantation shutters do not split or peel and, with minimal care, remain in prime condition for many years. As a result, you will not need to replace them for an exceptionally long time, and when this time arrives, it is usually possible to use the same outer frames and only replace the slats.
Plantation shutters are also one the most effortless window coverings to clean; all they need is a quick dusting and the occasional wipe with a damp cloth.
As our plantation shutters fit snugly inside your existing window frames, they will help insulate the home. When open, they promote efficient airflow and help ventilate the house. When closed, they create a barrier over the windows, keeping the heat in when it is cool and out when it’s warm.
Plantation shutters are often the covering of choice on patio and French doors, but they can be produced to fit any window style and are the perfect option where privacy and light control is required.
They function as a buffer between your windows and the room’s interior, so they are perfect for large French doors, as they reduce noise. This benefit also makes them a top choice for windows overlooking busy roads or with passing pedestrian traffic.
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Here at Diamond Shutters, we will design made-to-measure plantation window shutters for practicality and give your home a fabulous new look. Our shutters are custom-made and installed by experts. Plantation shutters are a long-lasting window covering that will add value to your residence in kerb appeal and functionality.
Plantation shutter blinds are one of the most sought-after styles, and we love seeing how they improve the appearance of a house each time we install them. Whether you are looking for plantation shutters for French or patio doors, the front of the home, or the entire property, we have you covered!
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