Shutters 28.08.19

What To Look For When Buying Window Shutters

There’s no doubt around the fact that adding window shutters into your home is the best way to add style and elegance in a practical and functional form.

Buying interior windows shutters however, especially if you’ve never done it before, can be a little daunting.

Not only are you buying an interior feature that will be made to the exact size of your window measurements, but there are so many different forms of window shutter to choose from. How do you know which one is right for you?

Window Shutters; What To Consider

To help you on your journey and make the process of buying your window shutters as easy as possible, we’ve listed a few considerations, as well as things to look for when buying window shutters.

Buy From A Reputable Company

It’s imperative that you buy from a reputable company such as ourselves here at Diamond Window Shutters.

All too often, people find a tradesman from Facebook or Instagram and thanks to a few pictures, hire them to create an incredibly important feature within their home, only to find themselves left with substandard finished items.

Instead of doing this, look for companies who know their stuff and can prove their expertise with past and present work. Do not be afraid to ask for evidence of previous work and consider whether they have a long-standing reputation.

It’s also worth inquiring as to whether said company can offer the full package?

Will they come to measure up and manufacture the window shutters themselves like our team at Diamond Window Shutters HQ or will they outsource the manufacturing based on their measurements?

Consider all these aspects and you can rest assured your investment will be a worthy one.

Always Buy The Best You Can With Your Budget

While we’d all love to spend less than what we originally planned, giving us a few pennies to put toward another cost that will inevitably arise, it’s not always the best decision.

When it comes to window shutters, it’s always advised you buy the best your budget will allow.

Cheap shutters can find themselves looking tired and worn very quickly and can end up costing you a lot more in the long run. The lesson here – simply buy the best quality possible the first time round.

Consider The Area You’re Buying For

If you have your heart set on window shutters for the bathroom, wooden shutters won’t be a great fit. It’s therefore a good idea to consider the area you’re buying for first. Is the area humid?

Do you want a certain amount of privacy from the nearby pavement or do you want it open as much as possible at the back of your house?

Look at where the window shutters will be going and work with the company you’re buying your shutters from.

They’ll be the best people to help you make the right decision about materials and style in particular rooms and window shapes.

Choose Made-To-Measure

While pre-made shutters can be a fantastic addition to many homes, if possible, we highly suggest you purchase made-to-measure window shutters.

Not only will they look better but their functionality won’t be compromised through a poor fit, leaving you with undoubtedly longer lasting window shutters.

Consider Your Style Of Window Shutter

Window shutters come in a whole host of different styles.

Here at Diamond Window Shutters we offer Full Height, Tier-On-Tier, Café Style, Tracked, Solid, Wooden and even Special Shapes to suit almost any window frame.

Deciding on the style you like the look of is easy but deciding on the best style for your home’s interior as well as your desired function is a little more difficult.

Luckily, our team have the experience and knowledge to help you choose the best style for you.

They’ll listen to what it is you’re looking for in terms of interior design and best advise on the window shutters that will suit your desired functionality, whether that’s privacy, warmth, light or all of the above.

Contact Us Today

If you’d like more information on window shutters, or the process involved, simply contact our team today, on 020 83022447.