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The Shutter Store 12/15/2016 3:20:09 PM Benefits of Shutters, Shutter Styles
Dramatic. Practical. Insulating. Secure. The benefits of solid shutters go on. Whether you opt for raised panels or shaker style; go neutral or bold, they’re sure to make an impact in your home.

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Solid shutters are the perfect choice for those who want the best possible light reduction in a room. If you have young children, work shifts, or want to dress the windows in your cinema room, this is the style for you.

Solid shutters also work perfectly in period homes, especially those with tall or bay windows. Wooden shutters once graced many Victorian properties, so they’re ideal if you want to accent a room’s period features.

Are you keen to open your shutters every day? If so, then our solid option is a good choice. They block out the light at night time, and fold back to let in the light during the day. As they come in a range of custom colours, they can also complement your décor perfectly.
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Advantages of solid shutters
Maximum light reduction
This style is the ideal choice for bedrooms and media rooms as they offer maximum blackout.
 
Security
Solid shutters add an extra layer of security to your home.
 
Insulation
Period windows look beautiful, but they don’t always keep out the draughts. With solid shutters in place, you can enjoy an extra layer of insulation – and a cosier room.
 
In keeping
Our solid panel shutter replicate those of the Victorian era, so you can easily achieve a traditional look, especially with our period Farrow and Ball colours.
Best for:
Cinema rooms, media rooms, young children’s bedrooms, or bathrooms. Solid shutters also work well in period properties. 

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Considerations:
Solid shutters don’t tend to work on short, long windows. This is because they can be too long to fold back neatly. If you have a long window, it’s often best to go for plantation shutters and leave them in position.
How to make them your own
Add a mid rail
If you have an older property you can add a mid rail to match the window’s architraves and period features.
 
Contemporary or modern options
Choose solid raised shutters for traditional homes, or shaker style for a more modern look.
 
Customise your hardware
All of our solid shutters come with stainless steel handles. However, you can easily change the hardware to suit your style. Try modern copper or more traditional ceramic handles for a completely individual look.
 
Make a statement with colour
If you want to make a real impact, choose from our range of customised colours, or try a dark woodstain for a dramatic effect.