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Category: Ask Yasmeen

Plantation Shutters: Central Tilt Rod vs. Hidden Tilt Rod

Yasmeen 7/16/2020 10:12:12 AM Ask Yasmeen, Inspiration

Plantation shutters feature slats, you might refer to them as louvers, and they rotate open and closed, controlling the level of privacy and sunlight in the room. We talk you through how tilt rods work, they connect the slats to one another so that multiple slats move up and down all at the same time. There are options to consider, and with these options comes the pros and cons.

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Looking at Inside Mounts for Shutters

Yasmeen 6/18/2020 10:48:36 AM Ask Yasmeen, Buying and Fitting Shutters

When you're planning on getting DIY shutters for your windows, an important thing to consider is the choice of mount - installing plantation shutters can be done as either an inside or outside mount. Inside mounts fit inside the recessed depth of your window opening, it's a popular choice as the shutters will sit snug to the wall. Our inhouse shutter expert, Yasmeen takes you through some key elements when you're looking at inside mounts for shutters.

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What slat size do most people order for shutters?

Yasmeen 4/28/2020 10:10:08 AM Ask Yasmeen

You may be familiar with the terms, slats and louvers, probably the most commonly used words when it comes to plantation shutters. Whether you've heard the words before or not, it's essential to know how size choices can make all the difference. Yasmeen tells us about the best selling slat sizes and also about the louver sizes that are no longer a thing.

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What happens with my window measurements?

Yasmeen 3/27/2020 11:43:39 AM Ask Yasmeen

What happens with the window measurements, a question we get asked regularly. Ask Yasmeen answers your frequently asked questions about plantation shutters.

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Bi-folding Panels vs. Single Hinge Panels

Yasmeen 2/21/2020 1:52:00 PM Ask Yasmeen

Should you go for bi-folding panels or single hinge panels? Considering this is a core element in the design process of your shutters, it's worth understanding what each option is plus what their benefits are. Yasmeen answers one of our most popular questions, and takes you through what to consider.

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How Can T-Posts Help with Window Shutters?

Yasmeen 1/24/2020 3:23:02 PM Ask Yasmeen

Yasmeen answers another one of our most frequently asked question: how can t-posts help with large window shutters? Read our helpful and simple guide on what a difference t-posts can make when it comes to large window shutters.

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Why are frames important? Do I need one?

Yasmeen 12/20/2019 2:11:38 PM Ask Yasmeen

Do you need a frame when fitting your shutters? Yasmeen answers a popular question amongst shutter-shoppers - why are shutter frames so essential.

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What makes our “shutter experts” experts?

Yasmeen 12/13/2019 4:08:07 PM Ask Yasmeen

Another popular question we get asked, is "what makes your 'shutter experts' experts?". Yasmeen takes us through what sets The Shutter Store's experts aside from the other shutter companies out there, and importantly, how we work hard at being the best choice.

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What does my warranty cover?

Yasmeen 11/29/2019 2:43:55 PM Ask Yasmeen

DIY home projects like interior shutters can sound daunting, but it doesn't have to be. A common fear that many customers have is what happens if something goes wrong? Our shutter specialists are here from start to finish, to guide you with maintenance and troubleshooting - you're also protected by our 36 month warranty. Yasmeen answers a frequent question our team are asked: What does my warranty cover?

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Should I go with less panels or more?

Yasmeen 11/15/2019 1:51:12 PM Ask Yasmeen

Yasmeen answers your most frequently asked questions. One question that people often have when it comes to ordering their plantation shutters, is "should I go for less panels or more?". Read our helpful guide of what to consider when choosing your panels.

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Are The Shutter Store's shutters manufactured in the USA?

Yasmeen 10/4/2019 3:41:10 PM Ask Yasmeen

Yasmeen answers our most frequently asked questions. For friendly and honest advice, Ask Yasmeen! Today, Yasmeen answers "Are The Shutter Store's shutters manufactured in the USA?"

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Do plantation shutters warp?

Ask Yasmeen 9/20/2019 9:39:38 AM Ask Yasmeen, Benefits of Shutters

Shutters are a long-term investment for any home and a big concern is whether or not they will warp, expand or contract when exposed to harsh sunlight, weather conditions, and/or moisture. Here’s everything you need to know for your peace of mind on why our shutters don’t warp!

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