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Why White Shutters Are The Most Popular Choice

Posted on 2019-02-21 in Tips & Styling Help, White shutters

If you feel like making a statement by adding white window shutters to contrast your interior designs, why not lift the look of your living space with our range of styles and sizes. Available in a range of materials.

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What is the best way of installing plantation shutters?

When was the last time you stood in your house and looked at your windows? Is it still looking how you envisaged? Your S:CRAFT supplier can come and fit new plantation shutters to your home following a survey and order, ensuring that everything will be perfect.

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How Waterproof Are Shutters?

Waterproof plantation shutters will make your rooms look very special while also being incredibly practical. Cheap shutters will warp quickly in a humid atmosphere and should be avoided.

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Which Window Coverings Are Best For The Environment?

This is where Eco- friendly window coverings really come out on top. They provide great insulation allowing you to turn down the thermostat on your radiators in the winter.

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What kind of Window Covering Styles are available

Posted on 2019-01-29 in Bay Window Shutters, Styles of Shutters

There are many things to consider concerning your requirements from your window dressing, such as the degree of privacy needed, how much control is necessary over light entering the room.

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Choosing Window Treatments To Save Time On Cleaning

Posted on 2019-01-25 in Spring Cleaning, Window Treatment Ideas

Are you looking to make cleaning in your home that little bit easier? A change in window coverings could be the best place to start. But if your window treatments are no longer looking their best, you may need to think about changing to a new solution.

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Pet proof window treatments

Welcoming a new pet into the family home can be an incredibly exciting time, but as with every new addition there are usually changes to be made to best accommodate them – discover how changing your furniture and fixings could be beneficial.

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How darkening your room will help you sleep better

Posted on 2018-04-06 in Infographic, Room darkening

Making changes to your bedroom environment, such as blocking out light and changing temperature can make all the difference when it comes to sleeping. Read our infographic to see what you could do with your home to help you rest.

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Do you want complete home security confidence?

Posted on 2017-11-21 in Intruder prevention, Security shutters

According to recent crime figures, burglaries in the UK have risen by 21% over a 12 month period, so there has never been a better time to secure your home. Choosing the best security window covers can therefore make a real difference.

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Window Dressing Ideas for Minimalist House Decor

What are the ways you can turn your home into a minimalist masterpiece? Contemporary window dressings are perfect for the stripped back look, and can really make your property stand out from the crowd and may be a solution you may not even have considered.

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Shutters vs Curtains: what is your preference?

Posted on 2017-07-06 in Shutters vs Curtains, Solar Shades

It’s a longstanding question, but which are the best solar shades for your home? When considering the right shades for your space, it is important to pick one that keeps the glare of the sun from off of your TV or computer screen.

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Privacy benefits of café style shutters

Posted on 2016-07-27 in Benefits of Shutters, Cafe Style

Places of work such as doctors’ surgeries, dentists and law firms, require a level of discretion, especially when close to busy roads and pavements. The privacy provided by café style shutters enables a light and homely atmosphere despite keeping the windows covered from the outside world.

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Let shutters make the most of your home this summer!

With origins stretching back as far as Ancient Greece, plantation shutters are still popular to this day in warmer climates. They are often crafted from sustainable hard wood, and feature moveable slats (called louvres) that can be tilted to affect the outside light and visibility within a home.

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Child friendly window coverings

Rather than using a curtain for your child’s bedroom, which can quickly accumulate dust, shutters are a hygienic alternative that are easy to clean, great for allergy sufferers, and offering great privacy, safety and light control at any time of the day.

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Room darkening shutter & shade helps you sleep soundly

Posted on 2016-03-30 in Room darkening, Styles of Shutters

Shutters are a great window dressing for managing the light entering a room and look outstanding with almost any décor. Adding a room darkening blind adds an extra layer behind the shutters, reducing the external light to almost nothing.

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Energy Saving Window Shutters – Let’s Keep The Heat In

Posted on 2015-11-02 in Energy Saving Window Shutters

There is no doubt that stylish yet practical energy saving window shutters are the way to go. Just these few simple ideas for solar shading can reduce energy consumption by anything up to 10%, which in relation to the amount of energy used annually by a family or a business, can add up to a great deal.

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10 Smart Ways Of Upcycling Old Shutters

Posted on 2015-10-16 in Upcycling Shutters

What better excuse do you need to re-purpose old shutters? From useful to shabby chic, they can be turned into a whole range of different items.

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When selling your house, do shutters add value?

There are different viewpoints among property developers as to whether to buy the cheapest shutters available. They think that these will give an immediate impact, however, buyers are not stupid and will be looking for strong shutters that will last a very long time.

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Try beautiful stained hardwood shutters

Posted on 2015-09-16 in Hardwood shutters

Hardwood is strong, versatile and easy to maintain, making it the perfect material for plantation shutters, and, as all S:CRAFT hardwood shutters are made using wood taken from sustainable sources, you will be doing your bit for the planet too.

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Can You Fit Shutters to a Porthole Window

Posted on 2015-09-09 in Home Interior, Porthole Windows

As a major feature of any building – home or workplace – porthole windows deserve a treatment that will enhance their beauty, not hide it. No two porthole windows are the same, so precise measurements are essential before ordering your shutters.

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