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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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Transform Your Living Space With Shutter Room Dividers

Transform Your Living Space With Shutter Room Dividers We all wish at times that we had an extra room – the solution is simple – shutter room dividers. Expanding the property is another option, but this is expensive, messy and time consuming and normally that extra private space is needed immediately. Room dividers come in […]

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What To Consider When Installing Window Shutters

Posted on 2015-08-07 in Installing Window Shutters

Be sure to get your windows accurately measured in order to achieve that perfect look and fit. Ask your S:CRAFT stockist to show you the available options, including single and bi-folding, tilt rails and different louvre sizes available.

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How To Save Energy and Money In Your Home

There is no doubt that plantation shutters will save energy and money in your home, while also creating that very special window dressing that you often see in interior design magazines and have wondered how to create.

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How To Update The Interior Of Your Home

Posted on 2015-07-23 in Home Interior, Stylish Shutters

How To Update The Interior Of Your Home As you look around your home, you may well be feeling that the overall look is tired and in need of updating. Your thoughts could turn to new cushion covers or perhaps curtains, maybe even some fresh wallpaper or a feature wall – all this is great […]

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Picking The Best Bathroom Window Treatment

It is important to buy the right type of waterproof bathroom blinds and shutters for this particular room. Don’t waste that time by gazing around looking at faded paintwork, mildew and dated curtains or plastic blinds.

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The Popularity of Victorian Bay Window Shutters

Posted on 2015-04-13 in Bay Window Shutters, Victorian Houses

Bay windows with their classic good looks and timeless appeal deserve only the very best treatment. Regardless of the style of shutters you choose, they will enhance the natural charm of your bay windows.

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