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Nov 17

10 Reasons to Consider Plantation Shutters

Here at Riverside Shutters, we’re often asked similar questions from our first-time customers. What are plantation shutters? What are shutters for? How to decorate windows with plantation shutters like the pros? And of course, what are the advantages of plantation shutters for the average home? The way we see it, there are many reasons why […]

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Oct 17

Insulated Shutters for Warmer Winters

With that unmistakable nip in the morning air, now’s (unfortunately) the time to begin planning for winter. Which means ensuring your home is adequately heated and protected from all the horrors to come over the Great British winter. Central heating, roaring fires, cosy blankets and so on. Not to mention, the kinds of insulated shutters […]

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Sep 17

Cool and Comfortable Summers with Plantation Shutters

Here in London, it’s not as if we’re blessed with fabulous weather at the best of times. It’s usually a case of one extreme or the other – unpredictability being just about the only certainty. Warm weather isn’t something the UK is famous for, but as the summer of 2017 proved, things can get painfully […]

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Aug 17

Choosing the Right Colour for Your Shutters

By making the decision to install high quality shutters around the home, you’re pretty much guaranteed an outstanding aesthetic improvement. But at the same time, there’s one important question that needs to be answered, in order to create the perfect look: What’s the best colour to suit my home? It’s important to remember that premium […]

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Jul 17

Shutters, Blinds, Curtains? Which Is best?

Dressing windows around the home often means experimenting until you get it right. And by ‘right’, we of course mean whatever works best for you. There are no right or wrong ways of getting the job done, just as long as you’re happy with the result. Nevertheless, it’s worth keeping in mind the pros and […]

02
Jul 17

Cleaning Your Window Shutters

Whether the shutters on your home serve a functional or practical purpose (or both), they still need to be cleaned periodically. The good news being that if you go about it the right way, it’s surprisingly easy to go about. So with this in mind, here’s a quick guide to cleaning the most common types […]

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Jun 17

Why Choose Plantation Shutters for Your Home?

Interior Window Shutters – Practical and Aesthetically Pleasing Over the last few years, plantation shutters have become an immensely popular choice with modern homeowners looking to increase the value of their properties whilst improving the overall look and feel of each room in the house.  With a wide range of styles and materials to choose […]