Styles Of Shutters For Windows

Your A-Z Guide on Styles of Window Shutters
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Understanding Window Shutter Styles & Sizes

Shutters for windows are a versatile window dressing that much like blinds have been named and categorized not always only by their style type, but by materials like Vinyl Shutters or Hardwood Shutters, room or window shape that they fit, such as shutters for bay windows or shutters for shaped windows. This can be confusing at times so we have created this guide to try and help you find the exact window shutter style you are looking for.

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Shutters By Style

Shutter Styles Cafe Style Shutters Runcorn and liverpool

Café Shutters

Half Window Shutters

Cafe-style shutters, a chic and versatile window treatment. Sometimes identified as half window shutters, they provide a unique blend of privacy and natural light. Covering only the lower portion of your window, they allow ample sunlight to stream in while maintaining a discreet barrier at eye level. This design is particularly popular for shutters for sash windows and in cafes,  inspiring its name. With customizable louver sizes and finishes, Cafe Style Half Window shutters effortlessly marry functionality with looks, offering a stylish solution for those seeking a perfect balance between openness and privacy.

Cafe Shutters Style
Full Height Shutter Style
Shutter Styles Full height Shutters Runcorn and liverpool

Full Height Shutters

Full Window Shutters

Full Height Shutters are a refined window dressing that spans the entire length of your window, delivering a timeless and sophisticated aesthetic. Crafted as a single panel, these shutters provide complete coverage for enhanced privacy, security, and light control. With a seamless design that reaches from the top to the bottom of your window, Full Height Shutters exude elegance and versatility. Their meticulous construction, including dual tilt panels and customizable options, ensures a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetic appeal, making them an excellent choice for those seeking a comprehensive and stylish window solution.

Shutter Styles Tier On Tier Shutters Runcorn and liverpool

Tier on Tier Shutters

Split Panel Shutters

Tier on Tier Shutters offer a versatile and customizable window treatment. With a two-part design, they consist of independently operable upper and lower panels. This unique configuration allows for flexible light control and privacy, as each section can be adjusted separately. Ideal for tall windows or rooms requiring variable light exposure, Tier on Tier Shutters combine functionality with aesthetic appeal. Their classic design and customizable louvre sizes make them a timeless addition to any space, providing an elegant solution for those seeking a balance between practicality and style.

Shutters Options

Split Panel / Mid Rails & Tilt Rods

Each Shutter panel has some options to choose from which are both aesthetic and functional. Firstly you must decide if you want a mid-rail or not. The midrail is purely for looks, except in larger size shutter panels where it is required to stabilize the construction of the shutter. Secondly, you can choose a Split panel to have the louvers move together or split. Finally, you have tilt rod options of central, offset, or hidden. Every Shutter with louves is some variation of these.

A-Z Window Shutter Panels

Mid Rail Split Panel Hidden Tilt Rods

A popular shutter configuration is a Full height, split panel with mid-rail and hidden tilt. 

The mid rail divides the window well usually to match the window configuration, whilst the split panel allows you to close the bottom yet open the top or vice versa giving you great privacy and light control options. The hidden tilt is purely an aesthetic choice for looks of your preference.

No Mid Rail Or Split Central Tilt Rods

This classic shutter configuration is a Full height with no mid rail or panel split and central tilt rod. 

This gives windows a clean and uniform look whilst simplifying operation to open and close via the central tilt rod, which adds to the classic look of this set up in Plantation shutter. 

Full Height No mid split central tilt rod
Full Height no mid split hidden tilt rod

No Mid Rail With Split Tilt Panel & hidden Tilt Rods

A timeless and favorite shutter configuration is a Full height with no mid rail but with split panel tilt and hidden tilt rod. 

This gives windows a full and elegent look whilst giving you advanced control to open and close the upper and lower split panels independently. One single-looking shutter with double action light and privacy to suit your requirements.

Shutters By Type

Solid shutters

Solid Shutters are a timeless and elegant window covering option. Unlike louvred styles, these shutters are constructed from solid panels, providing complete opacity when closed. This design ensures optimal privacy, light control, and insulation. Solid Shutters add a classic touch to any room, offering a cozy and traditional atmosphere. Customizable in various materials and finishes, they cater to both contemporary and traditional aesthetics. Their robust structure not only enhances security but also complements diverse interior styles, making Solid Shutters a sophisticated choice for those prioritizing both functionality and aesthetics.

Tracked shutters

Tracked Shutters are a versatile window solution designed for large openings such as patio doors or expansive windows. Employing an overhead track system, these shutters effortlessly slide open or closed, providing convenient access while maximizing light control. The panels operate on a smooth track, ensuring a seamless and quiet glide. Ideal for contemporary and spacious interiors, Tracked Shutters offer a modern aesthetic, customizable finishes, and diverse louvre sizes. Their innovative design not only enhances functionality but also elevates the overall aesthetic appeal of your living spaces with a touch of sophistication.

Shaped Shutter Style

Shaped window shutters

Shaped Window Shutters are bespoke solutions tailored for uniquely designed windows, adding a touch of elegance and functionality to irregular or arched openings. Crafted to match the contours of your distinct window shapes, these shutters provide a seamless and tailored appearance. Offering adjustable louvres, they grant control over light and privacy while enhancing the architectural beauty of your space. Whether it’s circular, triangular, or arched windows, Shaped Window Shutters offer a customized and stylish solution, harmonizing practicality with aesthetics for a sophisticated window treatment.

Bay window shutters

Bay Window Shutters are a refined window treatment solution specifically designed for bay windows, accentuating their architectural charm. Tailored to the unique angles and curves of bay window configurations, these shutters enhance the aesthetic appeal of your living space. With customizable louvres, they provide optimal light control and privacy. Bay Window Shutters not only elevate the visual elegance of your interior but also offer a practical solution for controlling natural light and enhancing the overall aesthetic coherence of your bay window ensemble, creating a seamless and sophisticated look.

Bay Window Shutter Style

Perfect Fit shutters

Perfect Fit Shutters are a seamless window dressing solution designed for UPVC windows, doors, and conservatories. Unlike traditional installations, these shutters integrate effortlessly with the window frame, eliminating the need for a separate frame or drilling. Perfect Fit Shutters ensure a clean, sleek appearance while providing effective light control and privacy. Custom-fit to your specific window measurements, they offer a snug and flawless look. With a variety of styles and finishes, Perfect Fit Shutters seamlessly blend functionality with a contemporary aesthetic, making them an ideal choice for modern living spaces.

Blackout shutters

Blackout Shutters are a unique window solution combining BOTH Shutters and blinds!

Designed for complete light control, ensuring optimal darkness for enhanced privacy and restful sleep. Crafted with specialized materials, these shutters are perfect for bedrooms, nurseries, or any space requiring total darkness. Integrated pleated blinds set them apart enhancing blackout and thermal capabilities beyond all other shutter designs. The adjustable louvres offer flexibility in managing light levels during the day, making Blackout Shutters a stylish and practical choice for creating a peaceful ambiance while maintaining a classic look.

Blackout Shutters Runcorn Halton UK

Shutters By Material

Vinyl Shutters Style

Vinyl shutters

Vinyl Shutters are a durable and versatile window treatment option, crafted from high-quality synthetic materials. Known for their resilience against humidity and moisture, vinyl shutters are ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and other high-moisture areas. These shutters provide a sleek and modern aesthetic while being low-maintenance and easy to clean. With customizable styles, colors, and finishes, vinyl shutters offer a budget-friendly yet stylish solution for enhancing privacy, controlling light, and elevating the overall decor of your living spaces with a contemporary touch.

Hardwood shutters

Hardwood Shutters embody timeless elegance and durability, crafted from high-quality, natural wood. Renowned for their rich, warm tones and grain patterns, hardwood shutters add a touch of sophistication to any space. Beyond their aesthetic appeal, these shutters provide excellent insulation, privacy, and light control. With customizable finishes and louvre sizes, hardwood shutters effortlessly blend with diverse interior styles. Their robust construction ensures longevity, making them a timeless investment. Elevate your home with the classic charm and enduring beauty of Hardwood Shutters, a symbol of refined craftsmanship.

Hardwood Shutter Style
Kitchen Shutters

Faux wood shutters

Foodwood Shutters, crafted from top-notch uPVC present a durable and versatile window treatment. Resilient against humidity and moisture, they prove ideal for spaces like bathrooms and kitchens. These shutters not only exude visual appeal but are also low-maintenance and easily cleaned. Available in a variety of budget-friendly options, they enhance privacy and light control within your living spaces

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