Of the many types of window coverings available, nothing feels quite as stylish, traditional and down right chic as plantation shutters. Wooden blinds at the window add character, and often value, to your home and create a look that works just as well for modern new build apartments as they do in perfect period properties.
Here at Merlin Interiors we know that plantation shutters are pretty yet practical, offering the perfect balance of design and function. Made from scratch to fit any shape of size of window perfectly, plantations shutters offer a low maintenance but high impact choice for every home.
Originating from the Southern states of America, farms that grew coffee, tobacco, cotton or sugar and were known as Plantations, often used heavy wooden blinds to keep their house cool from the stifling heat and humidity. While independent farms like these gave way for bigger farms and manufacturing plants, plantation shutters have become more popular than ever.
Choose Your Louvres
Part of the beauty of plantation shutters is the simple twist function of the wooden slats, that can completely change the look and feel of your room in an instant. A variety of louvre sizes to mean that you can adjust the amount of light you let in at a moments notice.
Choose from small sized 64 mm louvres for a warm and homely feeling or opt for a more minimalist feel with homely 89mm slats adding light in an instant.
Made from wood, and often seen in a pure white colour, the light and heat reflecting properties make these types of shutter perfect for keeping your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter. You can also choose the amount or light you want to let in, by simply turning the slats all the way open or just a bit.
Plantation shutters also add elegance to any room. They are well suited to homes of all ages, and can be matched perfectly with any colour scheme or interior decoration.
Made To Measure For A Seamless Fit
Because they are made from top quality wood, our plantation shutters are made to measure, meaning they will fit your windows perfectly. From standard size windows to those that call for custom sizes, plantation blinds work well in any number of configurations.
Plantation shutters allow you to control the light and privacy in your living areas in style, with stunning wooden blinds that will add value to your home and last for many years to come.
Low Maintenance and Highly Efficient
Plantation shutters are just about the easiest window coverings when it comes to maintenance. Only requiring the occasionally dusting, your plantation shutters are far easy to keep clean and well looked after than curtains, drapes and other types of blinds. Their energy efficient design also helps to keep the heat in and can save you money.
If you would like to find out about fitting plantation blinds in your home, our designers at Merlin Interiors can help you to find the perfect size, style, slat size and wood colour for you.
Call us today on 01271 375313 to see how we can help you to find your new bathroom blinds today.