The Versatility of Plantation Shutters Case Studies 21.11.2017 As well as becoming increasingly popular due to how stylish they look, plantation shutters also offer a high level of versatility which makes them a great all-round window covering. More and more of Aspiration Blind’s customers are choosing plantation shutters for their homes. Let’s explore some of the key reasons why: They suit any shape of window and can easily be incorporated in to the décor of all rooms in the house. Whether it’s the living room, your bedroom, a bathroom, or elsewhere, plantation shutters will add a new level of sophistication to your home. They can even be used for more challenging designs, such as bay windows. They are very low maintenance. Cleaning them is really easy and, in most cases, you can simply wipe them down with a damp cloth. Being so easy to live with, makes them an ideal choice for busy households and ensures that they remain looking stunning too. They are also useful if you have anyone at home who suffers a dust allergy. Due to the ease at which they can be cleaned, they don’t hold dust in the same way some blinds and curtains do, offering further comfort and health benefits. Plantation shutters can help minimise external noise. Sounds coming in to your property from outside can range from a slight annoyance through to completely intrusive. The extra protection offered by plantation shutters will help to reduce unwanted noise and keep your home calm and serene. The extra heat insultation they offer. Energy bills are rapidly rising, and your windows are one of the main areas of your home from which heat escapes. By adding plantation shutters you are incorporating an elegant piece of design that can offer significant gains for your window insulation, therefore helping to lower your energy bills. Plantation shutters can be fully opened, shut, or positioned somewhere in the middle. This flexibility can help in various ways. For starters, you can choose how the light enters the room. Whether you want it bright and airy, or shaded and darker, you’re in full control with plantation shutters. Another key benefit is the extra privacy and security they can offer you. Perhaps you simply don’t want people to be able to see in to your house? Or maybe you’d like them to act as an additional deterrent to potential burglars? Adding plantation shutters can be a perfect way of enhancing your home’s protection. So, there you have some of the reasons why plantation shutters are very versatile and increasing in popularity. If you’d like to consider plantation shutters to finish your windows, here at Aspiration Blinds we’re always happy to talk through your options.