Archive for the ‘Internal shutters’ Category

Repeat order for delighted client in Bramhall

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Plantation shutters, Bramhall, Cheadle, CheshireToday`s returning customer lives in Bramhall. Having previously fitted plantation shutters in her bathroom and study, we have returned today to fit a second bathroom and two bedrooms.

The customer is delighted! Her decision to choose Silk White for her previous order proved to be the right one and having seen the end result she wanted all subsequent orders to be the same colour. They will always match the decor and she will have a timeless look.

It`s great to have the opportunity to get to know people over a period of time and see how their houses change over the years as we return to fit more blinds and shutters.
There is such a sense of satisfaction in helping people with their home improvements

Plantation shutters – an adaptable solution

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

plantation shuttersSome window openings present a unique problem in terms of window dressing. They may have inwards opening windows, no obvious place to fit rails for a curtain, or, in the case of the window here, present a challenge because of the shape.

The window here presents an awkward challenge. The window is quite obviously shaped but also has opening doors which open outwards onto a terrace. In addition, there are the two side lights with differing drops to the central section.

Windows like this are where shutters come in to their own. A major benefit of installing shutters on a window such as this, is that they enable the client to retain the character and shape of the window. A feature window such as this deserves a special finish. Any other dressing is a compromise. Shutters can be made to the same shape as the window, retaining the feature of the shape.


Don’t be caught out!!

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

superior plantation shutters, high quality plantation shutter, ManchesterWith the ever increasing popularity of plantation shutters, we are finding that our customers are being approached by companies offering inferior products at heavily discounted prices. As with many things, it can be a simple case of ‘you get what you pay for’.

At Dress My Windows, we only offer our customers the finest quality products, at an affordable price! We don’t believe in providing an inferior quality for a discounted cost.

We provide only the best shutters on the market at reasonable prices and ensure they are fitted by highly experienced technicians to ensure they are installed to the highest possible standard. The quality of both our products and installation is reflected in the amount of customer recommendations and repeat business we receive.


Plantation shutters offering the best of both worlds.

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Plantation shutters originated from warner climates and really come into their own during these hot summer months.Plantation shutters, Internal shutter, Manchester, Altrincham

Designed to control the amount of sunlight entering a room, the shutters allow air into the room without the disadvantage of the early morning sunshine at night and during the day the louvers can be angled to prevent the sun damaging furniture or furnishings.

Dress my windows have been supplying internal shutters UK wide for over 15 years and have gained a wealth of experience within the interior shutter market. All our shutters are treated to prevent damage from the UV rays and are available in different colours. Internal shutters are also referred to as wooden shutters, window, shutters, interior shutters, louvered shutters or plantation shutters – either way this form of window covering will provide you with a stylish, practical window solution that lasts for years.
Internal shutters provide many other advantages such as privacy – peace of mind for roadside living, versatility – today’s plantation shutters come in many different styles and louver sizes, and insulation – during the winter months the lovers can be closed to keep the warmth in and the cold out.


Dress my windows has joined Pinterest!

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

As you can appreciate, like many other soft furnishing companies, what we do each day is a very visual thing!

This is one of the reasons we have recently joined Pinterest, not only to display some examples of our work but to provide us with the opportunity to collect some ideas to help our clients decide how to dress their windows!

You can find us here.


Stay warm inside as the weather rages outside

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

The Met Office has issued a red alert warning as winds gusting at over 100mph have been recorded in parts of the UK as a huge storm batters the country. With a prediction that the bad weather could reach levels last seen in 1947 we have Thermal window curtainsbeen strongly advised to stay inside and only travel if necessary.

When you consider the power of the weather and the affect it has on your home it could make you shudder!

A significant portion of heat loss is lost through your windows and doors. Any measures you can take to prevent this happening are advisable. Not only will you create a more ambient environment inside but you will save on your energy bills.


Choosing plantation shutters?

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

plantation shutters Choosing the right design to be appropriate to the room is key when purchasing your plantation shutters. Firstly you need to ask yourself the reason for choosing plantation shutters. Do you like the privacy they provide, the insulation properties or the fact that they provide more control over the light allowed to fill a room?

What size louvers do you require? Flat louvers are typically 2.5 3.5 or 4.5 inches in width. Take into consideration the size of the room, the spacing and the light required and of course personal preference.

Choose from full height, half height and shaped shutters to fit unusual shaped windows.


Plantation shutters- stylish inside and out!

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Wooden plantation shutters, Lancashire, Cheshire, ManchesterSmart from the outside, stylish and distinctive from the inside you only have to drive down a few residential streets to see how popular and tasteful plantation shutters are.

Requiring less maintenance than traditional window coverings such as curtains or blinds, plantation shutters can be simply wiped clean.

Plantation shutters are timeless and classic and will enhance any surroundings further more due to the plain nature of the shutters they will not requiring replacing when you come to redecorate!


New year, New window covering

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Plantation shuttersPlantations shutters are a clean, inexpensive, practical alternative to the more traditional curtains and blinds. We seem to be becoming increasingly continental in terms of our taste in interior design. This now tends to favour the clean lines of the internal window shutter preferred by the Dutch and Swedish nations.

Plantation shutters provide privacy and a snug feeling for your home whilst creating a light spacious feeling. Stylish and distinctive internal shutters are becoming the window covering of choice across Manchester and the Northwest.

The louvers can be adjusted while the shutters are closed and are totally flexible in providing varying levels of privacy or light to accommodate individual circumstances. When fully open the louvers allow full light into the room whilst maintaining a high level of privacy. Interior shutters also provide enhanced security and can help to reduce external noise levels.


Interior window shutters have never been more popular!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Interior shutters, Internal shuttersWe have been supplying interior window shutters throughout the UK for over 15 years and they have never been more popular. This is no surprise as there are many benefits to be gained from the installation of interior shutters.

Unlike traditional curtains or blinds internal shutters allow you to control the amount of light you allow into a room while still maintaining privacy. In addition to being totally flexible in terms of levels of privacy or light, interior shutters also provide enhanced security and can help to reduce external noise levels.

Stylish and distinctive interior shutters are available in a range of colours and styles and can be fashioned to blend with existing home environment and décor.