Shutters in Australia – which ones should you get?
Are you wondering about the myriad of options available to you when it comes to Australian shutters? Not so long ago, all shutters in Australia were of the wooden variety. That is certainly no longer the case now days and people have a lot more options when it comes to window shutters. Choosing the right ones can prove difficult but not if you know just what to look out for.
A few things to consider when choosing Australian made shutters
Indeed there are a couple of things that one ought to consider when selecting a window shutter if only to make sure that you end up with the right one that perfectly suit your needs and preferences. You can start by asking yourself the following questions:
- How much are you willing to spend on Australian made shutters?
- How much maintenance are you willing to do to keep your shutters in good condition?
- How easy or difficult is it to install or repair?
Window shutters are tailor made to fit your windows. Hence you can’t expect to return them once you’ve placed an order. Answering the questions mentioned above will give you a good idea on the type of window shutters that you are looking for.
You’ll find that you have a ton of options when it comes to material from vinyl and urethane shutters to the modern aluminium shutters and the classical wooden varieties. You can also opt for strong synthetic materials such as carbon fibre although these will definitely costs you.
Each type has its own pros and cons. For example – vinyl shutters are inexpensive, easy to install and maintain but lacks functionality (cannot be adjusted) and are not as durable as other types of Australian shutters.
Wooden shutters on the other hand are durable and environmental friendly. Most are made out of hardwood and comes with a lifetime guarantee making it a lasting investment for any home. More importantly wood just looks good and will easily match most preferences in interior decoration.
If durability and protection is of the utmost concern then you would want to opt for an aluminium shutter. These shutters are strong enough to withstand a hurricane and present an ideal protection against intruders and the elements.
So which type of shutters do you have in mind? Check out our offerings here at Shutters Australia or call us today on 1300 853 206 to learn more! We offer some of the best deals for Australian shutters in the market.