Plantation Shutters Newcastle
Newcastle Plantation Shutters
Transform your home with stunning plantation shutters. Window shutters have quickly become Australia’s favourite window coverings, as they are easy to clean and require little maintenance compared to other blinds and awnings.
Shutters can be made for both internal and external openings to protect your home against a variety of weather conditions. Ideal for family homes, our Australian made shutters are high quality, hard wearing and last for years.
As the most energy efficient window covering, shutters can reduce the heating and cooling costs for your home. Plantation Shutters allow you to stay cool in the summer and keep the warmth in during winter, as the hinged louvres allow you to control the airflow and light coming into your home.
Classic Blinds & Shutters provides the highest quality, Australian made and customer made shutters to the Newcastle, Maitland, Lake Macquarie and Hunter Valley region.
Contact us for information on our Australian made or custom plantation shutters.
Customers Rave About Us
We take pride in our customer service, from finding the right fit for your windows to our after-sales service and all the way to installation. Our commitment to our customers has earned us a reputation of which we are very proud!
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Transform the look and feel of your home with interior aluminium shutters. Indoor plantation shutters are perfect for any home. Control light and privacy with the shutters louvers, simply close for privacy or open up for more light. We have a range of aluminium shutters to suit your home or business, and blend seamlessly with your interior style.
Aluminium shutters have excellent heat and moisture resistant properties, meaning they are suitable for wet areas such as bathrooms. Not only are they highly durable, they are also a more affordable alternative to timber shutters.
Exterior plantation shutters offer light control, privacy and protection from the weather, offering the perfect solution all year round. Tilt the shutter blades for light control and privacy or open to allow air flow through.
Our external shutters are made with the highest grade aluminium T6, powder coated to an above standard 80 microns and engineered for our local Newcastle conditions. Hinges are a minimum 304-grade stainless steel with 316 marine grade available as an option.
Sliding Shutters slide multiple panels into one fixed panel on the side of your door. Offering a sleek appearance for any home, sliding shutters also have fantastic thermal qualities to insulate your home from the fierce Australian sun and are often more cost effective than other options like bi-fold shutters.
Sleep easy knowing your family is safe when you install lockable shutters. Lockable plantation shutters are much more attractive than grilles or bars and just as effective. Resistant to corrosion and mildew our locking shutters are of the highest quality. Get that extra peace of mind with our double lock system.
Create a stylish ambience inside your home with our PVC plantation shutters. Enjoy beautiful filtered light or open them up to catch the sun, however the mood takes you. Secure, hard-wearing and stylish, you’ll be amazed at how versatile PVC Shutters can be.
Western Red Cedar has always been an Australian favourite when choosing plantation shutters. Timber is a natural heat and sound insulator, and Western Red Cedar is recognised as the optimum timber for use with its long life and durability. It doesn’t warp and works well in humid conditions. Western Red Cedar plantation shutters create a warm and classy ambience.
Most frequent questions and answers plantation shutters
What Are Plantation Shutters?
Plantations shutters are solid window coverings, consisting of adjustable or fixed louvres inside a frame. Shutters can be utilised for a number of purposes, including control of sunlight, privacy, security and aesthetics. Plantation Shutters are an extremely versatile and durable product permitting use for both internal and external openings.
Shutters are available in a range of materials, including PVC, Western Red Cedar and Aluminium. Each have their own unique benefits and offer a high amount of customisation to suit your needs and requirements. Configure your shutters with as a single unit, where the louvres open top to bottom or have multiple tiers. Having multiple tiers allows for the top section to be open while the bottom shutters remain shut, or vice versa.
What is better Plantation Shutters vs Blinds?
Choosing between plantation shutters vs blinds comes down to personal preference. If privacy is something that needs to considered, a plantation shutter is not a dissimilar price to a double roller system. Roman blinds in a decorative fabric can cost slightly less than plantation shutters. This can change dramatically according to fabric choice.
While both choices offer privacy and light control you get more value for money with shutters. The durability and universal appeal of shutters make them a great investment, increasing the value of your home and can lower heating and cooling costs.
How do I operate Plantation Shutters?
Move the louvers to control how much light and air you wish to come into the room, either move using the blade or by using the control bar.
Do do I access the window with Plantation Shutters?
Plantation Shutter panels are hinged to the side when installed into a window, we use pivot hinges so imagine opening a cupboard door. It is as simple as that.
Are Plantation Shutters Child Safe?
We recommend plantation shutters for children’s rooms as there are no cords or chains. Completely safe and child friendly. Add locks to the panels and feel secure in leaving windows open at night.
Are Plantation Shutters okay for allergies?
Plantation Shutters are a great option for families that suffer with allergies, they area a hard surface window covering that are easy to keep dust free with minimal effort.
Do you have options for shaped windows?
Yes, plantation shutters are one of the few options for arched, round or raked windows. Contact us to learn more about custom-made window shutters.
How many panels should I use in my window?
There are 2 golden rules when deciding how many shutters panels should be used in a window.
Rule 1. Less is more
Rule 2. Follow the window. Line up panels to match window architecture.
If you follow these 2 rules you will be as delighted with your plantation shutters from the outside as much as the inside.