What are Plantation Shutters?
Plantation Shutter are a permanent window fixture and covering, typically involving a frame of upright stiles and horizontal rails. Plantation Window Shutters are supremely functional as you are in control of light and shade. They also provide privacy and insulation all in one window covering. They are not only for windows, they are also ideal for patio and French doors as well as bay windows and odd shaped windows.
How much do Plantation Shutters cost?
The cost of Plantation Shutters depends on the size of your windows, the wood and the shutter style you choose. The average cost of Shutter Blinds for a 3 bedroom house would range from €2000 to €3000. To see how much Plantation Shutters would cost for your home call us on 01-8991945 with some rough measurements.
What is the lead time on Plantation Shutters?
10-12 weeks is the average lead time for Plantation Blinds for standard Shutters. For shaped shutters it can range from 12-16 weeks. Christmas time and Chinese New year can also affect the lead time.
Are Plantation Shutters fully blackout?
No - Shutters are not fully blackout. Small amounts of light can penetrate through the louvres.
Do we sell wooden shutters?
Yes we sell Wooden Shutters - we actually sell 5 types of Wood Shutters.
What are your Shutters made from?
Our Wood Shutters ranges are made from solidwood, mdf and pvc. We supply Shutters in a vast range of materials.
What Shutter colors do you have?
We have 45 colours for you to choose.
Will Shutters block out a lot of light from the rooms?
Small amounts of light will penetrate through the lourves when they are shut closed. When opened, Shutters with bigger slats eg 89mm/114mm size louvers tend to let the most amount of light in when needed.
Where are the Shutters made?
Our Shutter Blinds are made in China.
Signature Blinds payment terms?
We require a 50% deposit on all orders with the balance payable when the shutters are fitted. The deposit and balance can be paid by credit or debit card, cash, and cheque.
How can I clean the Shutters?
A simply dust or hoover is all you need to do to clean your Shutters.
How long are the Shutters guaranteed for?
Your shutters are guaranteed for 5 years from the point of installation.
How long will the Shutters last?
Shutters can last anywhere from 10 to 20+ years.
What is the difference between Shutters and Blinds?
The main difference between Shutters and Blinds is how they are fitted to the window. Plantation Shutters are permanently fitted to your window frame and will last up to 20 years on your windows. Window Blinds are fitted to the inside or above the window recess. Blinds can last from 2-5 years.
How do I place an order?
To place an order with Signature Blinds simply call us on 01-8991945. We will arrange a suitable time to send out our expert sales designers- who have over 20 years Shutters experience, to take precise measurements and show you all the various sample, wood materials, styles and accessories.
What areas do you cover?
At the moment we only cover Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Wicklow and Louth areas for a measuring and fitting service.
Do you take away old blinds?
No, we only take away the packaging from your new Shutters and Blinds.
Why choose Signature Blinds?
You should be looking for a company that has years of experience, offers a high quality product at a competitive price and has a proven track record for excellent customer service and reliability. This is exactly what we can provide you!
Signature Blinds and Shutters is an Irish family owned and run business based in Dublin 15. We have many over 20 years experience, unparralleled wealth of experience and have installed thousands of plantation interior shutters all over Ireland. We are extremely proud of our reputation and are able to offer recommendations from our vast number of previous customers. We offer high quality products and competitive prices.
Read our Testimonials page to see how happy our customers are and pop over to our blog to view recent installations we have completed. Our wealth of experience and knowledge is why the majority of our business comes from customer referrals. This is why you should choose Signature Blinds.
We believe we stand head and shoulders above our competitors with our experience, happy staff, craftsmanship, attention to detail, skill and specialised service
Who will install your Shutters?
Your Shutters will be installed by our experts in-house fitters Keith, Brian or Marcin. On the day of your Shutters and Blinds installation, we would request that your windows/doors are clear of wires, cables, or anything else that may obstruct the shutters to be fitted. It can take from between 1-5 hours to fit your Shutters.
How are Plantation Shutters fitted?
Shutters can be fitted to the inside and outside the window frame.
Can I get an idea of cost before my appointment?
Yes. By giving us a rough measurement of the windows that you will be adding shutters to, we can give you an idea of cost as to how much your shutters will cost. You can call us on 01-8991945 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I visit your showroom?
We do not have a Showroom, we bring the Showroom to your home. Our expert window shutter and blinds team will visit your home or office and show you the samples of shutters and blinds that best suit your requirements and give you an instant quotation. This service is available anytime, evenings, weekdays and weekends.
Can you open windows with Plantation Shutters?
If you choose the larger louvres you can simply pop your hand through the Shutter to open your windows. You can alternatively pull open the Shutter doors the open the Windows if you have smaller louvres.
Are Shutters tailor made for my windows?
Shutters are made to measure and for the unique specifications of your window.