Shutter Styles

Each of our shutters come with a host of benefits and unique characteristics that determine light levels, privacy and functionality.

During your personal design meeting in the comfort of your own home, we will talk you through all the options available to you, from how you want your shutters to look to how you want them to function.

The main styles available include: Full Height, Tier on Tier, Café, Solid Shutters, Track Systems and a range of shaped shutters that will fit the most awkward shaped window.

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  • tier on tier
    tier-on-tier-style-room-set
    full-height-style-diagram

    What are they?
    Two sets of panels, one on top of the other that operate independently of each other.

    Advantages
    Extremely versatile, giving excellent privacy and light control.

    Disadvantages
    Not suitable for all windows as they can look too busy, for example in a bay.

    Best for
    Bedrooms and bathrooms.

  • full height
    full-height-style-room-set
    tier-on-tier-style-diagram

    What are they?
    Most popular, full height panels cover the whole window. Quite often full height shutters will have a divider rail so you can operate the slats above and below it independently to control the light according to your needs.

    Advantages
    Great insulation, privacy and noise control.

    Disadvantages
    There aren't any!

    Best for
    French or patio doors and tall windows but are sufficiently flexible to be adapted to any window.

  • cafe style
    cafe-style-room-set
    cafe-style-diagram

    What are they?
    Panels that cover only the bottom half of the window.

    Advantages
    Cheaper than full shutters and let in more light. Gives a lovely continental feel.

    Disadvantages
    Less draught proofing - more a decorative feature than practical.

    Best for
    Popular for privacy in urban areas.

  • solid
    solid-style-room-set
    solid-style-diagram

    What are they?
    Solid wood panels that cover the window entirely.

    Advantages
    Very insulating.

    Disadvantages
    Less flexible - they're either open or closed.

    Best for
    Bedrooms, draughty period properties.

  • tracked
    tracked-style-room-set
    tracked-style-diagram

    What are they?
    Rather than fitting shutters in the usual manner with frames and hinges, these shutters slide on a track. They concertina back.

    Advantages
    Give easy access through a patio door and can be pulled right back to make the most of a view.

    Disadvantages
    Not suitable for a window with a sill.

    Best for
    Any type of door. Great for larger windows and sliding doors.

  • shaped shutters
    • half-round-diagram
      Half round
    • elongated-diagram
      Elongated
    • eyebrow-diagram
      Eyebrow
    • quarter-round-diagram
      Quarter Round
    • hexagon-diagram
      Hexagon
    • triangle-diagram
      Triangle
    • circle-diagram
      Circle
    • octogon-diagram
      Octagon
    • sunburst-at-top-with-divider strip-diagram
      Sunburst at Top with divider strip
    • sunburst-at-top-with-t-post-diagram
      Sunburst at Top with T Post
    • sunburst-panel-with-frame-diagram
      Sunburst Panel with Frame
    • multi-panel-angled-arched-diagram-1
      Multi Panel Angled Arched
    • multi-panel-angled-arched-diagram-2
      Multi Panel Angled Arched
    • multi-panel-angled-arched-diagram-3
      Multi Panel Angled Arched
    • french-cut-outs-diagram
      French Door Cutouts
    shaped-shutter-room-shot

    What are they?
    Bespoke panels to fit unusual an awkward shaped windows.

    Advantages
    Make the most of unusual architecture. Give clean and interesting alternative to curtains or blinds.

    Disadvantages
    Can be more expensive.

    Best for
    Any unusual shaped window.

  • room darkening

Simon Paul Shutters & Blinds, Top Dartford Rd, Swanley BR8 7SQ

Simon Paul Shutters & Blinds, Top Dartford Rd, Swanley BR8 7SQ