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    5 Affordable Window Shutters For Your Home

    Affordable Window Shutters: Quality and Elegance on a Budget When it comes to enhancing the aesthetic and functional aspects of your home or business, window shutters are a superb choice. Many people, however, associate affordability with compromised quality, but this is not necessarily the case. Affordable window shutters can offer durability, style, and privacy without …

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    Preventing Window Condensation: A Key to Comfort and Efficiency in Your Home

    Understanding the Cause of Window Condensation As the chill of the British winter seems set to stay for a while longer, many homeowners encounter the persistent issue of window condensation. This common phenomenon not only obscures your view of the frosty wonderland outside but also signals potential problems for your home’s comfort and structural integrity. …

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    Tracked Shutters: The Benefits for Efficient and Stylish Homes

    How Can Tracked Shutters Work In Your Home? The importance of efficient space management in our homes cannot be overstated. With this in mind, The Oxford Shutter Company proudly presents an innovative solution for those looking to enhance their living spaces – tracked shutters. These modern and versatile shutters blend functionality and style, perfect for …

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    Tailoring Your Window Measurements for Perfectly Fitted

    Beautiful Tailored Window Covering Welcome to the definitive guide on window measurements for beautifully tailored blinds, curtains, and shutters, brought to you by The Oxford Shutter Company. Situated in the picturesque heart of Oxford, we pride ourselves on enhancing the charm and functionality of your home through expertly fitted window treatments. Precise window measurements are …

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    Enhancing Home Energy Efficiency with The Oxford Shutter Company’s Window Coverings

    Improve Your Home Energy Efficiency Every aspect of home design plays a crucial role in an era where sustainability and energy conservation are paramount. While high-efficiency appliances and robust insulation are commonly discussed, the significance of window coverings in improving home energy efficiency should be more appreciated. This in-depth article, presented by The Oxford Shutter …

  • The Psychology of Colour in Window Shutters and Blinds

    The Power of Colour Colours profoundly impact our emotions and behaviours, often without our conscious awareness. In interior design, understanding the psychology of colour is crucial. For a company like The Oxford Shutter Company, which specialises in bespoke window shutters and blinds, leveraging this understanding can enhance our products’ aesthetic and emotional appeal. Emotionally Charged …

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    A Shutters in Oxford | Year In Review 2023

    We gave you advice on how to clean your window shutters Keeping your window shutters and curtains clean is an important part of maintaining a healthy and inviting home. Not only do clean curtains and shutters help create a naturally pleasant atmosphere, but they also help keep your home free from dirt, dust, and allergens. In this …

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    5 Top Tips for A Better Quality Sleep: The Role of Custom-Made Shutters

    Understanding Sleep in the UK In the fast-paced environment of the UK, sleep is often undervalued and overlooked. Yet, it plays a crucial role in our overall health and well-being. A good night’s sleep can enhance our mood, cognitive function, and physical health. Conversely, poor sleep can lead to a range of health issues, including …

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    Winterproof Your Home in Autumn 2023: A Comprehensive Guide with a Focus on Window Shutters

    Is Your Home Ready for Winter? As autumn rolls around, it’s time to start thinking about how to prepare your home for the upcoming winter season. Winters can be particularly harsh in the UK, with cold winds and plummeting temperatures. It’s essential to winterproof your home effectively to keep it warm and cosy. In this …

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    Embrace Modern Comfort: Motorised Shutters in Your Home

    The Evolution of Motorised Shutters In today’s fast-paced world, convenience is key when it comes to enhancing our living spaces. One way to achieve this is by integrating motorised shutters into your UK home. Motorised shutters, also known as automated or electric shutters, offer a seamless blend of style, security, and practicality. In this blog, …

  • shutter material

    Choosing the Right Shutter Material: A Guide for Homeowners

    Bespoke Shutters Can Transform Your Home When it comes to choosing shutters for your home, there are a lot of factors to consider, including style, colour, and size. However, one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make is what material your shutters will be made of. There are several materials to choose from, …

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    Beautiful Window Covering Ideas for Your Patio Doors

    Style your patio doors with window coverings When it comes to enhancing the aesthetics and functionality of your patio doors, finding the right covering is crucial. Patio door covers not only provide privacy and light control but also add a touch of style to your outdoor living space. Whether you have sliding doors, French doors, …

  • garden office

    Transform Your Garden with Stylish Office Designs and Window Shutters

    Enhance Your Productivity with Modern Garden Office Designs In recent years, the concept of working from home has gained immense popularity. As more individuals seek a harmonious work-life balance, the demand for garden office spaces has skyrocketed. Garden office designs offer a fantastic solution, providing a separate workspace right in the comfort of your backyard. …

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    The Elegance and Practicality of Wooden Shutters: Unveiling the Perfect Kitchen Window Coverings

    Kitchen Window Coverings: Why Wooden Shutters Are the Best Choice When it comes to kitchen window coverings, finding the perfect balance between functionality, style, and durability is essential. Among the various options available, wooden shutters stand out as the superior choice. In this article, we will explore why wooden shutters are the best option for …

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    Blind safety for children: tips for your little ones bedroom

    Blind Cords and Child Safety: What are the Risks? Having children can be a wonderful and exciting experience, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility. One of the most important responsibilities is ensuring our children are safe, especially in our children’s bedrooms. Blind safety for children is an often overlooked but crucial area …

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    How to Choose the Right Blinds for Windows in 2023

    What are the Main Benefits of Installing Blinds for Windows? If you’re looking for a great way to control the amount of natural light that comes into your home or to just spruce up the look of your windows, then blinds are a great option. Blinds are an affordable and stylish way to control the …

  • Plantation shutters

    The Benefits of Installing Plantation Shutters in Your Home

    Why Choose Plantation Shutters? Plantation shutters are a timeless window covering that offer a unique and stylish way to add charm and character to any home. They provide privacy, light control, and energy efficiency while also adding a touch of elegance and beauty. Not only are plantation shutters classic and attractive, but they are also …

  • How to clean your window shutters

    How to Easily Clean Your Window Shutters and Curtains for a Fresh Look

    How to Clean Window Coverings Keeping your window shutters and curtains clean is an important part of maintaining a healthy and inviting home. Not only do clean curtains and shutters help create a naturally pleasant atmosphere, but they also help keep your home free from dirt, dust, and allergens. In this blog post, we’ll cover …

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    The secrets of interior design: Unlocking the possibilities of your home

    Inviting rooms that wow your guests Interior design is an art form that can transform a space into a home. It involves the use of colour, texture, and furniture to create an eye-catching balance of style and comfort. Whether you’re looking to refresh your living room or create a brand-new look, the possibilities are endless …

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    An Oxford shutter installation 2022 year in review

    Combat energy prices with Oxford shutter installation Let’s face it, most of us are worried about rising energy prices. The cost of living is going up, and the cost of living is hugely dependent on what happens with the price of energy. With the average household predicated on spending around £3500 on energy bills by …

  • A guide to choosing beautiful blinds that improve your home interior

    A guide to choosing beautiful blinds that improve your home interior

    Choosing the right style of blinds for your home Having trouble finding that perfect sofa, carpet, or even blinds to fit the style of your room? Here at The Oxford Shutter Company, we understand how difficult it can be to find those elusive finishing touches that really make a space your own. That’s why we’ve …

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    Perfect pumpkin Halloween decor for your bay window

    The spooky history of Halloween and its beginnings There is often nothing more exciting for a child than running home from school, getting dressed up in your scariest costume and heading out with family and friends, ready to collect as many sweets from your neighbours as you can. Moving from house to house and street …

  • luxury window shutters

    Rising energy prices – could luxury window shutters help?

    Luxury window shutters aren’t just for the summer! Let’s face it, most of us are worried about rising energy prices. The cost of living is going up, and the cost of living is hugely dependent on what happens with the price of energy. With the average household predicated at spending around £3500 on energy bills …

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    Frequently Asked Questions | The Oxford Shutter Company | Shutter Installation

    How can I order shutters with The Oxford Shutter Company? If you are interested in having The Oxford Shutter Company complete a shutter install for your home, then book your free shutter consultation today by giving us a call. At your free consultation, you will gain a better understanding of how shutters work, things to …

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    How can Oxford shutters add value to your home in 2022?

    Window shutters are becoming increasingly popular It’s unusual now to drive down a street and not spot at least two or three homes that have window shutters installed. This is no surprise considering the number of benefits they bring to a home, not just whilst you are living there, but when you come to sell …

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    Maintaining window shutters: An effective guide to make your windows sparkle

    Maintaining window shutters to make them last If you have just had your window shutters installed, you will want to do everything you can to look after them, so they stand the test of time. Maintaining window shutters is actually more straightforward than some people may think, and with a few short steps, your shutters …

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    3 bespoke window shutter ideas for your children’s bedrooms

    Tier on tier shutters offer flexibility and air circulation A good night’s sleep is essential for your child, and children’s bedrooms can be some of the most challenging rooms to sleep in because of their placement in your home. You need to ensure that children’s bedrooms are dark and quiet at night, but at the …

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    Let’s settle the window covering debate for your home

    The advantages of window coverings in your home You have a beautiful new home that you are proud of – but how do you dress your windows to ensure your home is protected, stylish and works for you rather than against you? There has long been a debate on curtains, shutters and blinds and which …

  • Cleaning window shutters

    An easy 2022 guide to cleaning window shutters

    Make your window shutters stand the test of time Wooden shutters can be a wonderful addition to your home. Not only do you have the ability to control light and privacy, but you can also reduce your energy bills and even add value to your home if you are trying to sell it. Window shutters …

  • Stylish Shutters

    2022 improvement with stylish shutters in your home

    Give your home the look it deserves with Oxford Shutter Company in 2022 Your home, like you, deserves the best. You need flexibility, practicality and something that works for you. So why not consider replacing your current window dressings with stylish shutters? This month, The Oxford Shutter Company go into detail about their popular window …

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    2022 Oxford window shutter trends from The Oxford Shutter Company

    Window shutters have been around for centuries but that doesn’t mean they are stuck in the past. At The Oxford Shutter Company, they are always looking at the latest innovations and technologies to bring them to you. This blog will look at the 2022 Oxford window shutter trends, to help you make an informed decision …

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    Beautiful shutter installation before your Christmas gathering

    There is nothing more inviting to many of us than sitting down in our cosy living rooms on a cold winter evening, with a fire blazing and a nice hot toddy in our hands. But if your window dressings look a little outdated and worn, or you have a chilly draft managing to seep its …

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    Dressing your shutters for Halloween in 2021 to impress your neighbours

    We love Halloween! Walking through the streets of Oxford and seeing the beautiful decorations in the windows of homeowners who are looking forward to celebrating fills us with joy! This feeling is made even better when you see a beautiful spooky window setting that is finished perfectly by The Oxford Shutter Company’s shutters. This month, …

  • Buying Shutters

    The handy Oxford guide to buying shutters from The Oxford Shutter Company

    Window Design and Size – know your windows before you go any further! If you live in Oxford, the chances are you are surrounded by beautiful homes in all shapes and sizes that have used shutters to their full advantage. Shutters have the ability to finish the overall look of a home and they are …

  • Window Shutters

    Window shutters – from Ancient Greece to your home

    Back to the beginning of window shutters Window shutters – a thing of beauty. They can transform not only the internal finish of our homes but they can make the exterior eye-catching to passers-by. Shutters have an extensive history, with traces back to medieval times and are synonymous with a traditional English home. In this …

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    Top tips to consider when choosing a trusted shutter company

    You have decided your windows could do with a brand new look and have come across the ever-growing popular choice of window shutters. But where do you go from here? In this blog we will look into how you should choose a trusted shutter company including choosing a company with a dedicated team, one that …

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    Window Shutters – A guide to saving energy and money in 2021

    An Introduction to window shutters and their benefits in your home If you want to save money and energy in 2021, it helps to be prepared. Nobody likes rising electricity, gas and heating bills, so if you’re worried about the cost of heating your home next winter, then The Oxford Shutter Company could be right …

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    Choosing the right window shutters for your home

    Shutters are a versatile, attractive and cost-effective way of adding style and privacy to your windows. They also provide security by providing a visual deterrent – especially at night. But before you go out looking for the right shutters, it’s essential to understand what is available in today’s market. That’s why we’ve put together this …

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    Our Ultimate 2021 Guide to Installing New Shutters

    You’re not sure what to do with your windows, and you need a change? Consider installing new shutters! There are many benefits of having them installed, including protection from the sun and rain. They also give a nice finishing touch to any room. This blog will help you understand how to choose new shutters for …

  • The Best Choices Of Bay Window Shutters For Your Home

    The Best Choices Of Bay Window Shutters For Your Home

    Spring is coming and it is absolutely wonderful to be able to see a little light on the horizon in the news and streaming in through our windows. As we look ahead to lockdown restrictions slowly but surely being lifted over the course of the next few months and start to look ahead to better …

  • How Much Are Shutters? The Factors That Influence The Price

    How Much Are Shutters? The Factors That Influence The Price

    There are many factors to consider when deciding to buy shutters. Your home’s overall decor, any specific use you have for shutters and cost are some of the critical factors in determining whether to install window shutters. Many different things can impact the cost of window shutters. The size and style, location and materials can …

  • Everything You Need to Consider When Buying Shutters Online

    Everything You Need to Consider When Buying Shutters Online

    Ecommerce is booming, and purchasing products over the web has never been more popular. In fact, even the older generations are embracing online shopping and all the perks it rewards. Buying just about anything, including shutters, has never been easier. We know what to look out for if you are buying your new shutters online. …

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    Professional VS DIY Shutter Installation: Which Is Best?

    When you think about window shutter installation, it’s easy to believe that it’s a task that you can DIY. If you’ve already made lots of flat-packed furniture, then you might think that installing shutters is another easy task that won’t take long. At The Oxford Shutter Company, we know that you need to make sure …

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    5 reasons why café style shutters are a great choice

    If you are looking for an understated but sleek approach to shutters, then café style shutters just might be the perfect solution. We take a look at the 5 reasons why café style shutters are such a good option for your home or business. They are great for privacy Whether you live on a busy …

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    5 types of shutters for windows you should consider

    Deciding you want shutters fitted to your windows is an exciting decision, but it can also be somewhat daunting. What type of shutter style should you go for when looking for shutters for windows? Do shutters vary in price? Is it a problem if your home has bay windows? For the last 20 plus years, …

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    How Much Are Shutters

    Practical, stylish, timeless – shutters are a great edition to any home and a fantastic alternative to curtains. However, many people are put off buying shutters, as they think they are prohibitively expensive, which isn’t always the case. In fact, our shutters are known to last over 15 years, which makes them a great investment …

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    Stunning bay window shutters from the Oxford Shutter Company

    Are you looking to enhance the beauty of your bay windows?  Do you want privacy while also maximising light in the room?  Love the idea of bringing a sense of effortless style to your home?  Then bay window shutters could be the perfect choice. Whether you’ve got a modern or period property, need window dressings …

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    Covid-19 update: from the Oxford Shutter Company

    The last few months have been incredibly challenging, but we want to reassure our customers that your health and safety, along with that of our staff members, is our priority. In line with government instructions to stop non-essential travel and social contact, we have temporarily suspended all our face-to-face free consultations, home surveys and professional …