Vinyl Shutters Vs Wood Shutters: Which is best?

Following our previous article on plantation shutters, we’re here to help you decide on the material that best suits your home. It can be hard to know what to choose with so many variants of window coverings around but we have made it easy, with a simple guide to both wood and vinyl shutters. What . Read more...

The advantages of plantation shutters in summer

People have been talking about plantation shutters ever since summer swung around and we want to tell you why. We have put together an article to explain to you what they are and what they have to offer. They differ slightly from blinds and curtains because their fixtures allow them to get as close to . Read more...

Keep warm this winter with shutters

Plummeting temperatures see many homeowners cranking up the heating a few notches, Consequently, battling the winter weather is an expensive task. One way to soften the blow is to install window shutters, as this investment can bring you noticeable savings on your energy bills. Up to 25% of heat in your house in lost via . Read more...

Why shutters are the perfect window accessory for summer

The warm weather brings everyone outside, but unfortunately, it also brings the heat inside and sends our air conditioning bills soaring. Shutters are a familiar fixture of Mediterranean countries, but they can be hugely beneficial to the British home too. The features that have made them so popular abroad are also ideal to tackle the . Read more...

Shutters vs Blinds: Which Is Best?

With so many ways to dress your windows, it can be difficult to know which window covering is best suited for your home. If you’re torn between blinds and shutters, we can help. The team at Kingston Blinds have put together this guide on the advantages and disadvantages of both shutters and blinds so you . Read more...

What is the BBSA?

Here at Kingston Blinds, we always like to keep up to date with changes in legislation within our industry, as well as all of the technological advances that affect the products we sell. It is for this reason that we are pleased to inform you about the BBSA and the British Blind and Shutter Show. . Read more...

Shutters: adding a touch of class

Shutters have become very popular in recent years and are an easy and cost effective way of adding a touch of class to any room. Not only are shutters economical, they are easy to care for and come in a wide range of different materials and styles. Here is an overview of some of the . Read more...

Top 3 Interior Designs from the Ideal Home Show 2015

The Ideal Home Show is one of the most popular interior design showcases in the UK, and has become an annual event firmly entrenched in the calendar of professional interior designers and amateurs home decorators alike. This year was no exception, and with such a wide array of inspirations and innovations on display, we thought . Read more...

Shutters Debate: Wooden or PVC? Which is best?

All too quickly, curtains can start to look old and tired and patterns or fabrics can soon go out of date. Window shutters, or plantation shutters as they are also known, are an excellent alternative, custom-made to fit your home. If you decide to change your interior décor and go for window shutters, there is . Read more...