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4 Reasons Why Shutters are Great for Bathrooms

We know shutters are a fantastic addition to any room in your home, versatile in style and heavily practical as a window treatment. We may be bias, but they are most definitely worth considering. Waterproof polyvinyl shutters work perfectly in damper, more humid conditions like the bathroom, giving you some amazing benefits. Here are our four main reasons why we think you should consider plantation shutters for your bathrooms!

  1. Easy to Maintain

Once installed, waterproof polyvinyl shutters are super easy to maintain. Being in the bathroom your window treatments tend to get a little damp from condensation after a hot shower for example, but choosing a waterproof material means they can dry off a lot faster. When it comes to cleaning all they really require is a quick wipe down with a damp cloth – super simple! This keeps them sparkling like new, unlike blinds or fabric window treatments that tend to hold onto moisture allowing mould to grow, waterproof shutters are far easier to maintain keeping them mould and damp free.

  1. Durability

As beautiful as our wooden shutters are, the bathroom isn’t quite the room we would recommend for them as they can easily warp in too humid a condition and if not looked after can be stained by water. Luckily, we offer a waterproof version, that is highly durable in these damper environments, so there’s no need to worry! Once installed they are hassle free, so you can sit back and enjoy your beautiful new shutters for years to come.

  1. Range of Styles

We imagine you’ll be looking for an element of privacy control in your bathroom, well, our window shutters will promise just that. Any choice in shutter style can work well. Café style shutters that cover half the window can provide a more unique look that offers you privacy whilst keeping some of the window exposed for light to come through. Full height shutters tend to be a more popular choice as they provide complete control and over your windows, allowing complete privacy when needed. Either style can work really well in a bathroom depending on which option you think compliments your home décor the best.

  1. Ventilation

When it comes to damper rooms in the home, it isn’t just your shutters that can suffer from a little bit of damp. You need to ensure that your bathroom has good air circulation to prevent any risk of mould or bacteria from starting to appear. Plantation shutters are fantastic for this, especially a louvred option where you can open the slats against an open window, allowing air to filter in and out of the room, airing out any moisture in the air.

As you can see, waterproof window shutters have a good few benefits to them that make them the best option for any bathroom. Though practically they are the best choice, they also look amazing with any décor due to the variety of styles we offer!

If you are looking for a new window treatment for your bathroom and you’re interested in finding out more about having shutters fitted, then contact our helpful shutter experts. We can arrange for one of our local Manchester-based consultants to deliver an in-home consultation. Just give us a call on 0800 044 8045.