WHY CHOOSE DIY SHUTTERS ONLINE?
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We make measuring and installing really simple. View our simple to understand guides on how to measure and install our DIY shutters.
Shutters can be hinged directly to the reveals with 4 sides, 3 sides frames without bottom frames and even No frame, or simple U channels.
Stiles make up the side of every panel and comes standard as D mould if over 2 panels for covering the gaps between.
Hinges will be white to match the shutter colour.
Top rail makes up the top of every panel to provide strength through the panel frame. Top and bottom rails heights may different if mid rails apply in the panel.
Mid Rails/Divider – provide structural support and are inserted for panels at certain heights (PVC over 1600mm and Basswood 1800mm) Mid rails cover up door handles or mullions to provide cleaner look. Typically, mid rail with also be the point at which groups of blades are separated, meaning blades above or below the rail will operate independently.
Louvre/Blades – the horizontal slats within the panel, which are available in 89mm.
Bottom rail make up the top of every panel to provide strength through the panel frame. Bottom and top rails heights may different if mid rails apply in the panel.