Timber plantation shutter is manufactured for indoor use only, and not recommended for any wet areas. Basswood is a stable and reliable timber and is the most widely used material for shutters in the global market. It is resistant to warping, workable, durable and comes in a variety of finishes.
The plantation shutters can have various types of operations.
Slates: The primary form of operation is the way the slate turns. This can be used to adjust privacy.
Hinges: The panels can be hinged. This was it will open like a typical hinged window / door. This is the most common form of operation or style.
Bi-Fold: In this case the shutter can bi-fold. It is a good option when you have a wide window and need full clearance when opening. This is when you can’t have a T-Junction.
Sliding Panels: The panels can also slide similar to the panels on a wardrobe. The panels are mostly hung from the top hence using a top hung sliding system.
Since the early 1990s at least 15 young Australian children have tragically died as a result of unfortunate strangulation incidents involving blinds cords and chains.
Australian Child Safety law requires all blinds retailers to supply child safety devices with all kinds of blinds which have loose cords and chains hanging. It is ones own responsibility to make sure that the child safety cleat is installed and any loose cords/chains are wrapped. Warning Stickers supplied with the blinds should never be removed.
Shutters are very child safe as it doesn’t have any type of cords.