Why Are White Shutters Such a Popular Choice?

One of the benefits of bespoke shutter design is the complete freedom of choice with colours and styles. You can customise your shutters in any way you like to complement your interiors, with options available to suit all tastes and preferences.

In which case, why is it that classic white shutters remain such a popular choice? With such a broad range of colours and styles to choose from, why do so many households choose to complement their rooms with white window shutters?

Energy efficiency

Now more than ever, homeowners are making all possible efforts to boost the energy efficiency of their households. Window shutters have the potential to reduce heat loss by as much as 60%, compared to some conventional window coverings. But when it comes to keeping interiors cool and comfortable in the summer, brilliant white window shutters have the kinds of reflective properties that can keep problematic solar radiation at bay.

This can make it much easier (and less costly) to keep temperatures cool and comfortable in the heat of the summer sun. High-quality window shutters can make an important contribution to energy efficiency throughout the year, irrespective of how hot or cold it gets outdoors.

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Improved illumination

The bright and reflective properties of white window shutters can also help illuminate an interior space more attractively. All light available in the room is naturally ‘bounced’ off the surface of the material, contributing to a lighter, brighter, and airier feel.

In addition, the use of whites (and brighter neutral colours in general) can also make an interior space feel significantly larger than it actually is. This makes white shutters a particularly great choice for smaller rooms, where conventional window coverings (like curtains) could make the space feel smaller.

Simple colour pairing

There is no easier colour to pair with a room’s existing theme and design than white. Ideal for classical and contemporary interiors alike, white window shutters pair perfectly with all types of décor. You really don’t have to think about your room’s current colour palette; you can pretty much guarantee that white will complement it perfectly.

This makes white window shutters a uniquely timeless option. White has looked fantastic in all types of homes for generations and is unlikely to ever go out of style. Irrespective of how you decorate your home in the future, you can rest assured that your white window shutters will look just as good in years (and decades) to come as they do today.

Curb appeal

Last but not least, the appeal of pristine white window shutters is universal. Irrespective of personal tastes and preferences, everybody appreciates the look and feel of beautiful white shutters. Consequently, installing white window shutters can significantly boost the aesthetic of your home. Something that could come in handy when the time comes to sell your property and ensure you get the best possible price for it.

Both from the inside and outside, white window shutters have an air of sophistication and appeal that everyone will appreciate. Real estate studies have shown how high-quality window shutters can boost a home’s market value, often beyond the price of buying and installing them in the first place.

Call Riverside Shutters…

At Riverside, we offer an extensive range of premium-quality plantation shutters for classical and contemporary interiors. Along with beautiful, made-to-measure white shutters, we also offer a dynamic collection of creative colours and designs to suit all tastes and preferences.

For more information on any of the above or to discuss any of our collections in more detail, contact a member of the team at Riverside Shutters today.

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