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At Purely Shutters we are passionate about wooden shutters and how they are a great addition to any home. Our blog space is where we like to share information, offer advice and mention any top tips that we may have, to keep everyone up to date and in touch within the world of wooden shutters. From solid shutters to plantation shutters, from hobbies to things happening within the company, you can find out more about us and keep in touch.


Air-purifying plants to keep you and your home happy and healthy

We all know that spending time outside can help our wellbeing and ‘feel good factor’. Breathing in fresh air is good for our bodies such as our digestive systems, blood pressure and heart rates, plus it helps us to feel happier, renews our energy levels and helps clear our minds.…

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Autumn – the new season to have a deep clean

Spring cleaning is a great way to prepare for the summer months. Big jumpers and heavy duvets are stored away in favour of lighter decors and our homes are filled with all the beautiful flowers now in bloom. As we reluctantly welcome winter, we begrudgingly dig out what we need…

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The top 10 interior decorating trends for 2018

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is nearly over but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to catch up on the latest interior design trends. From the return of black and bringing mother nature indoors to timeless shutters and statement ceilings, below we share our top 10 interior decorating trends…

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How to keep flies out of your home naturally

Although they’re incredibly harmless in the sense that they won’t bite us, flies are a nuisance and can of course cause hygiene issues in food preparation areas. If you’re not so keen to spray chemicals around your home, below are some great natural ways to keep flies away. Herbs and…

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Autumn Gardening Jobs

As August rolls into September the weather has taken on an autumnal feel. The evenings, which are now drawing in quicker than ever, have a definite chill in the air and the morning dew is quite apparent on the grass before the sun rises and melts it away. Our gardens…

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Top 10 window styles for a modern home

No house is complete without windows. There are of course the very obvious reasons for this – they let in light and fresh air, allow us to see the great outdoors and provide security against the weather and burglars. Windows are however also a very important design feature. They have…

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How to make a small room look bigger

The publication of a government housing white paper last year revealed that Britain’s new-build homes are the smallest in Europe. The report prompted claims that families are living in properties so cramped, there isn’t enough space for them to live comfortably. You can read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/feb/11/welcome-rabbit-hutch-britain-land-ever-shrinking-home With lack of…

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How to keep uPVC window frames clean

Our windows may feature in our cleaning routine on a regular basis but for many of us, we more often than not neglect the frames. While they may be easy to miss, (especially if you have installed our plantation shutters which keep them hidden), keeping your uPVC window frames clean…

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Low Maintenance Front Garden Tips

Keeping your home and garden tidy isn’t always easy to do especially when we are increasingly leading busy lives. From dropping children off here, there and everywhere, to running our own businesses and looking after elderly parents, finding time to relax and potter in the garden and home can be…

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How to keep your home cool during the hot weather

With the unusually warm weather we’ve experienced so far this summer in the UK, our homes can quickly become uncomfortably hot. Keeping cool during these hot spells is a tricky business so we thought we’d share some ideas with you to try and help you stay cool, especially at night!…

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