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Local Advisor now available in Bedford

Our plantation shutter business is continuing to expand and we are pleased to announce that we have recently appointed a local advisor for the Bedford area.

For your free, no-obligation quotation for window shutters, please contact your local office:

Head Office: 01923 772800

St Albans: 01727 825200

Bedford: 01234 389059

Recently, window shutters have become a very popular window dressing for anyone who wants to give their home a contemporary feel. Practical as well as beautiful to look at, it’s not difficult to see why.

Window shutters will complement any style of home, creating a feature to be proud of. All our interior window shutters are custom made and hand finished to the highest quality. With the choice of shutter styles, louvre sizes and colour options, the possibilities are almost endless.

Give us a call today to update your home, you won’t regret it!



EXCLUSIVE – New 76mm Louvre now available from James Shutters!

We are now offering our customers a 76mm louvre for our plantation shutters.  Previously only available in 47mm, 63 mm, 89mm and 114mm the 76mm slots in to add something a bit special.

The 89mm louvre is large and looks great in a contemporary room, a 63mm louvre is more traditional, so the new 76mm louvre will complement both.  This is only available through our supplier and not available from the big national companies

To arrange a free consultation at home, please call 01727 825200 or 01923 772800 today!


Preparing your home for Autumn?

Keep warm, save money and look stylish

We are all interested in saving energy these days but some energy saving ideas can be really unattractive and no one in their right mind would want to add them to their home. Think of the huge solar panels on the top of houses these days and huge ugly water butts!

Having window shutters installed in your home makes it immediately more stylish and bang on trend. But, as well as looking good, they are energy saving too! Not many people realise this and are pleasantly surprised when they see the saving on their energy bill after we have fitted new window blinds.

You can have the style and colour to suit your home – have a look at our current range.
Save money this autumn by making your home even more beautiful with James Shutters.

How do you clean Plantation Shutters?

At James Shutters we often get asked how you should care for your window shutters once they have been installed.

If you are getting down to your spring cleaning now that the sun has finally appeared then you should think about giving your plantation shutters a bit of TLC!

Regularly cleaning will ensure your plantation shutters continue to look for years to come. It doesn’t take too long and it won’t need a lot of elbow grease! As with any sort of cleaning it’s important to follow professional advice and use the appropriate method of cleaning to protect and maintain your plantation shutters and for the best effect.

Clean your plantation shutters on a regular basis with a dry or slightly damp, lint-free cloth – that’s it!

James Shutters offers a comprehensive range of affordable window shutters for any room, any type of window. Call us today for a FREE home visit – we will help you to establish exactly what you want to achieve and cover the all the options.


New for Spring 2013 Teak fsc window shutters

Spring 2013 brings a revised line up. Premium Bassswood has been replaced with Fsc Teak, like its predecessor it’s available in almost any colour, or a stained and lacquered finish and can be made to any window shape no matter how unusual or difficult!

Transform Your Home This Spring


Save 20% on Plantation shutters until June 28th

Window shutters perfectly compliment all room décors from contemporary to classic styles. At James Shutters, every interior window shutter is custom made and hand finished to the highest quality.

There’s a wide range of shutter styles, louvre sizes and colour options to choose from. Window shutters can add a touch of elegance to your home’s appearance and are an excellent alternative to window blinds or curtains. Their clean, modern appearance and design will refresh and update your home.

More and more people these days are choosing to install window shutters in every room in their home, not just because of the elegant design but because of their unique ability to offer exceptional light control. They can give excellent shading or a calming dappled light to wonderful effect in your home. They can equally help control heat loss and gain through the seasons in our changeable climate.

There are many styles to choose from. Window shutters can be tier on tier style – the top and bottom shutters are created to independent of each other. You can open the top section to let in the light and keep the bottom closed to protect your privacy.

Or you can choose the classic style to cover the entire window or café style which covers only the bottom of the window.

So, if you are feeling like it’s time for a make-over, have a look at our shutter range and give us a call. We’re here to help and advise any time.