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MDF Shutters in Essex & Suffolk

Updated: Feb 16, 2020

Plantation Shutters are increasingly becoming the window covering of choice in the UK and the cost of having your home kitted out with shutters is becoming more affordable. Part of the reason for this is due to an increasing range of materials used to manufacture Plantation Shutters. We purchase our Shutters from the largest manufacturer in world, this is because they consistently produce the best quality Shutters on the market.

Our MDF Plantation Shutter range is extremely popular, it has it’s limitation and it has it’s benefits. MDF as a material is very stable and isn’t prone to warping or splitting like other natural materials, it will withstand variations in temperature very well and is particularly strong. Our MDF Shutters have an LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) core, an outer MDF body and a tough polymer coating making it remarkably durable. It is finished with 7 coats of UV resistant paint available in 5 shades of white and creams.

There are occasions where MDF Shutters are not suitable. Although MDF is very strong, it cannot withstand moisture and is therefore not appropriate for Bathrooms and other areas prone to high moisture. We offer a ABS Vinyl Bathroom Shutter which is ideal for this. MDF Shutters are heavier than their hardwood siblings and therefore have limitations on Patio Doors and very large windows, this can often be overcome by installing ‘T-Posts” or a Tracking system, but on some occasions we will recommend a lighter wood Shutter.

The MDF range comes in 5 shades of Whites and Creams. Pure White, Silk White, Pearl, Bright White & Creamy. If you are looking for any other colour or stain MDF Shutters are not for you.

But don’t be fooled, some of our competitors make remarks such as “Cheap Quality” or “Inferior Product”, this simply is not true. We have had the misfortune of sourcing our Shutters from suppliers with cheaper Hardwood and Vinyl alternatives and we were flabbergasted by the poor craftsmanship and lack of consistency with their product. Make no mistake, regardless of materials, our Shutters are hand crafted by experienced workman and consistently produce the best Plantation Shutters money can buy.

Click here to read more about the range of Shutter Materials available.

Indigo Blinds & Shutters have been installing Plantation Shutters in Essex for many years and our specialist experience allows us to offer our customers a truly personal service. We want you to love your Shutters and tell your friends and family, we will guide you through all of your options and help you choose the perfect Shutters that suits your taste and budget.

Would you like us to come and visit you in your home for a completely no obligation appointment? Call us now on 01787 275249. Or fill in our CONTACT form and we will get back to within 24hrs.

We cover all of Essex and Suffolk including Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

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