Timber Shutters

From Our Factory Floor to Your Window or Door

Unparalleled in richness, timber shutters create an ambience that has stood the test of time.

Window treatments play a crucial role in your home's aesthetic appeal and functionality. Among the varied choices available, timber plantation shutters are highly prized for their elegance and practicality.

For more information or a quote for your timber shutters, please call Harmony Blinds & Doors on 02 4605 8000 today.

These shutters are guaranteed to add value to your home, timber shutters offer wonderful versatility in light control and have excellent insulating properties.

Crafted from the paulownia tree, our timber shutters have a superior strength to weight ratio with excellent dimensional stability allowing for single panel widths up to 1000mm.

Available in numerous configurations to compliment home, timber shutters can also be customised to suit shapes such as circular and raked windows, bifolding, sliding and hinged.

Paulownia timber is resistant to disease and has a combustion temperature that is almost double to that of many conventional hard and soft woods. Simply put, paulownia timber is a reliable, high quality, exceptional performing material.

Shutters - Mortise Tenon joints

Mortise and Tenon Joints

Used in demanding furniture and building construction, our shutters are glued and screwed using mortise and tenon joints. This ensures that your shutters will withstand the shear stress and racking forces applied during operation.

Reinforced Engineered Stile

Multiple layers of timber are bonded together to bolster the stability of the stile core. This process strengthens the stile core and provides superior durability that lasts a lifetime.

Shutters - reinforced engineered stile

Understanding Timber Plantation Shutters

Timber plantation shutters, commonly crafted from hardwoods such as basswood, paulownia, or cedar, represent a timeless, classic choice in window treatments. These shutters bring a sense of warmth and sophistication to any room with their natural grain patterns and bespoke feel. However, like all things, timber shutters come with their own set of advantages and potential disadvantages.

The Pros of Timber Plantation Shutters

Aesthetic Appeal: Timber shutters offer a warm, natural look that few other materials can match. The unique grain patterns, coupled with a broad selection of stains and finishes, allows these shutters to beautifully complement a wide array of interior design themes.

Strength and Durability: Timber, especially hardwoods, are known for their strength to weight ratio. When properly cared for, timber shutters can last for decades, making them a wise investment for your home.

Customisation: Timber shutters can be crafted to fit windows of virtually any shape and size. The ability to completely customize the color and surface finish also ensures your shutters perfectly match your home's décor.

The Cons of Timber Plantation Shutters

Maintenance: Timber shutters can require a higher level of care than some other types of shutters. Whilst painted timber shutters require minimal ongoing care, stained, oiled or lacquered finishes will need to have their surface coat re-applied every so often to maintain their original beauty.

Susceptibility to Environmental Factors: With the exception of cedar wood, many other timber species can warp or crack in high-humidity environments or when subjected to significant temperature fluctuations. Thus, they may not be the best choice for areas like bathrooms.

Cost: High-quality timber shutters can be more expensive than their polymer counterparts, which could be a deciding factor for budget-conscious homeowners.

In summary, timber plantation shutters offer a myriad of advantages, from their unparalleled aesthetic appeal to their durability and the ability to be customised. However, they do require regular maintenance and may not be the best choice for high-humidity areas or homes with severe temperature fluctuations.

Despite these potential drawbacks, many homeowners find that the beauty and warmth timber shutters add to their homes make them well worth the investment. With thoughtful consideration of your home's needs and your personal preferences, you can determine if timber shutters are the right fit for your space.

For more information or a quote for your timber shutters, please call Harmony Blinds & Doors on 02 4605 8000 today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Timber shutters are suitable for bedrooms and will block out most light, with only tiny slivers of light visible between each louvre. For complete room darkening, however, we would not recommend plantation shutters.


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