Window Shutters

Our made to measure shutters can be made exactly how you want them - there's all kinds of styles, colours and wood stains to choose from. Our express shutter service means you can get our Craftwood full height or café style shutters fitted in just 6 weeks.


Don't risk getting it wrong at your windows

There's a time and a place for DIY. So let us look after the measuring and fitting so you can be sure of a job well done. After all, made to measure is what we do.

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How our service works

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    Book an appointment with your local advisor. It’s really quick and easy to do and there’s never any pressure to buy.

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    We’ll visit you at home to show you our range and help you decide what’s right for your windows and budget. We’ll measure up and give you a quote.

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    We’ll take care of the fitting. Once your shutters have been made we’ll be back to fit and we’ll tidy up after ourselves.

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Looking for useful advice?

Check out our inspiration articles and buying guides

We've got plenty of practical advice and style tips to help you get your home ready for spring

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    The ultimate shutter buying guide

    Let's take a look at the difference between our shutter styles and help you find the perfect fit for your home.

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    How to clean shutters

    We share our top tips and tricks for keeping your shutters looking their absolute best.

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    Shutters ideas & inspiration

    Discover our top tips, inspirational ideas and expert advice for shutters.

    Shutters inspiration

We've got the answers to our most popular made to measure shutters questions below

 If you can't find what you're looking for, you can see all of our FAQs here.

How much do Hillarys shutters cost?

You can find out about our prices on our main FAQs page here.

Do shutters block out light?

Yes, shutters are the most effective window covering when it comes to blocking out natural light. When closed they provide a brilliant level of darkness to a room, although slight tolerance gaps are required for the smooth functioning of your shutters so bear in mind this can cause small amounts of light bleed at the edges.

Choosing larger louvres for your shutters means there are fewer gaps for light to travel through. You can also layer shutters with a pair of curtains or a Roman blind. The pairing not only looks great, but can be extremely effective in blocking out light completely.

Do shutters help control heat?

Yes, shutters are an excellent way to insulate your windows and improve the energy efficiency of your home. They fit snugly at your window, helping reduce heat loss by up to 36%*. They can also help reduce draughts that can slip through the gaps in your frames.

In the warmer months of summer, shutters are great for keeping rooms cool. Tilt the louvres closed when the sun is at its hottest to keep your space at a comfortable temperature. 

How do I clean my shutters?

Our easy to follow guide gives you plenty of simple cleaning tips and techniques to keep your shutters looking great for longer

How do I pair plantation shutters with curtains?

Layering shutters with curtains has many benefits, from increased privacy, energy efficiency, light control, great looks and more. Read our article to find out how to create the perfect pairing.

Do shutters cause condensation?

Condensation occurs when warm, moist air comes into contact with a cold surface, causing the moisture in the air to condense into water droplets. Shutters themselves do not typically cause condensation, however condensation can occur on the surface of shutters if there are significant temperature differences between the indoor and outdoor environments so make sure your room is properly ventilated by opening windows. Shutters are really easy to wipe clean if condensation does occur. Our easy to follow guide will show you how.

What are Hillarys shutters made of?

Our premium shutters in the Richmond, Marlow and Dalston ranges are made from long lasting natural hardwood. This material is lightweight, ideal for large windows and doors. It has a beautiful, natural wood grain with a choice of stained or painted finishes.

Shutters in our Craftwood range are made from strong and stable MDF, which is highly resistant to chipping, cracking, warping and fading. MDF looks the same as painted real wood shutters, with the practical benefits of faux-wood shutters.

Our Windsor range combines an MDF frame with real wood louvres.

Our water-resistant option is the Henley range, made from a premium polymer. This creates an extremely hard-wearing shutter suitable for environments prone to moisture or steam.