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Measuring for Shutters

How do you measure your window for shutters? Doing your own measuring is the key to saving money and transforming your windows yourself.  We've created easy step-by-step guides to ensure you're fully briefed and ready to go. Simply select your window type below and choose the shutter guide you need. If at any time you need a little extra help, don't hesitate to give us a call with any questions that you might have. We are always happy to help.   

Step by step measuring guides

What type of windows do you want to cover with shutters?

  • Bay window  
  • Standard window  

Some customers are daunted by the prospect of measuring windows for shutters, but in truth it’s very simple. All you need is a good quality steel tape measure, a spirit level, a print-out of your frame templates, and a paper and pen.Instructions for measuring will vary slightly depending on whether you are measuring a bay window or standard window, and an inside or outside mount. To make it as easy as possible, we have created detailed PDF guides and a how-to videos for each window type.

Simply select your window type and download the PDF guide to take you through each step of measuring. Typically customers have no problems measuring for shutters, but once you have noted down the sizes, we do encourage you to take a break then come back to double check your sizes before placing your order. Where necessary, we also encourage you to upload a clear photo of your window with your order, to help give our team a full understanding of your needs.

If you get stuck at any point whilst measuring, please don’t hesitate to get in touch either by phone on 0800 0747 321 or email hello@theshutterstore.co.uk.