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Plantation Shutters for Casement Windows

12:00PM 31 August 2022

Casement windows are among the most popular window styles in the UK. As such, it’s very common for our customers to purchase casement window shutters. But what are casement windows, do they suit shutters and, if so, what styles work best? They’re all great questions, so keep reading to find out what shutters can do for your casement windows.

What Is a Casement Window?

A casement window is attached to a frame by one or more hinges at the side. They are usually found either as a single or in pairs. If in pairs, they are hinged on the outside. Casement windows are great because they offer a lot of light and are incredibly versatile.

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Can Plantation Shutters Be Installed on Casement Windows?

Yes! The beauty of shutters is that they work brilliantly with practically any type of window. This is equally true for casement windows. In fact, casement window shutters are one of the most common varieties we sell. So, you can be sure you’re in safe hands.

Why Choose Plantation Shutters for Casement Windows?

Plantation shutters and casement windows are a marriage made in heaven. With shutters, you can match the number of shutter panels to mirror the layout of your windows. Plus, it doesn’t matter if you have large or small windows, because our shutters are made to measure.

Shutters are also a timeless feature in that they never go out of style. This means that no matter your décor, your new casement window shutters are sure to match…even if you decide to redecorate.


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But that’s not all. Shutters have lots of qualities which make them the perfect dressing for your casements:

  • Lightweight

  • Long-lasting

  • Ventilation

  • Insulation

  • Privacy

  • Versatility

  • Plus, they look amazing!

Which Styles of Shutters Are Best for Casement Windows?

What style of casement window shutters you decide on is dependent on two things:

  1. Your windows

  2. Personal preference

If, for example, you have a smaller window, you will likely want to go for our Full Height shutters. These cover the full height of your window. It is also advisable that you opt for smaller slats for such windows – 64mm or 76mm is perfect.

For larger windows, there is more room to play with. Café Style shutters cover the bottom section of your window (half or otherwise), offering a perfect combination of light and privacy.

Tier-on-tier shutters cover the entirety of your windows, but unlike Full Height, they are divided into two sections: one top and one bottom. These sections can be opened separately, giving you the choice of full coverage, partial, or none.

Another option would be Solid Raised shutters. These work with any sized window and are worth considering if you wish to block out as much light as possible.


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How to Measure Casement Windows for DIY Shutters

Plantation shutters for casement windows are surprisingly easy to measure and install. All that’s needed is a measuring tape, spirit level, screwdriver, and drill. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a dab hand at DIY either. Our easy-to-follow measuring and installation guides make things super simple. Plus, if you need assistance, our friendly team are always here to lend a helping hand.


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If you have any questions about plantation shutters for casement windows, we’d love to hear from you. Send an email to hello@theshutterstore.co.uk today and one of our expert team will get back to you.