Are Plantation Shutters Secure?

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When it comes to home security, finding the right balance between functionality and aesthetics can be quite difficult. Plantation shutters have long been admired for their timeless charm and versatility in interior design. However, beyond their aesthetic appeal, do plantation shutters offer a practical solution for those wanting to improve their home security? Let’s explore the features that make plantation shutters a solid choice for enhancing both security and style.


Privacy and Visual Deterrent

If you live in a densely populated area or near a busy street, you may have issues with passers-by peering into your home. With plantation shutters, the louvers can be fully closed, meaning you can maintain your privacy and enjoy your time spent at home. This also works as a visual deterrent for potential burglars, as most intruders prefer to assess the contents of a house before attempting a break-in.


Physical Barrier

When properly installed, plantation shutters can act as a physical barrier – unlike flimsy blinds or curtains. Naturally, this creates a strong barrier that won’t give away easily if an intruder attempted to break in. Plantation shutters can also be used throughout the house, no matter the window shape or size, resulting in security throughout your home. 

For maximum security, it’s recommended to use plantation shutters in conjunction with other security measures such as sturdy doors, windows with good locks, security systems, and proper lighting. 


Bullet Garage Doors – Leading Supplier of High Quality Plantation Shutters


If you’re wanting to know more about how plantation shutters can improve your home security, we’d be more than happy to help. At Bullet Garage Doors, we have over 25 years of experience working with plantation shutters and have helped many customers in and around Dunstable. To receive your free quote, please give us a call on 01582 932025. Alternatively, you can complete our online enquiry form where a member of our team will be in contact shortly.

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