The kitchen is often the heart of the home, a place for gathering and conversation as beautiful foods created.
According to a survey commissioned by Belling, we spend three hours a day in the kitchen, which shows how integral it is to the British family home. The research reveals that on average, we renovate our kitchens every seven years.
If the kitchen is an integral part of your home life, here are three reasons why you should consider plantation shutters as your kitchen window treatment:
They are easy to maintain
The average kitchen window treatment collects an enormous amount of grime each year. Curtains, nets and fabric blinds absorb moisture and can quickly get dirty from food splashes, grease and dirt. These also hold on to cooking smells, which are not always pleasant.
Kitchen shutters are the easiest window treatment to maintain, requiring an occasional wipe now again to remove the build-up of dirt.
They optimise energy efficiency
A benefit of plantation shutters is that they provide efficient heat insulation. They create a barrier to keep the cold of winter from sneaking indoors, ideal for making breakfast on a brisk winter morning.
Kitchen shutters are the best window dressing for keeping draughts out and keeping the heat generated by your stove or radiator in, effectively helping to reduce energy bills.
They improve privacy and control the amount of light
If your kitchen is street facing and you’re hoping to enhance your privacy, plantation shutters are the perfect solution for you. With kitchen shutters, privacy will no longer be a problem during the day when you want to let natural light in. You can tilt the louvres at an angle, and passers-by will no longer be able to see into your kitchen.
For more information on kitchen shutters for your home or to book your free no obligation in-house survey, call Totally Shutters today on 0203 960 6963. All plantation shutters come with a 5-year guarantee.