The Craftsmanship Behind Our Bespoke Plantation Shutters

For over fifty years, Solent Blinds has been synonymous with superior craftsmanship and exceptional service in Southampton and across Hampshire. As a household name in the region, our commitment to quality and detail has made us the go-to provider for custom blinds, curtains and plantation shutters. At our busy Southampton workshop, a team of skilled craftsmen meticulously handcrafts each shutter we install, ensuring that every item meets the highest standards.

Unrivalled Quality in Hampshire

The creation of our bespoke plantation shutters begins with a thorough understanding of our client's needs. Whether for a cosy home, a bustling business premise, or a prestigious academic institution, it all begins with a personal visit from one of our team to discuss your needs and the options available.

Once you’ve made your decision, our craftsmen, with their wealth of experience and a keen eye for detail, will work to transform premium materials into beautiful, durable shutters that are tailored to fit your windows perfectly.

At Solent Blinds, we take great pride in the workmanship involved in every stage of our shutter manufacturing process. From the initial design to the final fittings, our team ensures each shutter is a masterpiece. As you can see from the images below which show our very own Daryl and Brandon at work, there’s a lot of dedication and skill that goes into creating every set of bespoke plantation shutters.

The Benefits of Plantation Shutters Explained

Plantation shutters offer many advantages, making them an increasingly popular choice for many homeowners and businesses in Hampshire. Here are some key benefits:

Aesthetic Appeal:
Plantation shutters add a timeless elegance to any room. Their clean lines and classic design complement a wide range of interior - and exterior - styles.

Light Control:
Our shutters provide excellent light control, allowing you to adjust the amount of natural light entering a room. This is particularly beneficial in maintaining a comfortable and well-lit environment.

Energy Efficiency:
Plantation shutters act as an additional layer of insulation, helping to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Over time, this can lead to significant energy savings.

Made from high-quality materials, our shutters are built to last. They are resistant to warping, cracking and fading, ensuring they remain beautiful and functional for many years.

Easy Maintenance:
Unlike curtains, plantation shutters are easy to clean. A simple wipe with a damp cloth is usually enough to keep them looking fresh and new.

Increased Privacy:
Shutters provide an effective barrier against prying eyes, offering enhanced privacy without compromising on style.

Custom Plantation Shutters in Hampshire

At Solent Blinds, we believe that every client deserves a bespoke solution tailored to their specific requirements. Our custom service starts with a comprehensive consultation, during which we discuss your vision, needs and preferences. We then design and manufacture shutters that are perfect for your space, paying close attention to every detail.

As you’d expect from a local company with decades of experience serving Southampton and Hampshire, our commitment to quality extends way beyond the manufacturing process. We meticulously package each set of shutters to ensure they reach our clients in perfect condition.

Why Choose Solent Blinds for Your Shutters?

Choosing Solent Blinds means opting for unparalleled quality, craftsmanship and service. Our extensive experience in the industry, combined with our passion for creating beautiful and functional window treatments, sets us apart from other shutter companies near you. Whether you are looking for plantation shutters in Hampshire or exploring the benefits of shutter blinds, trust Solent Blinds to deliver.

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Ready to transform your home or work environment with bespoke plantation shutters? Contact us today to schedule a consultation. Discover why we are the preferred choice for shutters in Hampshire and experience the Solent Blinds difference for yourself.







Frequently Asked Questions About Plantation Shutters

What are plantation shutters?

Plantation shutters are window coverings with wide, horizontal slats, often made of wood or aluminium.

How do you clean plantation shutters?

Shutters are very easy to clean. Use a soft cloth or a vacuum with a brush attachment to remove dust and debris.

Are plantation shutters energy-efficient?

Yes they provide excellent insulation by trapping air between the shutter and window.

Are plantation shutters worth the investment?

Yes. They add value, curb appeal, and energy efficiency to your home.

How long do Solent Blinds plantation shutters last?

With proper care, our custom made shutters will last for decades.

Can plantation shutters be painted?

Yes, they can be painted or stained to match your property’s decor.

Do plantation shutters add value to a home?

Yes, they are considered a desirable feature that can increase home value.

What are the benefits of plantation shutters?

They offer privacy, light control, insulation and a stylish look.

Are plantation shutters good for bedrooms?

Yes, because they provide excellent light blocking and privacy.

Do plantation shutters block out light?

They block a significant amount of light, especially when fully closed.

What is the difference between plantation shutters and blinds?

Shutters are typically more durable and provide better insulation compared to blinds.

Are plantation shutters easy to maintain?

Yes, they require minimal maintenance with regular dusting.

Can plantation shutters be installed on any window?

They can be customised to fit most window shapes and sizes.

What colors do plantation shutters come in?

They come in a variety of colors, with white and natural wood tones being our most popular.

Are plantation shutters better than curtains?

They offer better light control and insulation, but ultimately it depends on personal preference.

Can plantation shutters be repaired?

Yes, most components can be easily repaired or replaced.

Do plantation shutters work on bay windows?

Yes, they can be custom-fitted to the unique angles of bay windows.