Patio & French Door Shutters

French or patio doors are an impressive addition to any home, increasing light and providing flexibility. These doors come in all different shapes and sizes, meaning the 'one-size-fits-all' approach of readymade window dressings just won't cut it.

Shutters for french doors fit like a glove and enhance your space. And yes, you can do it all yourself! 

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Shutters for french doors provide: 

  • A stunning look 
  • Design options to suit your room
  • Privacy and light control
  • Insulation
  • Ability to measure and install yourself

 

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Enhance the look of your room

Shutters for patio doors are more than just a way to manage light and privacy; they completely transform your room. Whether you want to add the finishing touch to a new extension or accentuate your patio doors, shutters will smarten up and add style to your space. They also look great on surrounding windows for a coordinated look.

 

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Designing shutters for french doors

Our shutters are all custom made to your measurements to ensure a perfect fit. Full height shutters are the best option for french doors and come with a mid-rail so you can operate the top and bottom sets of slats independently. Unlike window shutters, they are usually designed with a 3-sided frame, meaning no bottom frame piece to step over. Speak to our team for advice on which size panel will suit, and where the frame should sit to clear any door handles (these can also be hidden with a carefully positioned mid-rail). 

No matter what your space looks like, we can help design the right shutter for your needs. Just send us a photo of your doors to get started!

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Using shutters for patio doors

Shutters for patio doors are fuss-free and easy to use. The panels fold back neatly to the side, giving you an undisturbed view of the garden. When closed, they are a great way of keeping pets or young children in (you could even install your own latch at the top). 

Upkeep is also nice and straightforward; simply wipe the shutters down with a damp cloth to clean.

 

Privacy and light control

Unlike your doors, your shutters don't have to be either open or closed. Moving the slats will give you the ability to control light and air flow into the room and can be adjusted throughout the day. 

Shutters for french doors also provide privacy, meaning you can open your doors to catch that cool summer breeze in peace. 

 

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Insulation and noise reduction

Shutters have the bonus of providing insulation, reducing energy bills and keeping the elements outside. They also help to reduce noise from outside – great if the kids are playing in the garden!

 

Materials for french door shutters

You can choose from our 3 ranges: Painted, Stained or Limewash. 

If you want a classic look, both our Painted and Stained ranges are a smooth finish and come in a variety of options. Our Limewash range is a bit different, with a striking deep-grain finish for a distinctive look. 

All are natural hardwoods, meaning they are durable and long-lasting, ideal for your french doors!

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Colours for patio Door Shutters

Our hardwoods come in a range of colours, stains and limewashes to suit any space. 

We have 13 neutral paint colours, 11 stains, and 4 unique limewashes to choose from. All of which look fantastic on patio door shutters. 

But don't take our word for it! We offer a free sample service so you can be sure the shade will complement your room perfectly. 

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Measuring for french door shutters

Don't be put off by the size of your doors compared to the other windows in your house; it's just as easy as measuring for any other full height shutters!  

Use our measuring guides and how-to videos for instructions on how to get it right. Our expert shutter team can give you further information and advise on your doors specifically. 

We will always call you to go through the details and confirm your order before it goes into production, so you can be confident your shutters will be spot-on.

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Measuring guides

 

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Installing patio door shutters

Installing shutters is as easy as putting together flat-pack furniture (minus the confusing instructions). Follow our simple installation guides for step-by-step instructions on how to assemble your new shutters. Our team are always happy to help with any queries you have; just drop them an email or call them directly.

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Installation guides

 

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