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Bay window shutters

Thinking of shutters for a bay window? We’ve put together a handy guide with everything you need to know about why and how to choose shutters for a bay window.

Wooden bay window shutters

First though, why not get those free shutter samples ordered at the link below? It takes 2 minutes and they’ll be with you in 2 days! Then be sure to return and read this useful guide which will give you all the information you need to take the next step and buy shutters for your bay window.

Why Choose Shutters for Your Bay Windows?Blue bay window shutters

You know it, we know it, everyone knows it: shutters are the ultimate dressing for any bay window.

Research tells us time and again that shutters for box or curved bay window add all-important kerb appeal to your home, meaning that not only do they look fantastic but they’ll add value to your property too.

Because of their size, bay windows let in lots of unfiltered light and compromise the privacy (and security) of your home. Plantation shutters for bay windows work to counteract each of these factors, making them the perfect solution. Oh, and did we mention they look great too? Yes? Well, it's always worth reiterating!


Save on Costs With DIY Bay Window Shutters

By opting for DIY shutters - as opposed to a full measure and installation service - you can save up to whopping 40%. Indeed, by opting for the DIY option, you can have that luxury look for less. Wooden shutters for bay windows can also save money in the long run. How so? Due to their robust composition, they are incredibly long lasting. Much longer lasting than other types of window dressings which need replaced every few years. As a result, you'll have your plantation shutters for years to come.
 

Plantation Shutters for All Bay Window Types

Shutters can be fitted to practically any bay window, regardless of style. Shutters for curved bay windows are always a great option, but they also work tremendously for both box bays and square bays. Whatever the composition of your window, there is a shutter for that.
 

Which Shutter Style Best Suits Bay Windows?

We’re of the opinion that you should celebrate the grandness of bay windows by covering the whole window. That means either full height or tier on tier shutters are best suited to a bay window, be that a slatted shutter or solid.

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Full height shutters for bay windows tend to require a mid rail - a horizontal rail within the structure of your shutter panel. They can be a structural requirement or a design feature, depending on the height of your windows. With a mid rail you can operate the slats on the top and bottom sections independently.

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Tier on tier shutters operate similarly, the difference being that you can open or close the top and bottom panels independently too. Solid panel shutters suit a more traditional look (think of Bath limestone terraced houses) and for eliminating as much light as possible (ideal for bay windows in bedrooms). 

Prefer to go for cafĂ© style shutters? No problem. There really is no wrong answer when it comes to wooden shutters for bay windows. You can also take a look at our Product & Technical Specification here.


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What Are the Most Popular Bay Window Shutters?

The most popular combination of colour style and material would be traffic or pure white shutters, full height, in our Affordable Hybrawood range. They look effortlessly timeless, suit any interior style and colour scheme and represent excellent value for money. What’s more, their tough aluminium core makes them extremely durable, and they’re a breeze to fit yourself. For those looking for something extra special, our Limewash pure hardwood shutters boast a distinctive grained finish for a luxurious interior look.

Fitting Shutters to Bay Windows

As easy as putting together flatpack furniture. Our strapline isn’t ‘Measure. Fit. Love’ for nothing - it really is as easy as that! All you need are a hammer, screwdriver, drill and spirit level to fit beautiful bay window shutters. Our step-by-step guides make things simple, from measuring to installation. If you need a bit of extra help, feel free to email our friendly team at hello@californiashutters.co.uk.

Bay Window Shutter Colour Ideas

We offer our full range of colours, from white bay window shutters, to deep, dark, clay if you’re a fan of darker interiors. Want something in between? Consider opting for grey bay window shutters. It is worth noting that the colours available depend on the material you opt for and can be viewed by clicking the button below. Order samples and see the colours for yourself.

Get Your Bay Window Shutter Cost

So, now that you're ready to get the ball rolling, all you need to select your desired style, material, and enter your measurements into our calculator to receive your free quick. Click the below button and start your shutter journey today!