Kitchen Shutters

Whether it be a small window, a window with taps in the way or cupboards at either side, dressing your kitchen window can be tricky. There are plenty of options out there to choose from, ranging from blinds, curtains, or indeed plantation shutters, but you need to decide which is best for your kitchen and the look you want to achieve.

All kinds of aromas come from the kitchen, which is why many people opt for plantation shutters in their kitchen. Unlike fabric curtains and kitchen shutter blinds – that absorb cooking smells – Plantation shutters will repel any splashes and substances, ensuring they don’t discolour, fade and warp over time, making them very suitable for a kitchen Kitchen shutters offer a fuss-free operation, combining style with durability and practicality. All our kitchen window shutters also add an extra layer of insulation to windows – allowing you to benefit from reduced outdoor noise and retain more heat during the winter. They’re also ideal for blocking the glare from the sun on particularly bright days. The great thing about our kitchen shutters is that they are available in an assortment of colours and materials, including waterproof options that are 100% resistant to splashes and steam. Our waterproof kitchen plantation shutters are available in a wide assortment of colours and various louvre sizes, ranging from 47mm to 114mm. Horizon Shutters have supplied plantations shutters to homes across the northwest, so if you’re looking to dress your kitchen windows, rest assured, you’re in capable hands. If you would like to know more about our kitchen shutters, please feel free to get in touch. We are always on hand to help and will be more than happy to answer your questions. Call 01744 520711 or drop us an email at

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, one room that really benefits from shutters is the kitchen. Often window coverings within a kitchen can be hit with grease, condensation and water and can age very quickly through discolouring and moulding. However, using plantation shutters in the kitchen can give you a product suitable for the everyday activities of the kitchen.

Our Antigua range is more than suitable and can be wiped down very easily if needed. For areas that may face high levels of condensation, you could opt for our fully waterproof Java range. If in doubt, ask us upon measuring and designing your shutters and we will advise the most suitable product.

Plantation shutters are designed to be hinged on a frame, allowing easy access to window handles and for cleaning glass. This is very important in kitchens as windows may need to be opened to allow fresh air to enter the room during cooking.

At Horizon Shutters we will always consult with the customer to ensure they are designed to suit the customer’s needs and requirements.

Plantation shutters are extremely easy to clean and will only require a light dusting and occasionally a wipe down with a damp cloth. We do not recommend using any cleaning products which may contain harsh chemicals which could damage the shutters over time.

Unlike traditional window coverings, plantations shutters do not absorb dirt and grease and will not to be removed and professional cleaned, making them fairly maintenance free.

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