Shutter Frequently Asked Questions

There are a number of factors that influence the cost of Shutters for the windows of your home. They are the size of your windows, by the wood material and style type you choose and also what accessories you pick. For a living room average cost is what you would you pay for curtains and blinds. To get an idea of cost for your windows you can call us on 01-8991945 with some rough measurements and we would be more than happy to give you a quote.

The lead time for Shutter Blinds for standard Shutters is 9-12 weeks. For special Shapes it is 11-13 weeks. The time of year the order is placed can affect delivery also eg Christmas, Chinese New Year. There is also the option of an express delivery where an additional surcharge will apply

No is the honest answer. Plantation Shutters will blackout a vast amount of light when closed and is the best room darkening shading solution for your rooms. Our Shutters are built into a frame which fits to the outside of your window and as a result there are no edges around the shutters where light can penetrate

We sell 5 Shutter Wood types. We offer you so much choice as to what wood material you can put on your windows.

Yes, Shutters will fit onto any window shape and door in your home. There has never been a window where we could not fit a Shutter to!  We are experts at fitting Shutters onto Shaped Windows. At your appointment, our sales designer will explain in great detail how the Shutters will be fitted onto your windows.

We supply Shutters in a vast range of materials. Our Weston Shutter is our most popular and affordable Shutter. this reliable and tough shutter is made from polymer coated MDF, making it extremely hardwearing and durable.

Our second most popular Shutter is the Titan Shutter and it consists of a durable MDF frame with PVC louvres.  this range is the perfect choice for wide windows where a bigger panel size is required. It also enables you to choose this shutter for simple shapes such as arches or triangle.

Hardwood Shutters are a durable premium solid wood that gives these shutters a really smooth finish and shows a soft grain when stained. Our Hardwood plantation shutters range has our most comprehensive choice of shades and will provide an excellent choice for any window.

Our legacy Shutters is our Shutter luxury range and is constructed from premium hardwood and boasts several exclusive options. This Shutter is the ideal option if you have tricky shaped window’s to work with such as arches, triangles or any other shape.

PVC vinyl shutters are resistant to moisture so can be installed in any room. They are especially suited to bathrooms and do not warp, flake or peel. Our PVC range are more hygienic as they can be cleaned with water and non abrasive house-hold detergents.

We have 45 colours for you to choose. We don’t just sell creams and whites, we sell greys, blues, browns even green and pink Shutters.  We have a Shutter to match the colour of your windows.

We offer a variety of colours, stains and finishes for our Shutters. At your free home consultation, our sales designer will show you all our wood materials, our various styles and the numerous finishes you can have on your Plantation Shutters. Call our team on 01-8991945. To see some of our neutral colours please visit this link

With plantation shutters, there are small gaps that allow a lot of light to pass through. When opened, Shutters with bigger slats and louvers tend to let the most amount of light in when needed.

Our shutters are manufactured in China. Our bespoke made to measure Shutters are manufactured in our dedicated facility there

We require a 30% deposit on all orders with the balance payable when the shutters are delivered. The deposit and balance can be paid by credit or debit card, cash, and cheque.

Cleaning your Shutters is quite easy to do. A simply dust or hoover is sufficient. For any marks on the Shutter, we recommend wiping with a damp cloth, but do not spray with water/ cleaning solution as the Shutters may warp.

Your shutters are guaranteed for 5 years from the point of installation. This includes any quality issues on the shutters.

Shutters can last anywhere from 10 to 20+ years, it depends on what material they are made of and how often they are used. Hardwood shutters are some of the most durable with Weston shutters being a more affordable but still durable alternative.

The main difference between Shutters and Blinds is how they are fitted to the window. Plantation Shutters are permanently fitted to your window frame and will last up to 20 years on your windows. Window Blinds are fitted to the inside or above the window recess. Blinds can last from 2-5 years.

To place an order with Signature Blinds simply call us on 01-8991945. We will arrange a suitable time to send out our expert sales designers- who have over 20 years Shutters experience, to take precise measurements and show you all the various sample, wood materials, styles and accessories

At the moment we only cover Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Wicklow and Louth areas for a measuring and fitting service.

No, we only take away the packaging from your new Shutters and Blinds.

You should be looking for a company that has years of experience, offers a high quality product at a competitive price and has a proven track record for excellent customer service and reliability. This is exactly what we can provide you!

Signature Blinds and Shutters is an Irish family owned and run business based in Dublin 15. We have many over 20 years experience, unparralleled wealth of experience and have installed thousands of plantation interior shutters all over Ireland. We are extremely proud of our reputation and are able to offer recommendations from our vast number of previous customers. We offer high quality products and competitive prices.

Read our Testimonials page to see how happy our customers are and pop over to our blog to view recent installations we have completed. Our wealth of experience and knowledge is why the majority of our business comes from customer referrals. This is why you should choose Signature Blinds.

We believe we stand head and shoulders above our competitors with our experience, happy staff, craftsmanship, attention to detail, skill and specialised service

Your Shutters will be installed by our experts in-house fitters Keith & Brian. On the day of your Shutters and Blinds installation, we would request that your windows/doors are clear of wires, cables, or anything else that may obstruct the shutters to be fitted. It can take from between 1-5 hours to fit your Shutters.

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Shutters can be fitted to the inside and outside the window frame. There is 8 possible mounting options depending on your shutter choice.

To open the Shutters you simple pull the panel to release the Shutter doors.

Yes. By giving us a rough measurement of the windows that you will be adding shutters to, we can give you an idea of cost as to how much your shutters will cost. You can call us on 01-8991945 or email us at

We do not have a Showroom, we bring the Showroom to your home. Our expert window shutter and blinds team will visit your home or office and show you the samples of shutters and blinds that best suit your requirements and give you an instant quotation. This service is available anytime, evenings, weekdays and weekends.

If you choose the larger louvres you can simply pop your hand through the Shutter to open your windows. You can alternatively pull open the Shutter doors the open the Windows if you have smaller louvres.

Shutters are made to measure and for the unique specifications of your window.