Why The Cost of Timber Window Shutters is Well Worth It

When choosing the right window furnishings, it’s easy to consider the price point your main decision-making factor. However, there’s so much more to consider if you don’t want to make a choice that you may regret further down the line.

The up-front cost is one thing, but is your choice cost-effective in insulating your home? Will it stand the test of time? How easy is it to clean?

People often dismiss timber shutters due to their initial cost. Here are some points that may help you see our competitively priced timber shutters as a money-saving choice in the long term.

Timber window shutters add value to your home

There’s nothing quite like the enduring craftsmanship of timber. The natural beauty and timeless quality of timber enhance the aesthetics of any space. Timber shutters for windows are a significant investment that will improve the value of your home as they add a low-maintenance charm and elegance, whatever your style of home.

Timber Shutters from Empire Window Furnishings are crafted from Paulownia wood which is light and robust with a uniform grain. It ensures a beautiful, lasting stain finish that will never go out of style. We offer a broad selection of colours and styles to suit shaped sliders, bi-fold doors and windows, with louvres available in 63mm, 89mm and 114mm sizes.

Energy-efficient and cost-effective

Made of high-quality, durable wooden boards, timber shutters from Empire Window Furnishings encompass a host of desirable qualities, such as energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness through their clever insulation design. Their insulating qualities regulate the temperature inside your home all year round. Keeping you cosy in winter and cool in summer, they add another layer of comfort that complements your air conditioning or heating.

Paulownia wood offers superior bonding and finishing properties, which are critical when insulating your home. You’ll also find that timber shutters improve light and greater airflow throughout your home when open, but act as excellent insulators when closed.

The best choice for the environment

Sourced from environmentally sustainable materials, our timber shutters in Sydney are environmentally conscious window coverings. Our shutters are crafted from Paulownia wood – sustainably sourced, eco-friendly and biodegradable, avoiding a huge strain on the environment.

Timber shutters are also better for you, providing benefits to your immediate environment in various ways—hypoallergenic, termite-resistant, noncarcinogenic, as well as moisture and humidity resistant.

Affordable quality

Due to their high-end look, the most common question we hear is, “how much do timber shutters cost?” To answer this, it really depends on whether you choose shutters that are made in Australia or manufactured overseas. However, on average, our timber shutters cost around $400 to $600 per square metre. If you’re looking for timber shutters based only on their price, remember that a huge price difference can also mean a huge difference in quality

Built to last

Timber shutters should outlast the life of your home. Unlike many other window covering options, they are a permanent addition and should not need to be replaced. This is what makes them such a great investment. The resilient structure of timber shutters also prevents warping, cracking and discolouration. In fact, we stand by this statement with a 20-year guarantee. Our shutters also include high-quality componentry resistant to breaking down, promising long-lasting quality.

Keeping them looking as good as new, year after year is also effortless. Timber shutters are one of the easiest window furnishings to maintain, requiring a quick dust and wipe with a moist cloth every fortnight or so.

There’s so much more to timber shutters than just their attractive visual appeal. They are versatile and suitable for a variety of interiors from traditional to contemporary settings. Their durability and ongoing popularity make them a wise choice when thinking about upgrading or improving your home. Then there’s the unique insulation design that makes them energy-efficient and cost-effective over time. Plus, when it comes to looking after timber shutters, they are also one of the easiest to maintain.

So whatever options you are considering, we believe you can never go wrong with timber shutters for windows – a choice that’s classic, timeless and built to last.

Talk to one of the experts at Empire Window Shutters today, and book your free measure and quote

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