A guide to shutter materials
If you're looking to install new shutters in your home, however, you may be a little overwhelmed by the range of materials on offer. Although there are a lot of different types of shutter materials, they fall into a few broad categories, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Aluminium Rugged and durable, aluminium shutters can last for a long time if properly maintained and occasionally repainted. They work best as exterior shutters; in hot weather, they absorb and transfer heat, meaning that they will actually heat a room if used indoors.