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Can Shutters Reduce Noise & Heat? Riverview Shutters in Perth has the answer!

Shutters Vs Noise & Heat

wet area shuttersInternal window shutters do provide a greater reduction in noise and heat compared to any other internal window treatment, such as blinds, venetians etc.

However, even though they do reduce noise, shutters are not a dedicated sound proofing treatment such as double glazing.

Think of it like putting a sheet of plywood over your window opening , that is the equivalent of shutters, as all louvers overlap each other and all frames are rebated behind shutter panels a full noise barrier is achieved.

Heat Reduction with Shutters

With regards to heat the same is achieved as all heat coming into your home through your window glass is trapped between the back of the shutters and the glass, this helps prevent the heat from seeping into the room.

So the simple answer is yes, internal plantation shutters whether it be timber or pvc do give you a greater noise reduction than any other type of internal window treatment.

Having trouble deciding which shutters to choose? Why not read about Timber Shutters Vs PVC Shutters!