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Pros and Cons of Getting Window Shutters

29 June 2019

Here at TOLE Products, we understand that our customers have questions and concerns about some of our products, so in an effort to answer some of these, we will be creating different pros and cons lists for the products we offer to give you a better understanding of them.

We’re doing this to both help our potential clients choose what’s right for them, and also to provide any information that we feel is necessary for anyone interested in purchasing our products.

Window shutters are an accessory you can add to any windows and glass doors you have around your house for some added protection, but are they for you?

Here are the pros and cons of window shutters


That little bit of extra protection

If you’re concerned about you and your family’s safety then most likely you already have alarms on your doors and windows, plus a lot of secure locks, but is that really enough? Window shutters provide an extra layer of protection and not just for any potential intruders. Window shutters offer protection from heavy storms, debris and the occasional soccer ball that is kicked in the direction of your house. Learn more about protecting your home.

Great for night shift workers

Working the night shift is hard enough but forcing yourself to sleep during the day is next to impossible with constant sunlight and noise from outside. This wouldn’t be an issue with window shutters since the can block 100% of outside light as well as any loud sounds making sleeping during the day a breeze.

Save money on your next heating/electric bill

Window shutter aren’t just there to block out sunlight and protect you from intruders. They also have an additional feature of trapping hot and cold air inside your home. So, during the wintertime instead of having your heater running 24/7 you can count on your window shutters to keep the cold air out and the warm air inside.


Extra cost

Even though there aren’t that many downsides to choosing window shutters for your home, we would be lying if we didn’t mention this. It’s just an added cost that your windows don’t necessarily need, and if you’re on a budget, it isn’t the best choice for you.


Window shutters are a pretty fantastic window accessory and can be very helpful in a lot of ways to you and your family. So, if you feel like spoiling yourself, then window shutters is a great way to do that.

TOLE Products are the leading manufacturer of garage doors, window shutters and electric gates in the Wollongong area, and we pride ourselves on our workmanship and passion for being the best around. So if you want a product that is made in house and will stand the test of time, then call TOLE Products today on (02) 4229 5060.

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