The Shutter Advent - Day 2 - Pearlwood Shutters

The Shutter Advent - Day 2 - Pearlwood Shutters

As we open our day 2 shutter advent door, we reveal a client favourite in our shutter materials – Pearlwood.

Pearlwood is our luxurious all wood material option and a fantastic choice for those looking to get true quality for their shutters. This all-wood product is particularly light in weight which makes it an ideal choice for large windows which have sizeable or tiered panels. The smooth grain finish gives a fantastic furniture finish and provides a true luxury feel to shutters. It really is superior.

What is Pearlwood?

Pearlwood is a full wood material which is made from a mix of basswood and paulownia woods. The combination of these hard and soft woods allows the shutters to be built in a strong yet lightweight density. We take great pride that all of our materials, including Pearlwood shutters, are manufactured with a non-twist core centre to ensure a strong shutter structure that avoids bowing or warping over time.

Why is Pearlwood best for my shutters?

Pearlwood is a great choice for those looking for a luxury wood shutter to match stunning interior finishes. This material choice is particularly favoured when a property features wooden windows and doors… when your windows are of the highest quality, you want to treat them to the very best shutters and Pearlwood is certainly one of these premium options!

Certain design preferences can also inform where Pearlwood may be the superior choice for your shutters.

If you are looking for unique colour choices including stains or custom colours, Pearlwood will need to be selected as this wood material has more availability in colours and in some instances must be used for longevity of the colour.

Pearlwood is also one of two materials that can be used to manufacture solid shutters thanks to its lightweight nature and high-quality material attributes making it ideal for the structural integrity needed for solid panels.

Is there an alternative to Pearlwood?

If you are looking for alternatives to Pearlwood, the best choice will really depend on design preferences such as panel configurations and the location of the window.

There may be circumstances where Pearlwood shutters are not the most suitable choice for a particular window. For example, windows in bathrooms that may be exposed to high levels of moisture will likely need our waterproof shutter material as the shutters and all of their fixtures will not fall victim to water damage.

If the cost of the luxury of Pearlwood pushes you a little out of your budget, Hardwood is a great option to get the best of both worlds of a lower price but still getting high quality wood panels. Frames are made from Craftwood MDF but the rest of the shutter still has this high-level furniture finish.

Those looking to upgrade on their material may consider Ultra shutters. Ultra-wood is the most superior choice in our standard materials range and is favoured on large panels by interior designers or those looking to achieve a contemporary design.

If you’re unsure which shutter material is best for you then our experts are here to help! At our home surveys we show you full samples of all of our different design possibilities and advise on what may work best for your home based on your preferences. Contact us to book in today. 

Job specs:

  • Material(s): 
    Hardwood Shutters
    Pearlwood Shutters
    Security Shutters
    Craftwood MDF Shutters
    Waterproof Shutters
  • Style(s): 
    Full Height
    Café Style
    Tier on Tier
    Solid Panels
  • Room(s): 
    Living room
    Dining room
  • Range(s): 
    Classic (64mm)
    In Vogue (76mm)
    Modern (89mm)
  • Tilt rod style(s): 
    Traditional (centred)
    Traditional (offset)
    Contemporary (hidden)
  • Finish(es): 


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