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Is France losing the colour from it’s shutters? volets colorés

Colourful French shutters were commonplace in France but today the tradition is fading fast. The Identity of France All too often I see the iconic colourful array of shutters adorning homes (volets battants)in France dwindling! Call me nostalgic but it has long been considered a part of Frances identity and heritage for centuries. So why …

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Limoges City of Nouvelle Aquitaine (Limousin)

Limoges is a French capital city of the former region called Limousin. Since the amalgamation of twelve separate departments: Charente, Charente-Maritime, Corrèze, Creuse, Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Deux-Sèvres, Vienne and Haute-Vienne. The Limousin is now no more but replaced by a new region call Nouvelle Aquitaine We hope you enjoy our blogs on the …

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The Nouvelle Aquitaine (Limousin)France lovely place to live.

Well, it wasn’t always called the Nouvelle Aquitaine as this French region was originally three individual departments. In 2014 these three departments merged: Limousin(which is where our Shutter workshops are located), Aquitaine Poitou Charente. On the 1st of January 2016, the ‘French Region Enlargement Project’ amalgamating the Limousin, Aquitaine and the region Poitou Charente came …

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How to Measure for your new Shutters? Updated January 2019

So you are ready to order but you need your opening measurements to add to our online site calculator and order pages. Don’t despair as it is easy to provide accurate measurements for us to put your order into production. Just follow these simple rules below and all will be tranquil. Skip to the bottom …

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What are Shutters for?

They aid with the control of light and privacy Volets are used in France to help to control internal temperatures by shading from the heat of the sun and the cold of winter The Sun is always welcome but without the protection provided by window shutters, furnishings can fade because of the UV light. UV …

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