Western Red Cedar Shutters
WESTERN RED CEDAR is a beautiful, traditional choice for internal shutters. It conveys luxury and opulence. The lightweight, straight grained timber is unrivalled in the stability benefits for large shutter panels. The superior insulating properties of western red cedar shutters reduces heating & cooling costs with a natural resistance to moisture, decay and insect damage. Perfect for any area inside or out.
A variety of finishes are available for western red cedar shutters: painted, oiled, lacquered or a limed wash and lacquered effect. Colour tone variations will occur with this timber. Fixing options range from fixed panels, direct hinged, framed, tracks, sliding and bi-fold right through to bay windows.
Blades are only available in the elliptical style with sizes of 64mm, 89mm or 114mm. Panel widths are dependent on the choice of blade size and fixing and can reach up to 1950mm. Western Red Cedar shutters come with a 15 year manufacturer’s warranty. Cleaning is recommended every 3 to 6 months dependant on the environment.
Due to Covid-19 issues the cost of Western Red Cedar has significantly increased. This is still available, but it might be worth having a look at Paulownia as an option. Although there is nothing quite like the scent of new Western Red Cedar shutters.