How Coloured Louvres Can Transform Your Room

There is nothing as simple as colour for changing the look of your interior décor, and conversely, there is nothing as difficult if you have no eye for matching colours that go well together. For some people this seems to be a natural gift, but for others it is a constant struggle. A new ...

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Specialised Manufacturing Processes Needed For Shutters To Suit Our Climate

Every property owner in Australia knows the effect that our harsh climate has on the exteriors of their homes and businesses. The country is geographically large and spans a number of climate zones. Any product made for the outdoors will need to withstand extreme heat and cold, tropical ...

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Know Your Existing Décor Before Redoing Your Windows

Now that you have decided to update your window treatments, you may already have some ideas about the type of coverings you prefer. Of course, cost is always a major consideration, as the old saying “a champagne taste on a beer budget” comes to mind. Life is all about compromise and it can be ...

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Save On Summer Energy Costs By Keeping Out The Heat

Opening up our homes to the outdoors is one of the characteristics of the Australian lifestyle, but it comes with some challenges. Insect screens are essential to keep out the moths, mosquitoes and other irritating bugs, but controlling the amount of heat we invite into our homes through our ...

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Combine Blinds With Cooling And Heating Appliances For Superior Temperature Control

Heating and cooling our dwellings and workplaces is a major expense in this age of rising energy costs. Air conditioning and heating appliances are effective but expensive to run, and while ceiling insulation is also effective, it does not protect against heat coming through windows and doors. ...

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Advances In Technology Bring New Shutter Products To Market

With the first chill of winter finally being felt around the country, now is an excellent time to start thinking about your window dressings. Having the right coverings on your windows in summer is a key part of keeping your home cool, light and airy to beat the heat. However, in winter, they ...

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Easy Techniques To Keep Shutters Clean

Shutters are stylish and practical window treatments that keep the elements from ruining the furniture and transform the appearance of any dwelling. With both interior and exterior shutters available in timber and synthetic materials, and a range of colours and finishes, there is no window or ...

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Help! We Love Our Big Windows But Not Damaging Uv Rays

Australians have a love/hate relationship with UV rays. We love the abundance of sunshine that allows us to enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle right throughout the year, especially if it involves surfing or swimming. We hate the damage UV rays do to anything that is exposed to them for too long, ...

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Update Your Window Treatments By Using Colour

Some people have a natural flair for putting together colour combinations that work with other factors to create something eye-catching and appealing. Their talents are valued in all industries, since everything we use in our daily lives involves colour. Whether it be fashion, fabrics, ...

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Unusual Shaped Windows No Problem – Shutters Made to Suit

Architecture as an art form has seen the creation of some amazing and beautiful structures throughout human history. The Taj Mahal, early European cathedrals with their ornate exteriors and soaring spires, bridges of all shapes and lengths, the smooth, clean lines of the Sydney Opera House ...

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Want to Control the Light Flowing into Your Home?

With the wide range of window furnishings available to property owners today, there is a window product to suit every purpose. Depending on the climate, the need may be for an insulating covering to keep out the cold in winter or the heat in summer. Shift workers often need a block-out window ...

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Exterior Shutters – Then And Now

Exterior shutters have become such a part of Australian life that it is hard to imagine they most likely originated in Ancient Greece. A further dip into history sees them emerge in England 500 years ago, not on the outside of buildings but on the inside. Because most buildings had thick stone ...

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Comparisons Make Choosing Shutters Easier

Shutters are an excellent choice for property owners who want an alternative to blinds and curtains to dress their windows. With dozens of colours, styles and materials to choose from, consumers need to first identify where the shutters will be located before making any decisions. While some ...

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Think About Function First Before Deciding On Shutter Types

We are very fortunate as consumers to have so many products to choose from when we decide to decorate our work places and dwellings. The market in home furnishings keeps expanding and manufacturers and retailers are only too willing to help us fill our living spaces with their creations. ...

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Shutters Still Suited to Current Themes in Modern Homes

Modern-themed home decorating styles rely heavily on straight, clean lines in all aspects of the architecture. This is a trend that has been popular now for a number of years, and shows no signs of abating. Perhaps it remains in favour because it reflects our casual lifestyle, especially in the ...

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Trying To Find A Quality Shutter Product? Read On!

At first glance, there may not appear to be much difference between the various interior shutters on the market. The glossy brochures drop through our letterboxes from various retail outlets, and all that seems to be different are the prices. Buying on price, however, would be a very ...

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Keeping Shutters Clean A Few Simple Rules

There is nothing quite like newly installed shutters to give a lift to an existing dwelling, or to add that final touch of class to a brand new home. The crisp, clean lines draw the eye and the new mechanisms make adjusting the blades a simple, smooth operation. However, air-borne pollution is ...

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Variety is the Spice of Life

We at Newport Custom Shutters spend a lot of time talking about the wonders of our quality interior and exterior custom made shutters. The truth is we do so much more than just shutters and today we are going to prove it! It is true that variety is the spice of life and that goes…

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Quality Looks at Economy Prices

Newport Custom Shutters offer a range of interior and exterior shutters, louvre doors, Venetian, and roller blinds in a variety of design styles, materials and colours. If you are really in love with the look of an interior shutter but cannot afford the cost of a timber one why not consider a ...

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Tips for Choosing the Right Shutter for Your Home

Finding the right window shutter that will add beauty and value to your home can be tricky, especially if you consider the different sizes of windows in your home as well as the range of shutter styles, materials and colours. Window shutters are flexible and versatile in that they can ...

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Top Product, Top Service, Best Price

At times, Bernice my Office Manager and David my Sales Manager and Master Installer have told me that I can be fastidious. The one thing we all agree on though, is that every single blind, shutter or door that leaves our purpose built factory in South East Queensland is of the highest quality. ...

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Why Choose Newport Custom Shutters?

Newport Custom Shutters is an Australian-owned and operated company, with a large purpose-built manufacturing facility in South East Queensland, and it has provided quality shutters, blinds and awnings to all parts of Australia for over twenty-five years.  We do not use subcontractors to ...

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