Shutters are widely used in the architecture of townhouses and villas in Vietnam. In this article, we will learn what shutters are and the common types of shutters today.
1. What are shutters?
Shutter Window – Shutter Window is a common type of door structure that is combined with windows, doors and all different types of doors to get light and wind. The design of the shutters is composed of straight bars (wood/aluminum/glass/iron/plastic,…) parallel to each other and inclined at an angle of 45 degrees from top to bottom.
The design of the parallel and inclined flat bars helps the shutters not to be thrown when it rains and still ensures the light and wind for the use area. In addition, shutters also bring more ventilation than all other types of doors on the market today.
In Vietnam, the tropical monsoon climate is the area that helps shutters maximize their use. In the summer, the shutters provide a moderate amount of light and still have good ventilation. If you do not use shutters in the summer, your room will be very bright from direct sunlight if you want to get natural light. Because of that, it’s not too difficult for us to see shutters in Vietnam, one of the most popular locations is the window.
2. Types of shutters today
In the process of formation and development, shutters have had many different variations to meet the needs of users. Previously, the shutters could only open the light slot with a fixed angle of 45 degrees, but later people have designed the custom light slot according to the needs (angle adjustment).
Fixed shutters (ventilation shutters):
Fixed shutters appeared first and were the earliest versions of shutters. Fixed shutters are used to get light and wind from the outside into the house with fixed spokes from the time of manufacture. They are mainly used for windows, toilet doors, balconies…
Mobile shutters (flip shutters):
Similar to fixed shutters in theory, however movable shutters have a better way of operating. For mobile shutters, users can easily adjust the air intake slots and get light through adjusting the door men.
Automatic shutters are the most advanced type today when they use motors and sensors to automatically adjust the light and wind slots accordingly. However, these types are expensive because they have many arising materials.
3. Material for making shutters
On the market today, there are many materials suitable for making shutters, most of the materials for making doors and windows today can be shutters. Here are some of the common shutter materials.
- Wood, aluminum, Xingfa aluminum, glass, composite plastic, steel core plastic, wood imitation, …
4. Pros and cons
Any type of door has its own advantages and disadvantages, before installing shutters you must understand their advantages and disadvantages.
- Get light, good wind
- Beautiful design
- Good resistance to rain
- Difficult to construct
- Poor soundproofing, dustproof (for fixed current)
- Difficult to clean and sanitize
- Relative anti-theft
5. Beautiful and popular models of shutters
Wooden fixed shutters
Fixed shutters get the wind
xingfa aluminum fixed shutters
The most beautiful wooden shutters
Beautiful wooden shutters
Beautiful glass shutters
Fixed wooden shutters
Classic wooden flip shutters
Simple wooden flip shutters
Old style wooden shutters (Click on the image to see the original image)
Wooden flip shutters
Aluminum louvered shutters
Flip shutters bring in beautiful light
Shutters let in light
Aluminum and glass flip shutters
Xingfa aluminum shutters
Aluminum flip shutters
Bathroom flip shutters
Shutters open the space
Shutters take in the wind
Shutters get light and get wind
Aluminum louvre shutters
Xingfa aluminum shutters
Aluminum glass doors combined with airy shutters
Fixed shutter window
In this article, Thuthuatphanmem has sent you all the information about shutters on the market today. Have a nice day!