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The Noise-Blocking Power of Interior Shutters.

What is noise pollution?

Noise pollution isn’t the same as other types of pollution. There is no contaminant as such other than noises that interfere with regular noises and daily life. Noise pollution is commonly generated by industrial facilities, main roads, railway, and airport traffic. Comes from outdoor construction and entertainment activities. Noise pollution is a concern. There are some regulations in place to prevent certain types of noise being an issue, but living in an area with high noise pollution can be extremely frustrating. The sound of cars going by and pedestrian conversation should stay outside of your everyday life.


If you are seeking a solution to the noise issues, read this post in which we will outline how window interior shutters can help to eliminate this source of annoyance in your home.



Plantation shutters are one of the most effective ways to reduce the levels of noise that enters your home. When plantation shutters are made to measure of high-quality wood, an absorbing barrier is created across the window. Thick louvres, absorbing noise, and frames that form a tight seal against your window, significantly reduce the overall noise levels. Bespoke plantation shutters suit the window they cover perfectly. They sit flush, allowing for a much more practical barrier.


Plantation shutters fitted to your street-level windows leave much less room for noise to seep into your home. Just imagine your life with no more noisy neighbours, passing traffic, or loud music invading your space, compromising your peace and quiet…

Which interior shutters are best for reducing noise?

The fundamental question: which window shutters should I install when the main priority is to eliminate noise pollution? Some styles of interior shutters are definitely better suited to houses surrounded by irritating noises.

  • Solid shutters, consisting of wooden panels basically leave no room for noise to enter your home. It goes without saying that solid shutters have great soundproofing qualities that stand above the rest.

  • If you are looking for window shutters that block out noise and offer more flexibility, you might prefer Full Height Plantation Shutters. Thanks to the addition of louvres, these shutters allow more control over light and privacy.

  • Café Style Plantation Shutters leave the top of the window exposed, unfortunately, these let in more noise than desired. Do not worry if you really like this style, we have an alternative: Tier On Tier Plantation Shutters. Plantation shutters in this configuration provide all the features of full height shutters but with the simplicity of the cafe style plantation shutters. Essentially, just like café style plantation shutters, this style offers the flexibility to control light and privacy, with an additional feature “stable door like” to close the upper half of your shutters when it gets too noisy outside.

There’s no doubt around the fact that adding window interior shutters into your home is the best way to negate the effects of noise pollution at home. Simply say no to noise! Interior shutters are your best friend!



Contact The House Of Shutters today!


If you need to reduce the levels of external noise that enters your home, simply get in touch with us today! Schedule your free in-home consultation, or just fill out the contact form to get started. We strive to give you the best advice to ensure you get the best product for its intended use.

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