What are Basswood Shutters?
- Basswood Shutters are made of the finest selection of timbers and is kiln dried to a precise percentage to ensure long lasting stability.
- Basswood Shutters are made with premium furniture quality timber which provides strength and durability.
- Basswood Shutters are coated with High Tensile Coatings that will not peel or crack.
- Basswood Shutters are a great insulator, they help to keep homes cooler in summer and warmer in winter.
All Basswood Shutters are painted with a comprehensive two part lead free polyurethane coating. The coating process consists of five individual coats, hand sanded between each coat.
The two part polyurethane coating is the favoured paint of the boat building industry due to its colour brilliance, durability and resistance to cracking and peeling. These qualities make the paint an ideal selection to withstand the heat and UV rays of Australian windows
The paint (primer and top coat) has been tested for VOCs and the results show that this paint complies with the European Standard EN71 Part 3: 1994 + A1:2000 + AC:2002 and it also complies with the limit levels of VOCs recommended by the National Health Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia.
Care and Maintenance Basswood Shutters
Cleaning and Care
The surfaces of the Basswood Shutters will collect a layer of dust over time. Normal and regular dusting with a soft damp cloth will remove this build up.
If further cleaning is required then wash with mild soap (mild household dishwashing liquid), water and a soft cloth. Ensure the surfaces are then dried off with a soft cloth.
For stubborn dirt and stains use a mild, water-based household cleaner only.
Never use harsh cloths, harsh abrasives, chlorine or ammonia based chemicals or cleaners on the OPC Fauxwood and Basswood Shutters surfaces as they may affect the surface appearance and longevity.
View our gallery to see our Basswood shutters installed at client’s homes.