Measuring for Full Height Shutters

Your new Full Height shutters will fit perfectly if you follow our simple step-by-step measuring instructions.

Important Notes

Important Information

Inspect openings for any obstructions such as window furniture, inward opening doors or existing architrave etc. Shutter style, frame choice and blade size all have implications on how the shutter is installed.

*Please note that these measurements instructions are not suitable for bay windows



L Frames and Z Frames are suitable for inside recess.
A standard frame is 49.8mm deep; 63mm blades do not protrude out the back of the frame.


Check depth of reveal clearance

Minimum clearance for blade size are as follows:

  • 63mm—18.05mm
  • 76mm—24.4mm
  • 89mm—30.8mm

Divider Rails (Mid Rail)

Divider rails are automatically added on shutter panels over 1700mm in height and will be placed in the optimum position, usually halfway.
However, if your panel is 609mm wide, the required height is 1524mm.

Step 1

Placing Mid Rail on different position

Placing a Mid Rail to meet a break in the window, measure from the bottom of the opening to the centre of the intended divider rail height.

Step 2

Enter the Mid Rail Height

Mark this measurement within “Mid Rail Height” option while customising your Shutter.

Full Height - Inside Recess

To mount the Shutter inside your window recess follow these instructions.

Step 1

Check for handle obstructions

Inside mount showing L-frame position, ensuring that window does not interfere with the action of the shutters.

Step 2

Measure the Width

Measure the width of your window recess in three places. Use the smallest measurement as your width and deduct 5mm.
This is your width measurement.

Step 3

Measure the Drop

Then measure the drop of your window recess in three places. Use the smallest measurement as your drop and deduct 5mm.
This is your drop measurement.

Step 4

Enter your Measurements

Go to your chosen product, enter your width and drop measurements.