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Dispelling the Myths of Unscrupulous Reps., 25-Jul-2017

...as the initial fad of plantation window shutters gravitates into a full-blown renovation trend in South-East Queensland, things like “60% OFF SALE!”, “BUY ONE GET ONE FREE!” and basically anything with multiple exclamation marks “[insert nonsense]!!!” are becoming frustratingly prevalent.

Comparing Blinds with Window Shutters., 11-Jul-2017

Most people still refer to plantation window shutters as “blinds”, lumping them in the same category as venetian, vertical and roller blinds. But there are important differences a potential buyer should be aware of before placing an order.

K&Bs Shutters Are ACTUALLY 'Australian Made'., 09-May-2017

There are only a few companies in South-East Queensland that genuinely make their shutters in Australia. The rest of the industry ship their plantation shutters in from overseas, mostly from China and Indonesia. Read more to find out why we decided to invest in our manufacturing capabilities.

Bunnings vs. K&B., 30-Mar-2017

In the security door and screen industry, price is one of the few differentiating factors between any number of companies. But are there other factors you should consider?

K&B's 2-3 Week Turnaround Guarantee for Shutters., 12-Sep-2016

Don't fall for the import trap. Just don't. Don't do it.

Custom Made Shutters vs. Imported Shutters., 05-Sep-2016

"Custom made" is a phrase thrown around a lot by many salesy-type people in countless industries. But what does it actually mean?

Ormeau Fair 2016 - A Muddy, Windy Affair., 04-Sep-2016

Well, Ormeau's take on the Ekka has come to a close. Rumour has it there are still people ankle deep in the now-hardened soil on Brian Harris Oval...

How Do K&B's Infinity Plantation Shutters Stack Up?, 29-Aug-2016

As you surf the internet researching the various brands and types of plantation shutters, you'll notice certain phrases and words popping up with ever-increasing frequency. Let's look at how K&B's Infinity Plantation Shutters, AllviewiQ PVC Shutters and Aluminium shutters stack up against the common "unique" points of difference offered by our competitors.

What is the "Import Trap" When it Comes to Shutters?, 15-Aug-2016

Nobody likes waiting, especially when there's an alternative. And if that alternative just happens to be of the same (or arguably better) quality, is more affordable and is custom-made in South East Queensland, it's got to be -at the very least- considered.

Why You Should Buy Your Shutters From K&B., 12-Aug-2016

Other companies order their shutters ready-made from overseas (and then sit around for 6-8 weeks on their hands), whereas we designed our own system from scratch with reinforced rails, stiles and louvres (Infinity Plantation Shutters) and manufacture EVERYTHING locally, custom-made to fit your home or business.

Securing Your Business Against Theft., 27-Jun-2016

Recent crime reports released by police.qld.gov.au have focused on residential crime hotspots across Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. For employers, it's equally as important to secure your business.

K&B Nationwide! - Current eBay Listings., 09-Jun-2016

K&B Security Doors and Screens are now selling online to customers nationwide.

Critiquing Your Security Door., 16-May-2016

So, you’ve chosen to purchase a security door for your home or business. It may be from K&B or someone else. How do you actually know whether you’ve gotten what you asked for?

Shutters vs. Curtains/Blinds: The Eternal Question., 09-May-2016

Price, maintenance and security... How do shutters and curtains/blinds match-up?

The Impact... on Your Energy Bill., 04-May-2016

A custom-made security door or screen, measured and installed correctly by K&B, limits gaps and cracks you might attain by purchasing a second-hand product online, or attempting to complete the project on your own* (without sufficient knowledge). It's estimated 15-25% of heat can be lost in this way...

Facebook Photos - Shutters and More., 22-Dec-2015

...from time to time, K&B regularly uploads pictures taken by our fitters of recently completed jobs. Currently there are over...

Avoid a Christmas Catastrophe., 23-Nov-2015

Christmas is different for everyone. What we all share in Australia however, is the outrageous heat.

In-Depth - The Supa Shield "Hook-Clamp" System., 21-Oct-2015

The simplest way to compare the most common systems...

Summer is Almost Here., 17-Oct-2015

Summer is almost here in Australia. For some of us, that means...