Half Price Shutters Sale ON NOW Brisbane, Sunshine Coast & Gold Coast!

Factory Direct’s crazy half price shutters sale is NOW ON in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast & Northern NSW! That’s right, every single shutter in the Factory Direct range is 1/2 price, including our best in class aluminium shutters, timber shutters, PVC shutters and roller shutters!   If you’ve been thinking of getting shutters, make […]


The Best Fabrics & Materials For Your Outdoor Blinds & Awnings

The look, feel, and longevity of your outdoor blinds and awnings is only ever as good as the materials used. That may sound obvious, yet still too many people choose cheap and lower-quality options, not realising that initial costs saved may be negated down the line when they have to replace their prematurely weathered outdoor […]


How To Clean Awnings & Outdoor Blinds

  Whether you’re in the urban heart of Brisbane or beach side on the Sunshine Coast or Gold Coast, your outdoor blinds and awnings will face the common denominators of dust and dirt, and require some simple, basic maintenance to keep them in top shape. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that maintenance has to be […]


What To Look For When Buying PVC Shutters? Our Expert Advice

A cheap price may be tempting for bargain hunters, but it’s important to know what the true cost of saving a few dollars is – especially when it comes to buying PVC shutters. Sure, you know the spiel about low-grade products not having the same look or feel as their quality counterparts, and certainly not […]


The Essential Guide to Buying Shutters

  To the untrained (and inexperienced) eye, there might not be an easily noticeable difference between two different shutters of varying quality – at least initially, anyway. But give it a little time, and you’ll quickly learn that low-grade knock-offs simply don’t have the mileage that shutters made from high quality materials and craftsmanship do. […]


50% Off Shutters Sale On Now Brisbane, Gold Coast & Sunshine Coast

Spring is in the air and the Factory Direct Shutters, Awnings & Blinds 1/2 Price Shutters Sale is on again, just in time before summer & festive seasons hit. We’re offering a MASSIVE 50% off our entire range of high quality shutters, including environmentally friendly PVC Riviera shutters, Bermuda 2000 Aluminium Shutters and sustainable basswood […]


Outdoor Lighting Ideas For Your Patio or Deck

You’ve got your new awnings in place, now it’s time to make your outdoor space look even more beautiful with the right lighting to enhance it. Whether you’re entertaining guests, sharing a meal, or simply relaxing, there are a number of ways people make the most of their outdoor areas and the way you illuminate […]


Buying Outdoor Blinds & Awnings – 5 Tips From The Experts

Outdoor blinds & awnings can make a huge impact on the functionality and visual appeal of your home, but with a myriad of styles and fabrics to choose from, the process of picking the right one for your home or building can be daunting. Whether you’ve just begun considering your options or you’re already knee-deep […]


Basswood: The Best Choice For Timber & Wood Plantation Shutters

With so many materials to choose from, selecting the best shutters for your home can start to become a bit of an overwhelming task. Faux timber, the real thing, soft woods, hard woods; the options seem to be endless. What you should really be focusing on is finding something that has longevity and a great […]


Best Potted Plants Inspiration To Transform Your Patio or Deck

Factory Direct Shutters’ outdoor blinds and awnings go a long way in creating a brand new patio, deck, terrace or outdoor living space for you to enjoy, but that’s not the end of it. If you truly want to create something special in your backyard and maximize this new space, consider investing in some potted […]