Architraves

What is an architrave?

An architrave is the frame around your window, which serves as a decorative trim around door frames and windows.

There are several different types of architraves. Not all windows will have an architrave. If your window does have an architrave, we will need to identify the style in order to determine how to measure your shutters and ultimately, how they will be installed.

What kind of architrave do I have?

Bullnose Architrave

A Bullnose Architrave is a flat frame with a curved edge.

Bullnose

Decorative Architrave

 

A decorative Architrave will feature grooves and un-level surfaces. (Think Victorian style house).

Decorative

Square Architrave

 

A Square  Architrave will have straight angles and no curves.

Square

Z-Frame with architraves

Support Images Z frame with architraves2

L-FRAME inside mount WITH ARCHITRAVES

Support Images L frame with architraves

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Gilad Baker
By: Gilad Baker Published: 12 Feb 2018