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Why shutters are an inexpensive route to a high-end look

11:57AM 23 October 2019

Plantation shutters are a beautiful and stylish addition to any home, and if you want to call us biased that’s fine by us! But there’s no denying that custom-made shutters offer a very high-end look.  They increase kerb appeal, property value and a total WOW factor to your home. DIY shutters are an affordable route to achieving this.

Shutters are an inexpensive route to a high-end look - The Shutter Store
Any room can be transformed with the addition of beautiful plantation shutters.

A Long-Term Investment
It’s our belief that affordable shutters should never compromise on quality or look like ‘cheap shutters’. Our plantation shutters are made of 100% solid materials. Whether you’re opting for wood or vinyl shutters, nothing is ever hollow or composite.

We believe that your shutters should be a one-time acquisition. For durability, we use only the strongest ingredients to manufacture our shutters.

The Shutter Store’s wooden shutters are 100% solid wood and our vinyl shutters are solid polyvinyl, containing an aluminum core. You can really see and feel the contrast between our shutters and our competitors’. Check out our free samples and see for yourself!

A Design Essential
With a variety of options for colour, material, slat size and framing, your shutters are bound to complement your décor. Choose any of our paint and stain options to match your decor or plump for a head-turning contrast! Either way, shutters will always grab positive attention – especially when you’ve installed them yourself.

Why shutters are an inexpensive route to a high end look
Making a bold statement with a contrasting colour shutter will really illuminate a room.

If you think that your furniture, flooring, colour scheme or décor may change over time, maintain a neutral shutter color that will work with any style. A neutral tone shutter will never look out of place and will stand the test of time even as your taste or style might swing.

Select smaller slats and a central tilt rod for a more traditional look – ideal for farmhouse, heritage or cottage style. Choose wider slats and a hidden tilt rod for a more contemporary look – perfect for the modern home.

Shutters are an inexpensive route to a high-end look - The Shutter Store

These Alabaster kitchen shutters will match any style of décor with their neutral tones

Future Savings

Not only will shutters match and outlive your other home furnishings, but you’ll never need to spend any more on other window treatments.

You’ll never need to change curtains to fit a new colour scheme. You won’t have to keep dust off your curtains with all the hassle of cleaning them! It’s difficult to find a curtain rod, length, fabric, and style that you’ll love for years to come, and it’s likely they’ll begin to fade and discolour over time.

You can also goodbye to blinds that bunch up at the bottom of the window with strings that rarely seem to work or hold them up! No more replacing snapped or broken blinds, which are also likely to yellow over time.

Our affordable shutters are treated with several layers of UV protectant and sealant to prevent fading, or paint cracking and flaking over time.

You’ll also save money on your energy bills, as shutters insulate the room lowering how often you need to run heating and cooling. They also offer better light blockage and privacy than curtains, blinds, or shades.
Affordable Opulence

Plantation shutters always look polished and impressive, from the inside out. A ‘luxury’ window treatment, they’re elegant, low maintenance, and resilient – what more could you ask for?

You’ll turn heads in the neighbourhood with the added kerb appeal and visitors are sure to admire the deluxe look from the inside.

Estate agents and property managers will tell you that shutters are a significant asset. The return on investment will happen if you’re selling your home, as shutters increase property value.

Why shutters are an inexpensive route to a high end look
Transform both the interior and exterior of your home with DIY plantation shutters.

Our shutters are custom-made to the exact sizes you give us, right down to the sixteenth of an inch. We stock nothing on the shelf that you’ll need to cut down to fit and there’s never a need to use thick filler strips to hide big gaps.

Because they’re tailor-made for your windows, our shutters always fit like a glove and look even more stunning than ‘off the rack’ shutters.

Call off the search
If you’re tired of hunting for ‘the one’ in terms of a long-lasting window treatment, then let us help.

Luxurious shutters are more attainable and cheaper than you think. Enter your approximate dimensions to get a quick quote for plantation shutters and see how achievable the dream really is!

Check out our measuring guides for step by step instructions to get precise measurements for a perfect fit, then head to our Shop to start designing your shutters.


Contact our shutter experts anytime with any questions. Not sure what slat size or style to choose to complement your home? Give us a call or email us a picture of your room. We can accomplish any look. Your shutter journey starts here!