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How Much Do Plantation Shutters Cost?

When you make custom plantation shutters, you’re making a big investment in your Greensboro residence. Quality shutters are an ageless classic that can last for many years and might even improve your house’s resale value. In contrast to other window treatments, they provide unmatched light management and energy efficiency.

As plantation shutters are a permanent window treatment, they also tend to be more expensive. So, we know you presumably have many questions about how expensive plantation shutters are! This is often the top query our designers get asked during a free consultation.

It’s important to realize that many differing aspects influence how much your shutters will cost. Some of these involve your window size and shape, the materials you select and what customization options you are seeking.

At Louver Shop of Greensboro, we produce our shutters specifically to work with your windows. And it’s our aim to make creating custom shutters a simple and even pleasant process. It all begins during a free consultation, where you’ll get our Louver Shop Complete Comfort Pricing™ quote. That way, you’ll know exactly how much your project will be. There’s never any secret costs or eleventh-hour charges.

As you plan your upcoming window treatment project, we’ve compiled a couple of national averages to help make the process a little bit simpler.

Average Cost for Wood Plantation Shutters

When you think of plantation shutters, you’ll likely envision wood shutters. These are the most classic style of interior shutters, and superior ones, like ones made by Louver Shop of Greensboro incorporate furniture-grade basswood. This wood is extremely light, making it a fantastic option for shutters on big windows in your living room, bedroom or any space with little humidity.

Based on national averages compiled by HomeAdvisor and HomeGuide, wood shutters usually run between $200–$400 per panel, or $400-$800 per standard 3’ x 5’ window. Your total cost may be less or more, subject to your one-of-a-kind home, its kind of windows and its window proportions.

Average Expense for Polymer Shutters

Due to the material they’re crafted from, polymer plantation shutters are fantastic for spaces with harsh sunlight or extreme humidity. Polymer can withstand these conditions without drooping, cracking or yellowing, all while insulating up to three times better than wood.

But not all polymer shutters are the same. Some are empty, which means they’ll lose their form as the years go by. At Louver Shop of Greensboro, we create these shutters using a special polymer that’s dense yet lightweight, offering you many years of trouble-free performance.

Since these shutters are synthetic, they’re not as expensive as wood. Polymer runs about $200–$300 per panel, or $400-$600 per standard 3’ x 5’ window, based on national averages collected by HomeAdvisor and HomeGuide. You could end up spending less or more, as prices are based on window kinds and measurements.

Other Costs to Think About When Creating Plantation Shutters

On average, most homeowners in the U.S. spend approximately $1,450 and $3,360 on plantation shutters for their house, according to HomeGuide. The national average is typically $2,350.

An additional expense to think about with plantation shutters is installation because these window treatments are permanently attached to the window frame. Other companies typically make you pay for installation, which can be as high as $100 hourly, according to HomeAdvisor. At Louver Shop of Greensboro, you’ll receive free standard installation from our factory-trained specialists.

When you partner with Louver Shop of Greensboro, you’ll also receive access to special pricing and financing for qualified customers that will make your new plantation shutters fit your budget. Ask your local consultant for more details during your free consultation.

There’s a reason why Louver Shop of Greensboro is the number one choice for plantation shutters. We bring all the styles to your home during your consultation, and then our pros will take on all the difficult work from then on.

We’re pleased to provide an uncomplicated ordering process and fast turnaround¬—frequently in just less than three weeks. But our work doesn’t quit there. We stand behind our shutters with one of the best limited lifetime warranties available. Ready to get started making yours? Contact us at 888-428-1415 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation now!