Plantation Shutters Living Room



Plantation shutters are available in various materials, such as wood, vinyl, or composite. Each material has advantages and considerations, including durability, maintenance requirements, and cost. Select a material that suits your preferences and fits within your budget.


Different materials require different maintenance routines. For example, wood shutters may need periodic refinishing or sealing, while vinyl or composite shutters are generally low maintenance. Consider your willingness and ability to maintain the shutters over time.


Consider how you want to operate the shutters. They can be designed to open and close fully or have a split configuration, allowing you to independently control the upper and lower sections. Based on your convenience and aesthetic preferences, decide on the preferred operating mechanism, such as a tilt rod or hidden tilt.

Style and Aesthetics

Consider the overall design and style of your living room. Choose plantation shutters that complement the existing decor and enhance the visual appeal of the space.

The best material for modern living room plantation shutters

Living Room Shutters Range

best material for plantation shutters

Basswood Shutters

  • Combine strength and durability
  • Authentic & timeless appearance
  • Superior finishing properties
  • Excellent insulation properties
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Paulownia Shutters

  • Lightweight yet sturdy wood
  • The most cost-effective choice
  • Natural long-lasting beauty
  • Style flexibility and innovation
PVC Plantation Shutters

PVC Shutters

  • Competitively priced
  • Made of easy-care vinyl
  • Exceptional everyday performance
  • Engineered for precise installation
The most common design style of plantation shutters for living room windows

Popular Shutter Styles

full height shutters

Full Height Shutters

Full-height shutters are one of our most popular and adaptable installation styles, covering the entire height of the window. The shutters function as two independent panels on each side of the window that can be operated independently. This means you can choose whether to let light in by opening the panels or add privacy by completely closing them.

tier on tier shutters

Tier on Tier Shutters

Thanks to the panels, the top set can swing open independently of the bottom set. As a result, privacy and the capacity to receive natural light are entirely at their discretion. They are the perfect option for persons whose windows look out onto streets or other public spaces where curious people might disturb their privacy because of their versatility.

cafe style shutters

Cafe Style Shutters

The cafe-style shutters are ideal for ground-level windows and townhouses because it leaves the top open and only use shutters for the bottom section of the frame. Cafe-style shutters are commonly used on tall windows the same height as the walls in a room. This style can maximize light while also providing flexible privacy options.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why are plantation shutters ideal for living rooms?

One of the most significant advantages of living room shutters is that they provide complete control over the light. You can completely close them to make your room cozier or fully open them to let in the sunlight. With plantation shutters, you can adjust the slats to let in less light for a more relaxed atmosphere.

What is the most popular living room window shutter style?

Any variation of full-height shutters is the most popular style for living rooms, as they provide the most privacy coverage when the panels are closed and the lightest control when open. It is also versatile and can be installed in almost any window size or shape.

Which material is most commonly used for living room shutters?

It depends on the size of your living room windows and what you want to achieve with your shutters. PVC and hardwood shutters are unquestionably popular material choices for most rooms. However, I suppose you are unsure what you are looking for. In that case, our highly experienced surveyors are here to offer you expert advice while measuring up your windows, making the decision process as stress-free and easy as possible.

Is it possible for my shutters to match the color of my living room?

We can usually match most paints and would appreciate it if you could send us a swatch of your color to be checked using electronic eye technology. However, please remember that we are using an electronic eye and painting on a natural product, so we cannot always guarantee an exact match.