Plantation Shutters

The name of Plantation Shutters got from the grand houses built on South America's cotton plantations. where these shutters became commonplace both because of their aesthetic appeal and their insulating qualities. The main distinguishing characteristic of plantation shutters is their wide louvres. A louvre is a form of construction involving a horizontal arrangement of materials. The plantation shutter was installed outside their windows (exterior shutters) initially, But today, you can install these as inside window shutters (interior shutters). They can also either be movable (adjustable) or fixed window treatment with different choice on louver size, material and style. Besides. plantation shutter has the ability to keep a room warm during the winter and cool during the summer.

The Interior plantation shutters are easy to maintain. A regular wiping down with a damp soft cloth is all that is typically needed to keep it looks new and tidy. Besides decoration, Plantation shutters also give homeowners near-absolute control over privacy and air flow. Additionally, It's classic feel making them a favored choice for both interior designers and homeowners.

What are Plantation Shutters?

Plantation shutters are not as simple as they used to be. Now, window shutters can be used not only as interior and exterior shutters, but also have various shapes and styles, and each style of plantation shutter may have a different name. in Australia, Europe, America and the UK One of the most popular shutter designs in residential and commercial buildings is plantation shutters.

Where does the Name Plantation Shutters come from?

The name of the plantation shutters is derived from the large farmhouses and old plantations in the southern United States that used exterior window shutters. After applying the design of these exterior shutters to interior shutters, they found that they can effectively control the indoor temperature under extreme outdoor conditions, such as warmth or heat insulation. According to the outside weather and different times of the year, extreme temperatures can be effectively prevented.

Louvers of Plantation Shutters

plantation shutters slats

Different from other types of window treatments, plantation shutters has large shutter slats/ louvers. These are similar to the blinds effect, but plantation shutters is stronger and can be moved horizontally instead of vertically. When using window shutters, there is no need to pull the rope like blinds, just use the shutter tilt rod to move up and down to control the angle of the slats to open and close the shutters. The material of plantation shutters can range from composite materials to natural hardwood (basswood is the best material for plantation shutters). Unlike the materials used in cheap blinds, plantation shutters can be used for many years. For more, please see the comparison of plantation shutters vs blinds.

Different Types of Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are the best choice for window treatments in any room. Many people choose plantation shutters when decorating interior window treatments for their homes or businesses for the first time. This is because plantation shutters has many types for installing windows of different shapes. Custom shutters can meet the needs of homeowners. The types of interior window shutters manufactured and supplied by Goodwood are:

Plantation Shutters Style

Shutters types/ materials

Ash shutters
Basswood shutters
Pine shutters
Poplar shutters
Paulownia shutters
PVC shutters
You can also view the corresponding shutters according to different rooms and windows.


Windows & Doors

Plantation Shutter Finishes

White Painted

The painted finish is very suitable for plantation shutters. Both wooden and pvc shutters can be painted. Painted shutters usually match the colors of interior doors, skirting, chair railings, and crown mouldings. If painted shutters are scratched or dented, they must be easy to repair and paint.

Stained Finish

The stained finish is only suitable for wooden shutters. When you are looking for the rich natural beauty of wood, a stained finish is the perfect choice. Manufacturers of shutters usually use water-based paint baked in the stain treatment process to create furniture-grade finishes. It is difficult to obtain furniture-grade finishes by rubbing with your hands, because it is difficult to apply stains between shutter louvers, stiles and rails.

Goodwood Shutters

Xiamen Goodwood is a leading manufacturer and supplier of interior plantation shutters in China. All PVC shutters and wood shutters are manufactured by our plantation shutter factory in China. Plantation shutters are elegant, practical, durable and easy to maintain, and are favored by European and American shutter wholesale companies. There are more and more large shutter suppliers in the UK and Europe choose to build long-term cooperation relationships with Xiamen Goodwood, if you are interested in plantation shutters, contact us to talk about cooperation, we will help you expand your market!

If you are looking for a new reliable interior shutter manufacturer, contact us, you will find value in China Goodwood. We provide solutions for shutter business owners to save time and costs. Goodwood commit to provide customers with excellent service, satisfactory quality and competitive prices.

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Xiamen Goodwood is a China poly shutters manufacturer producing poly shutters, pvc plantation shutters, has experience in shutter assembling more than 6 years and shutter profiles extrusion more than 10 years. We have already build good relationship with some customers in australia, the USA, canada, south african, UK and Europe.

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  • Variety of color and shape.
  • Made from the actual wood, more close to nature.
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  • Custom made to perfectly fit any size windows or window shapes.

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Shaped Shutters: Goodwood can offer you the custom made shutter with any size and any shape you want to fit your windows well. Like shape including: oval, round, arched shutters, octagonal, hexagonal, sunrise-shaped, etc.

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Shutters tilt rod be used for controlling the louvers opening and closure. Goodwood has 4 different types of shutters tilt rod for your choice.