Plantation shutters in a dining room

What Are The Different Styles of Interior Shutters?

January 20, 2017

Indoor shutters can be constructed for different sizes and types of windows in your home. But not all indoor shutters are equal. There are a number of different types of shutter to available, and different options within those styles with regards to construction, louver size, and beyond.

Let's talk about the different options you have for indoor shutters, and how each one can add to your house.

Interior Plantation Shutters In Salt Lake City, Utah

Plantation Shutters In A Salt Lake City Living Room.

Photo credit: Jane Cunningham, Room Resolutions

Plantation shutters in Salt Lake City are the preferred type of shutters because they bring in the light freely when open, block the most temperature when closed – and exude elegance both ways.
 
The wide louvers, or shutter slats, are one of the attributes that differentiate plantation shutters from other window treatments. The louvers range from 2.5” to 4.5” wide. These large slats result in a better view out your window and let more light into the room. Linking the louvers together, the stiles are the firm vertical parts of the shutter panel, that lets the louvers move as a unit.
 
We present you with four exceptional types of indoor plantation shutters that are custom crafted to fit your windows perfectly: Polywood®Ovation® woodReclaimed Wood, and Studio Shutters.
 
Polywood Shutters 
 
Made from a premium synthetic wood substitute, Polywood shutters won’t warp, split, crack, or chip. The superior colors on these indoor shutters won't fade or yellow as they’re exposed to sunlight because of our unique paint that’s baked onto each shutter and infused with UV stabilizers.
 
Ovation wood shutters 
 
Ovation shutters are built by hand with furniture-grade teak and come in a variety of stains to match your existing wood trim and furniture.
 
 Reclaimed Wood Shutters
 
Reclaimed Wood shutters are crafted from repurposed wood that was at one time a part of barns, fences, and other structures. Each wood louver is unique, and together they form a shutter that’s not only functional, but also a unique work of art for your windows.
 
 
The most recent addition to the Sunburst line, Studio Shutters are a streamlined plantation shutter that carries the same classic look as our Polywood shutters. With slightly fewer add-ons than other plantation shutters, Studio shutters are a perfect choice for homeowners who don't want to break the bank with their window treatments.
 

Traditional Colonial Shutters 

Traditional Colonial Shutters
With the traditional look of smaller louvers, colonial shutters are an older option for Salt Lake City.
 
Their louver sizes commonly range from 0.75” to 1.25”.
 
Between us, plantation shutters are the preferred type of shutter in Salt Lake City. If you’re looking for shutters that exude elegance and reduce your energy bills, louver size matters. Whereas colonial shutters are made with smaller louvers, Polywood and Ovation plantation shutters – with their energy efficiency and large louvers – are your top choice. And don’t forget: larger louvers are a piece of cake to clean and adjust.
 
Are the differences in shutters any clearer now? If you want any help with finding the best shutter fit for your Salt Lake City home, call Sunburst Shutters Salt Lake City at 801-515-3598 for a free design consultation today.
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