A plantation shutter, also known as a window shutter is a solid window covering made of horizontal rails and vertical stiles. Louvers, solid panels, fabric, and glass are put within the frame. Shutters are used for various reasons which includes controlling the amount of sunlight entering the living spaces, weather protection, as well as maintaining privacy and security. Shutters are also an important component when it comes the aesthetics and design of a home or office.

Window shutters include both interior shutters, installed on the inside of a house and exterior shutters on the outside of a structure. It is common to have shutters to cover the doors as well as the windows. In selecting shutters for your home or office, there are many factors to consider.

Firstly, louver sizes range from 1 7/8″ and go all the way up to 5 1/2″ for tall windows. The wider the louver, the wider the vantage point between the louvres. One advantage of large Louvres is that when you fully close the  louvers, there is minimum amount of light penetration.

Secondly, tilt rods are used to operate the louvres up and down. There are conventional tilt rods and the hidden tilt rods, also known as ‘’Clearview’’. There are two forms of header options for the conventional tilt rods namely, a simple “mouse hole” and a liberty arch cutout.

Thirdly, there are various variations of frames for plantation shutters from simple bull nose to detailed molding. Hinges also vary from being surface mounted to a higher end motorized hinges. Hinge colors range from silver, powder coated, painted, antique brass, bronze oil rubbed or even brass. Customers can choose shutters from a wide range of colors and stains to match the color and interior of the rooms. In terms of panel configurations, options available include from a cafe style shutters to double hung shutters.

At Thousand Oaks Upholstery of Thousand Oaks, we offer a huge range of plantation shutters for all residential and commercial buildings.

Thousand Oaks Upholstery of Thousand Oaks provides plantation shutters in the following service areas including; Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Bell Canyon, Calabasas, Calabasas Hills, Camarillo, Chatsworth, Encino, Hidden Hills, Hidden Valley, Lake Sherwood, Malibu, Malibu Lake, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Ojai, Oxnard, Pacific Palisades, Porter Ranch, Santa Rosa Valley, Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Topanga, Valley Village, West Hills, Thousand Oaks, Woodland Hills, Wood Ranch.

 

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Plantation Shutters

A plantation shutter, also known as a window shutter is a solid window covering made of horizontal rails and vertical stiles. Louvers, solid panels, fabric, and glass are put within the frame. Shutters are used for various reasons which include controlling the amount of sunlight entering the living spaces, weather protection, as well as maintaining privacy and security. Shutters are also an important component when it comes to the aesthetics and design of a home or office.

Window shutters include both interior shutters, installed on the inside of a house and exterior shutters on the outside of a structure. It is common to have shutters to cover the doors as well as the windows. In selecting shutters for your home or office, there are many factors to consider.

Firstly, louver sizes range from 1 7/8″ and go all the way up to 5 1/2″ for tall windows. The wider the louver, the wider the vantage point between the louvers. One advantage of large Louvres is that when you fully close the louvers, there is a minimum amount of light penetration.

Secondly, tilt rods are used to operate the louvers up and down. There are conventional tilt rods and the hidden tilt rods, also known as ‘’Clearview’’. There are two forms of header options for the conventional tilt rods namely, a simple “mouse hole” and a liberty arch cutout.

Thirdly, there are various variations of frames for plantation shutters from simple bull nose to detailed molding. Hinges also vary from being surface mounted to a higher end motorized hinges. Hinge colors range from silver, powder coated, painted, antique brass, bronze oil rubbed or even brass. Customers can choose shutters from a wide range of colors and stains to match the color and interior of the rooms. In terms of panel configurations, options available include a cafe style shutters to double hung shutters.

At Thousand Oaks Upholstery of Thousand Oaks, we offer a huge range of plantation shutters for all residential and commercial buildings.

Thousand Oaks Upholstery of Thousand Oaks provides plantation shutters in the following service areas including; Westlake, Thousand Oaks, Bell Canyon, Calabasas, Calabasas Hills, Camarillo, Chatsworth, Encino, Hidden Hills, Hidden Valley, Lake Sherwood, Malibu, Malibu Lake, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Oak Park, Ojai, Oxnard, Pacific Palisades, Porter Ranch, Santa Rosa Valley, Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, Topanga, Valley Village, West Hills, Thousand Oaks, Woodland Hills, Wood Ranch.