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Are Vinyl Shutters or Wood Shutters Better for My Home in Charleston?

Plantation shutters are a timeless look for your Charleston space.

These indoor shutters offer the epitome of privacy and light control. They may even lower your utility bill and make your home more valuable.

It’s critical to keep material top of mind while selecting shutters. Two in-demand options are wood and vinyl, which is often called faux wood.

While both materials look similar at first glance, they provide unique benefits.

We’ll outline the differences during a free, in-home consultation. See samples of our custom, American-made plantation shutters during a no-obligation meeting. All from the comfort of your living room!

 

Benefits of Wood Shutters

Wood shutters are the industry standard in interior shutters.

An ideal combination of light and strong, these timeless shutters last for years. With painted or stained finishes, wood shutters add an inviting quality to your space.

Available in painted or stained finishes, wood shutters add a warm, classic look to your space.

 

Heritage Shutters

Our exclusive Heritage shutters make a striking, graceful statement.

We handcraft their extra-thick panels from the finest American hardwoods for a luxurious appearance. And complete them with an extra-hard Diamond Coat to stave off moisture and enhance longevity.

 
 

Signature Shutters

Looking for a striking visual effect? Our Signature shutters feature beveled louvers and a contoured tilt bar.

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Benefits of Vinyl Shutters

Vinyl is a very cost-effective plantation shutter. The louvers on these shutters vary from hollow to solid. We use quality solid louvers to ensure you can enjoy your shutters for many years.

 

LouverWood™ Shutters

We make our faux wood shutters with LouverWood™. This contemporary synthetic insulates three times better than wood.

This material delivers efficiency you can see on your electricity bill. LouverWood™ shutters are preferable to hollow vinyl or composite. They utilize a solid cellular PVC that won’t warp or crack. Even under high temperatures and increased humidity.

That makes LouverWood™ shutters an excellent selection for rooms with more moisture—such as bathrooms, laundry rooms or kitchens, as well as coastal spaces. Our proprietary material resists water, scratches and fading, so you can have years of enjoyment from your shutters.

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Benefits of Hybrid Plantation Shutters

Hybrid plantation shutters offer the best of both materials—the strength of wood and the powerful insulation of synthetics.

 

Classic Shutters

Our bestselling Classic shutters have the most popular features of our premium shutters. All at an incredible value. These shutters have a sturdy hardwood frame with energy-saving cellular PVC louvers.

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Louver Shop of Charleston Plantation Shutters: Made to Last

When you buy plantation shutters from Louver Shop of Charleston, you receive quality American craftsmanship that will be beautiful for years. We guarantee it by backing our work with one of the best warranties available.

Our Charleston design experts can help make your home look just how you picture it. Get started by planning a free, in-home consultation today.

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