Are Wood Shutters or Vinyl Shutters Better? | Louver Shop of Boston
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Are Vinyl Shutters or Wood Shutters Better for My Home in Boston?

Plantation shutters are a timeless look for your Boston house.

These indoor shutters provide the height of privacy and light control. They may even decrease your electricity bill and make your home more valuable.

It’s important to keep material top of mind while creating custom shutters. Two highly-requested materials are wood and vinyl, which is frequently called faux wood.

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

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

 

Benefits of Wood Shutters

Wood shutters are the absolute standard in interior shutters.

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

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

 
Shutters in Arched Windows in Living Room

Heritage Shutters

Our exclusive Heritage shutters make a strong, graceful statement.

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

 
American Walnut Interior Shutters 

Signature Shutters

Looking for a compelling 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 affordable plantation shutter. The louvers on these shutters vary from hollow to solid. We use quality solid louvers to ensure your shutters last a long time.

Louverwood Interior Shutters in Sunroom 

LouverWood® Shutters

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

This material delivers efficiency you can see on your electricity bill. LouverWood® shutters are better than hollow vinyl or composite. They are built from a solid cellular PVC that won’t warp or crack. Even under high temperatures and elevated humidity.

That makes LouverWood® shutters a great selection for rooms with a lot of moisture—such as bathrooms, laundry rooms or kitchens, as well as coastal spaces. Our proprietary material fights 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 combine the best of both materials—the durability of wood and the effective insulation of synthetics.

Hybrid Plantation Shutters in Bathroom 

Classic Shutters

Our highly-requested 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 Boston Plantation Shutters: Made to Last

When you buy plantation shutters from Louver Shop of Boston, you get quality American craftsmanship that will be elegant for years. We demonstrate it by backing our work with one of the best warranties around.

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