How Long Do Plantation Shutters Last?

The Shutter Store 1/29/2024 12:00:00 PM

If you asked us to pick the question we hear the most, "How long do plantation shutters last?" would be very high on the list. It makes sense. Shutters are an investment and like any investment, you want to be sure your money is well spent.

In this short blog, we’ll talk about shutter’s timeless appeal, what they’re made from, and ask the question: What is the lifespan of plantation shutters? So, if you have a few minutes, keep reading.

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The Timeless Appeal of Plantation Shutters

Unlike a lot of décor trends, wooden window shutters have a certain timeless appeal. Think about it. You don’t look at a set of shutters and think, “Those look very 1970s”. At the same time, a set of shutters on a historical TV show doesn’t look out of place either. See, what did we tell you? Timeless.

It’s this classic design that keeps them stylish regardless of how often you update your home's interior. Switching up your 50s-inspired décor for a more modern and minimalist look? No problem. Your shutters can stay right where they are.

Their enduring style makes them an ideal choice for homeowners looking for long-term value. Plus, they’re no slackers in the looks department either.

How Long Do Plantation Shutters Last?

The lifespan of plantation shutters is one of their biggest selling points. When compared to drapes, blinds, and other window dressings, there’s no competition.

On average, good quality plantation shutters – the only kinds we sell – can last for years, decades even. We’re so confident, in fact, that ever customer gets a 36 month guarantee on every order.

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All About the Materials

A significant factor in the durability of plantation shutters is the quality of materials and craftsmanship. At The Shutter Store, we use only the finest materials, ensuring that each shutter is robust and built to last. Whether you choose from our hardwoods or waterproof vinyl shutters, you can be sure of the quality.

Maintenance for Longevity

Taking good care of your plantation shutters is key to giving them a long and happy life. Regular dusting and gentle cleaning with a damp cloth will keep them looking fresh. Remember to avoid harsh chemicals and abrasive cleaning tools that can damage their finish. With proper care, your shutters will be a standout feature of your home for years to come.

Shutters: A Smart Investment

If you’re looking for a long-lasting and timelessly stylish window treatment solution, you’ve found it. Their timeless appeal, coupled with high-quality materials and construction, means you’ll have guests admiring your shutters for years to come.

If you have questions for us, we’d love to hear from you. Send an email today to or click the live chat icon at the bottom right of the screen to chat to an advisor (during work hours).