Indoor Plantation Shutters

Custom wood indoor plantation shutters are made with elliptical movable louvers.

Horizon plantation shutters are designed and crafted specifically for the window in which they will be installed.

Construction of wood plantation shutters begins with raw hand selected kiln-dried basswood.

The production process of wood plantation shutters begins with responsibly harvested hand selected, kiln-dried domestic hardwood. It is then milled into plantation shutter components and cut to length. Stiles and rails are joined together using dependable time-tested two-inch dowels glued on one-inch centers.

Wood Plantation Shutters

Stained plantation shutters are fabricated from basswood, a beautiful light-grained hardwood. Poplar, a strong straight hardwood, is used to construct painted plantation shutters. Both woods possess qualities that result in attractive, durable, furniture-quality indoor plantation shutters. Horizon custom wood window shutters have a 10 year warranty on workmanship and moving parts. Paint finishes are accompanied by a 10 year warranty, and stains are warranted for 2 years. Frames and hang strips are manufactured from the same material and finished simultaneously.

Plantation Poly Shutters

Horizon plantation poly shutters are constructed from dense polymer foam. Synthetic components are pressed and milled with a smooth surface. The resulting shutter is extremely durable and attractive. Poly shutters are painted using the same method as wood plantation shutters.

Elliptical louvers rotate on grooved nylon bushings with stainless steel pins tensioned to dependably maintain any desired position. Epoxy coated staples guaranteed not to separate connect each louver to a unifying tilt bar.

The construction of Horizon shutters is impeccable, but small details make them really stand out. Panels are mortised for hinges to achieve a tight fit against the mounting surface. Edges where two plantation shutters meet are rabbeted to reduce undesirable light gaps. These intricate aspects are often overlooked by others in the marketplace.

Precision machinery is used in manufacturing of wood indoor plantation shutters.

Assembled indoor shutters proceed to the finishing department, where either stain or paint is applied. Unlimited color options will both complement decor and preserve the window shutters for years to come. All wood interior shutters are thoroughly sanded prior to being painted or stained. Painted shutters are then sealed, re-sanded, primed, sanded again, and covered with two satin-finish top coats. Stained shutters are sprayed, hand rubbed, sealed, re-sanded, and protected with two clear top coats. Interior plantation shutters are allowed to thoroughly dry before further handling.

Individual plantation shutter panels are assembled into complete units with all hardware and frames, attached. Following a final inspection, plantation shutters are prepared for installation and carefully packed into heavy cartons for shipping.

We take great satisfaction in manufacturing the highest quality custom-made interior window shutters in the industry. Horizon plantation shutters often become the cornerstone of a well established interior design which can be enjoyed for generations.

I received my shutter order last week and they are superb! Yesterday a friend and I installed them and what a difference. The shutters were placed to separate our dining room and a new room addition. When I ordered the indoor plantation shutters I really wasn't sure whether I got the measurements right. To my surprise they fit perfectly. The quality of the craftsmanship is outstanding. Thank you for doing a fantastic job with my order. The stain could not have matched any better.

Dan L.

I have the happiest wife in the world!!! The order was received yesterday, right on the expected day, via Fed Ex and in excellent condition. Beautiful workmanship and the ease of installation was great! Know we will be back for more wood plantation shutters at a later date. A local contractor's wife is eager to see the finished product, so this could bring you additional business. Thank you so very much for your help.

Dave G.

I cannot praise Horizon Shutters enough! I ordered indoor plantation shutters for my large kitchen window. I just received them and my husband installed them with no problem, following the installation instructions. They look wonderful!! I am very satisfied with the quality of construction and materials used. I would not hesitate to recommend Horizon Shutters to any of my friends or family. Thank you!!

Maria S.

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A shutter unit that only covers the lower portion of a window.
A shutter unit that is made specifically for an individual window opening.
A horizontal bar that creates top and bottom louver sections, allowing the sections to rotate independently.
A shutter unit that has one set of shutters on the top and one on the bottom.
Ornamental wood attached to the wall to the outside of the window opening. Generally used to give the window a finished appearance.
Paint or stain.
Used for mounting custom shutter units to the outside of a window opening and can have either 2, 3, or 4 sides.
A vertical strip that extends the length of the shutter unit hinged to the outside stile of a shutter panel. Generally used for cafe type shutter units.
Measurement top to bottom of the window opening according to our measuring instructions. Or, the desired panel height for café type shutters.
A two-leaf device that connects a shutter to the mounting surface or joins two shutters together.
Movable horizontal slats contained within a shutter panel.
A rectangular cavity in shutter stile for inserting a hinge – allowing a tighter fit to the side of the window or frame.
A single shutter. Most shutter units consist of more than one shutter panel.
A cut or groove along the edge of a stile between panels that allows them to form a joint to reduce light penetration.
Horizontal bar at the top, bottom, or across the center (divider rail).
A shutter unit that has one set of shutters from top to bottom.
A window is considered square if the difference between the largest measurement and the smallest is no larger than 3/16 inches and the difference between the diagonal measurements is less than 3/16 inches.
Vertical bar found along either side of a shutter panel.
Traditional or Plantation.
The number of shutter panels from top to bottom. See single tier and double tier.
Vertical bar used for adjusting the louver position.
Shutter panels and other necessary components (frames, hardware, etc.)
that work together to fit a window opening.
Area just beyond the window opening if there is no existing trim.
Measurement side to side of the window opening according to our measuring instructions.
Vertical sides of the window opening. This area will be used to attach a shutter unit using either the INJ or INH installation methods.