Designing Your Plantation Shutters
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Review these items to help you design your Shutters. Color, Frame Styles, Tilt Options, Divider Rails, Sill Frames, T Posts, Doors, Panel Configuration and Hinging.
• Due to the nature of manufacturing, colors may vary slightly between dye lots. Please order all shutters for the Same room at the same time. Slight variations may also occur between the finished products and the color samples
While we strive to provide accurate color representation. Differences in monitors, etc., can produce images that may not be an exact match. If you need an exact match please contact us for a free wood sample color (not available for composites).
Composite "Faux Wood" Colors
Silk White................. 2922
Antique White 1026
Base White 1051
Crisp White 1712
Dover White 1683
Scan of popular Wood Plantation Shutter Stains
Color Matching - In addition to the collection’s stock paints and stains, Traditions Wood Shutters can be color matched to any Traditions wood blinds or competitive Shutters. Due to the nature of manufacturing, colors may vary slightly between dye lots. Please order all shutters for the same room at the same time. Slight variations may also occur between the finished products and the color samples.
Custom Color - Graber offers the only national custom color program for Shutters. Our design team will match any color swatch or sample provided. Contact us if you need a custom color match. (Wood Only)
Custom Made Plantation Shutters are not returnable. Careful shutter measuring and ordering are very important to insure a satisfying experience. Therefore we would like to help you avoid any problems. You can e-mail or fax or call us with your Shutter order so we may look for any errors before your order goes into production. We will do our best to help you avoid any costly mistakes. Feel free to call us with any questions.
Cafe' (Not recommended for composites)
Arches - Template required for non perfect arches (Wood Only)
French Door cut outs (Wood Only)
Bi-Pass or Bi-Fold Track System (Composites whites only)
21/2" Louver Traditional in style and widely used louver size
31/2" Louver Offers more visibility and light control than small louver
41/2" Louver Provides the greatest visibility through the open louvers
Hidden Tilt Bar
Hide-a-Tilt™ Option shutter panel, eliminating the traditional tilt bar and creating an unobstructed view, as well as a clean linear appearance.
Standard Front Tilt Bar
The T Post is very common component, added vertically into shutter frames to allow for more panels needed in a larger window.
Divider Rails, divides Shutter Panel into multiple operating sections. Top section is open and bottom section is closed.
Divider rail requirements
21/2", 31/2" & 41/2" Wood Shutters
1. For panel up to 30" wide, divider rails are required over 84" height for added strength.
21/2", 31/2" & 41/2" Composite Shutters
1. Required over 72" panel height for panel strength
•White • Off White • Bright Brass • Antique Brass • Satin Nickel
Sill Frame on bottom for existing Sills.
Bi-Pass, the Bi-Pass has a track system on the top frame with rollers that operate much like a closet door. The panels slide to the side for door access and glass cleaning. Both panels are moveable.
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