PVC or Polysatin Shutters
Polysatin or PVC Shutters are a great choice for almost any space. The durable finish and color make it a great choice for areas within a home that are not suitable for wood shutters due to high humidity such as washrooms or where high traffic makes dirt an issue. Polysatin Shutters wipe down easily and last for years some of the other choices include:
- Louver size 2 1/2, 3 1/2" 4 1/2"
- Inside mount and outside mount frames
- Tilt bar location or shutter gear system
- Panel configuration
- Hinge color
- Divider rails and split tilt bars.
Another great choice available with Polysatin Shutters is the use of Bifold or Bypass shutter systems. These tracking systems allow shutters that would normally be too wide to be made without the use of t-posts.
PVC, Polysatin and Plastic many window covering companies use these terms to describe shutters that are not wood. All of these terms are acceptable to use to describe PVC shutters however it is important to draw a few lines when choosing PVC shutters.
- Green and Low VOC products. The PVC shutters are a plastic product and plastics are naturally volatile when they are exposed to light and heat. It is important to choose a shutter that is certified as Greenguard or Low VOC to make sure that you are maintaining a safe and kid friendly home.
- Outdoor grade PVC. High grade PVC will not fade, warp, discolor or become brittle over time.
- Warranty. The warranty will tell you right away whether or not to purchase from an established manufacturer. Look for a Lifetime Warranty as opposed to a Limited warranty and the top manufacturers offer 25 years.
- Manufacturers. Avoid the low end brands or companies that make their own shutters. Purchase shutters from well know manufacturese such as Hunter Douglas and Maxxmar to make sure that the warranty will be there if and when you need it.