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What Are The Different Kinds Of Plantation Shutter Options In San Jose?

November 30, 2023

The leading plantation shutters come customized to fit your specific needs and windows. But it can be challenging to pick what you want with so many possibilities. Which color will blend with your decor? What type of tilt rod is best for your installation? What frame is suitable for the window? Here are some suggestions for crafting the ideal window treatments with your preferred plantation shutter options in San Jose.

Picking Plantation Shutter Colors In San Jose

Dark wood plantation shutters on a window above a beige couch
You’ll find numerous appealing colors of plantation shutters in San Jose. Premium wood Ovation® shutters are available in a wide variety of paint and wood stain colors. Moisture-resistant Polywood® shutters are available in three different white hues. Get inspired with these interior window shutter color ideas for San Jose homes:
  • Choose clean white Polywood shutters to harmonize with fashion-forward decor.
  • Choose wood shutters in a stain or paint color that complements current wood elements in your home.
  • Utilize wood shutters to incorporate richness and warmth to your home’s style.
  • Use white shutters to contrast with bold wall colors.
  • Go with bright white shutters to easily blend with any decor.

Sunburst’s Shutter Designer tool can help you see your the various shutter colors next to your wall and how the many plantation shutter options in San Jose work together. Click here to check out the Shutter Designer.

Understanding Your Options For Shutter Tilt Rods

White Polywood shutters with hidden tilt rods on windows in a living room
The tilt rod controls a shutter’s louvers and adjusts them in unison. Traditional tilt rods can be seen on the face of your shutter panels. If you prefer something different, you can have hidden tilt rods incorporated into the rear edge of your shutters.


If you would find it beneficial to open the upper louvers for daylight and keep the bottom louvers shut for privacy, ask for a divider rail or split tilt rods. Both options let you adjust the top portion of your louvers separately from the bottom section.

How To Select A Plantation Shutter Frame

 Large window with interior shutters in a kitchen.
Based on what type of interior shutter you choose, you’ll have various options for frame styles. Working with your shutter design consultant, figure out what kind of frame will work with your window first. They can tell you if your window should have an inside- or outside-mounted frame (or if either is suitable), and what kinds you can pick from.

When you are aware of your choices, have a good time picking one that complements your home’s style. Think about picking a

  • Frame with a sill design if your window has a protruding sill on it.
  • Frame that looks similar to your crown molding.
  • Craftsman frame if you live in a Craftsman home.
  • Decorative frame.

Picking The Size Of Your Interior Shutter Louver

Choosing a louver size primarily is a matter of personal taste. Do you enjoy the look of wide louvers, narrow louvers, or something in between? You should consider how the louvers look when open and closed. Sunburst Shutters offers louvers in three widths: 2.5”, 3.5”, and 4.5”. The skinnier the louvers, the more there will be in the shutter panels. The many horizontal lines can impede your vision when the shutter panel is closed and the louvers are tilted open. You may opt for the 4.5” options if that’s a concern. Although, the 3.5” width is unquestionably the most popular size.

Find The Right Interior Shutters At Sunburst Shutters San Jose

Explore your plantation shutter options in San Jose at Sunburst. During your free in-home consultation, we’ll help you decide what features will offer the best interior shutter. Contact us at 916-542-1305 or fill out the form below to arrange yours today.