If you’re furnishing a new home/office or renovating your existing one, Plantation Shutters are an affordable option. These are unique and modern window coverings and come in a variety of styles and colours. When opened, plantation shutters offer a pleasant view and let in plenty of natural light. When you close the shutters, it provides complete privacy and block out heat and sunlight. The main distinctive characteristic of plantation shutters is their broad louvres. A louvre is a kind of system involving a horizontal arrangement of materials. In plantation shutters, these materials are often slates or blades of glass, wood or metal. Each blade or slat changes in width depending on the size of blade you choose. Earlier, people installed plantation shutter outside their windows which are known as external shutters. But nowadays, you can install these in inside your window (internal shutters). They can also either be adjustable (movable) or fixed window treatments.