2 Types Of Interior Wood Shutters In Chicago, IL

Richard Rampton

Wood shutters are a window covering known to be sturdy and durable. The shutter panels let you easily access the window. The shutter louvers let you adjust for privacy, light, and temperature. And they bring the natural beauty of wood to your house!

Homeowners can pick from two types of interior wood shutters in Chicago. Stained wood shutters are the traditional shutter of choice. And reclaimed wood shutters are a new shutter product, launched in early 2016.

What is the difference between stained wood shutters and reclaimed wood shutters? And which is a better fit for your windows?

Wood Shutters In Chicago

Wooden shutters are built from durable, solid hardwood. You can pick wood stains and paints so that your shutters match your décor, floor, and furniture.

Ovation wood shutters in living room with fireplace

Plantation shutters made from wood are available in these louver sizes: 4.5”, 3.5”, and 2.5”. The preferred louver size for wood shutters in Chicago is 4.5”. It gives you the most access to the view, and it’s the easiest to clean.

Control for light and privacy by adjusting your wood shutters using a tilt rod. Move the wooden louvers toward the ceiling to allow less light in. Shift them open for more brightness and view.

Reclaimed Wood Shutters in Chicago

Certified reclaimed wood shutters are a new option for wood shutters in Chicago, brought to you exclusively by Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions. The wood these shutter louvers are made from was previously part of fences, barns, and buildings. Bring the beauty of nature into your house with the weathered look of these wooden shutters.

Reclaimed wood shutters on kitchen window in Chicago

Reclaimed wood colors can vary greatly. That’s because of how the elements affect the wood. Colors can include shades of beige, brown, black, and gray. You can see color variations within a single louver, and each shutter panel. And these wooden shutters have marks, holes, and knots that are natural in reclaimed wood.

The wood shutter louvers are 3.5” wide. And you can move the louvers using a tilt rod.

See The Interior Wood Shutters Idea Gallery

We’ve installed our share of wooden shutters over the past 40 years. And we’ve gathered a sample of work we’ve done into an idea gallery for you to view online. Get inspired with interior wood shutters, Chicago!