How to Pick Shutter Colors for Your Chicago Home

When choosing shutter colors in Chicago, you’ll want take into consideration what style you’re going for. What look are you trying to achieve? If your walls are white and you’re looking for shutters that match them, Polywood® shutters with our premium white paint is your best choice. Do you want to coordinate with the wood stain of your furniture, floor, or trim? Ovation® wood shutters are right for you. If you want a shutter color that will stand out against your dark paint – or let your furniture and accessories pop, you can paint Polywood shutters in a custom color to bring out those colors.

If your windows are already covered with shutters, you may desire to choose shutter colors that match the current décor. Whether you opt for a striking contrast or a clean match, you can have your plantation shutters custom-finished, stained, and painted to match your taste.


Available Paints and Stains For Shutters in Chicago

Polywood shutters come in smooth and woodgrain finishes. They can be ordered in three standard shades of white, and can be custom painted based on the paint number you select. Polywood is also offered in 2 premium wood stain colors: Chestnut and Dark Walnut.

Ovation shutters are offered in sandblasted or smooth finishes in 28 wood stain colors and 11 paint colors to match your room’s decor.

Rest assured in choosing these paints and stains as they don't emit dangerous gases or have any toxic substances. Our green manufacturing process ensures there are no harmful chemicals in our plantation shutter products. Thanks to this process, your family can safely enjoy your new window treatments. Read more about our green manufacturing process.

How Can Chicagoans Get Paint and Stain Samples?

The ideal way to decide on the perfect shutter colors is to compare paint and stain samples in person. And, we couldn’t agree more. We show you samples of every stain and paint color so you can take the louver sample in your hand and visualize how it looks on your window. Our customers in Chicago appreciate browsing through paint and stain samples before ordering their shutters. Learn more about our free in-home consultation.