3.5 Inch Plantation Shutters
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Eclipse Shutters transform ordinary windows into inspiring highlights of the home. For captivating style, time-honored practicality and simple elegance, Eclipse Shutters are an easy choice. The size of your home and windows, as well as your view, will help you decide which size plantation shutters are the best choice.
- History of 3 1/2 inch Plantation Shutters
- Benefits of 3 1/2 inch Plantation Shutters
History of 3.5” Plantation Shutters
Plantation shutters with louvers of 3 1/2 inches are commonly known as California shutters. With the louvers open, visibility is actually 56% greater than with Traditional shutters, since the opening between louvers is about an inch wider. As the name indicates, this type of shutter first become popular on the West Coast, though it now works well across the country in more contemporary homes.
Benefits of 3.5” Plantation Shutters
Plantation shutters with louvers of 3 1/2 inches wide are the perfect choice for windows that open to a beautiful view, but some privacy is also desired. They also work well for doors and room dividers. Their medium width louvers allow for increased visibility and a much clearer view than the smaller traditional shutters, though not as open a view as the wider 4 1/2 inch shutters provide. When the louvers are in the closed position, complete privacy can be attained.