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To ensure you get the best possible result, we have compiled the below information: 


Plantation Shutter Sample Kits - Coming soon

Confidently measure and install for your Plantation Shutters with the iseekblinds Plantation Shutter Sample kits.  

Michael shows you just how easy it is to achieve a professional result.  Available in both Basswood and PVC, each kit contains a small panel and a sample piece of each of the frame options. Physically place these in your window to check for clearance and understand the fit to best suit your windows. These kits will ensure you get the best possible result for your Plantation Shutters and save you $1000's with Michael's easy DIY guidance. There is a $60 charge to order these kits  When you have finished with the kit, simply email iseekblinds and we will arrange to collect it.  

PVC Plantation Shutter Check Measure Work Sheets

Before you start measuring, print off our Plantation Shutter Check Measure Worksheet to record your measurements.

These check measure worksheets have been designed to ensure you capture all the details required to order your PVC Plantation Shutters.  When placing your order online, simply populate this information straight into the order form.  Easy!

Click here to download your Check Measure Worksheets for PVC Plantation Shutters 

PVC Plantation Shutter Panel Layout Charts

Michael has 2 simple rules to follow when deciding which panel layout will best suit your windows.

1. Less is more 

  • Aesthetically pleasing, it is preferable to have less panels rather than risk overcrowding your windows. Too many panels will end up blocking your light and view.

2. You must follow the window 

  • Select a layout that will compliment the flow of your windows

Maximum Panel Widths

  • The maximum individual panel width for Basswood is 950mm. Being a lightweight timber, this makes Basswood ideal for all areas in your home and specifically for larger windows.
  • The maximum individual panel width for PVC is 760mm.  Being a heavier material, PVC plantations shutters are ideal for smaller windows and 'wet' areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and laundries.  

Used in conjunction with your check measure worksheet, the Panel layout charts will help you decide on the following: 

  • Basswood or PVC
  • How many panels per window - refer to rule # 1
  • Which layout options are available based on the overall width of your window
  • Which layout options will best suit the flow of your window - refer to rule # 2


The Layout number does not equate to the number of Panels in that layout.  eg Layout 3 =  2 x panels in the configuration

Click here to download the PVC Plantation Shutter Panel Layout Chart


PVC Plantation Shutter Specifications - Coming Soon

For the dimensions of all the plantation shutter parts, download this handy guide.

Blade Profiles

Top & Bottom Rails

Mid Rails



Frames: Inside Mount L Frame, Z Frame, U Channels 

Frames: Outside Mount L Frame

Click here to download the PVC Plantation Shutter Dimensions

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