How to DIY Plantation Shutters

By Coverly Shutters

If you're a homeowner craving the timeless charm of plantation shutters, but are wary of excessive local company prices, we're here to help! There's no need to break the bank. You can save substantially by purchasing and installing your shutters yourself: a much more affordable and feasible task than you may think. So, why not empower yourself with a bit of DIY spirit and take charge? 

" offers top-notch plantation shutters ranging from $23-$30/sqft, compared to the steep prices of local companies that can reach $30-$50/sqft. An incredible cost-saving opportunity awaits you!"

  • Savings: With, you can save a substantial amount on your plantation shutters, thanks to reasonable pricing.
  • Quality: Despite the lower cost, quality is never compromised. The shutters you will receive are top-notch and will serve you for years.
  • Empowerment: By buying and installing your plantation shutters yourself, you're not only saving money but also learning and mastering a new skill.

Your Path to Affordable and Quality Plantation Shutters Starts Here 

In this article, we will guide you step-by-step on how to navigate to not only purchase but also install your shutters conveniently from the comfort of your home. From choosing the right shutters for your home type to mastering the installation process, we've got your back!

Selecting the Right Plantation Shutters 

Before hitting the 'purchase' button, it's important to ensure that you've chosen the right plantation shutters for your home. Different homes have different styles, which means that what works for one home might not necessarily work for another. 

On, you can select from a variety of shutter styles. Each style is priced per square foot which ranges from $23-$30 as compared to the typical retail price of $30-$50 per square foot. That's not just cost-effectiveness, but also attaining the best quality for a reasonable price. 

How to Measure for Your New Plantation Shutters 

Measuring your window spaces accurately is a must-do before you make a purchase. This ensures that your shutters will fit perfectly upon installation. For a detailed guide on how to accurately measure for your plantation shutters, we recommend you visit our How to Measure page on 

Getting Questions Answered

The design process for window shutters can seem daunting at first. There are over 15 steps involved and you don't want to mess anything up. It gets to the point that you abandon the process alltogether! Luckily, there are tooltips on every step to help guide you through the process. Even more importantly, you can use the live chat button in the corner of your screen to reach a Coverly shutter expert at anytime!

Helpful Tip: If your windows are all very similiar, you can go through the design process for one shutter, press "Add To Cart", navigate to your cart, and press "Add Similar". This will configure your next shutter with all the same selections and you can make small changes if necessary (window label, width or height measurement, ect), without all the extra work!

Completing Your Purchase 

Once you've taken accurate measurements and selected the type of plantation shutters that best work for your home, you're all set! But before you proceed to checkout, be sure to review your cart items. After confirming that your order is correct, proceed to checkout and follow the prompts to complete your purchase. 

Installation of Your New Shutters 

But what about installation, you ask? No worries! With our comprehensive and easy-to-follow Installation Guides available on, you will have your new shutters up in a jiffy. Installation is simpler than a local company might have you think, and doing it yourself not only saves you money but also gives you the satisfaction of a job well done! 

Buying plantation shutters from and doing a DIY installation is a money-smart and satisfying solution for any homeowner. Start your journey to better, more affordable shutters today!