Plantation window blinds, also called plantation shutters, are a beautiful, versatile and cost-efficient addition to your home. They are pleasing to the eye and give any room a warm and welcoming feel and can even help you save money on heating bills. 

If you’re looking to buy plantation style window blinds or want to know more, keep reading.

Features of Plantation Window Blinds 

Plantation style window blinds are great interior design choices. You will see all of these benefits from plantation blinds and more. 

Versatile Design 

Plantation style window blinds come in a wide array of colors, materials, and sizes. Blinds can even be custom made to fit your windows if standard sizes are not applicable. It is easy to measure your windows on your own to determine the dimensions of the blinds you need. 

They are an increasingly popular choice in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, offices, and living rooms. They are can increase the resale value on your home as they are such a sought after addition in homes today. 

Easy to Clean and Maintain 

To keep your plantation shutter window blinds looking like new, you’ll need to clean them regularly. It is recommended that you dust the blinds with something that fits easily between the slats, like a microfiber cleaning cloth every week or whenever you notice they need to be wiped down. 

To wash the, you will need a cleaner safe to use with the type of blinds you have. Plantain blinds are made of vinyl, engineered wood, and real wood. To clean vinyl or engineered wood blinds, you can use water with a little bit of dishwashing liquid to wipe them down. Wood is easily damaged, so only use products safe for real wood, such as oil soap. 


Plantain style blinds are slightly more costly than other types of window coverings, but that is because they are built to last. Curtains or regular window shades are more easily damaged and will likely need replacement sooner than plantation blinds. 

Energy Efficient 

The cost of plantation blinds and installation is worthwhile, as they may save you money in the long run. Plantation blinds are made of thick and sturdy material that acts as insulation for your windows. They are great at maintaining the temperature of a room and can even cut down on your energy bills.  

Installation and Repair 

The process of installing plantation blinds is quick and may be able to be done by an experienced do-it-yourselfer, but it is best to leave it to the professionals. The average time between consultation and installation of plantation blinds is about six weeks. 

If your plantain style window blinds ever do get damaged, they can be repaired. Whether your child has broken a few slats of your dog has used them as a chew toy, Van Gogh is experienced in repairing any kind of damage. 

Ready to Invest? 

Plantation window blinds make a great addition to any room. The benefits, versatility, easy maintenance, durability, energy costs savings, and simple installation and repair, making them a must-have for home buyers and decorators. If you are ready to update the look and feel of your home, contact us for a consultation for plantation-style window blinds.