Differences Between Weswood Express & Designer Plantation Shutters

At Strictly Shutter, we manufacture three types of plantation shutters, Polybilt™, Weswood Express and Weswood Designer.  Polybilt™ plantation shutters are composed of poly-vinyl chloride and are a great alternative for a plantation shutter that is not wood.  The Weswood series (Express and Designer) are wood plantation shutters, that are of excellent quality for any project.

Wood Interior plantation shutters are usually made using various types of wood, with stained or painted finishes and more customizable options than any other type of imitation (or faux)  plantation shutter.  At Strictly Shutter, it came to our attention that more home owners and business projects were interested in wood interior plantation shutters, because they are sturdier for longer periods of time than their counterparts.  The one drawback to this was that wood interior plantation shutters can take more time in production than most projects wish to wait because they are customized throughout production to cater to the qualities specified by a given customer’s desires.  For this reason Strictly Shutters started a much quicker version of wood interior plantation shutters that we named Weswood Express Series.  Many times, there is speculation as to what are the differences between the Weswood Designer Series and the Weswood Express Series of Strictly Shutters.

The Weswood Express Series of wood plantation shutters are no less the quality of the Weswood Designer Series, but are simply the fastest way to include wood plantation shutters on a given project.  Generally, the production of the Weswood Express plantation shutter takes anywhere between 2 to 4 weeks for our factory to finish and ship the shutters.  Chinese plantation shutters of similar materials take 8 weeks or more which is why we fast track our Weswood express plantation shutters to make sure our dealers are able to supply a wood interior plantation shutter in a timely manner.

Some of the qualities with the Weswood Express Series of wood interior plantation shutters include:

  • 2 inch Stile and drop 3/4″ thick rail which makes this shutter look like the industry standard
  • Louver Sizes available are 2 1/2″, 3 1/2″ and 4 1/2″
  • Made from real Basswood
  • Sherman Williams Finishes
  • Engineered to handle the most demanding required performance without warping or fading.

This brand of wood interior plantation shutters is a new standard of excellence and is perfect for high pressure, fast track projects.  The Weswood Express Series is Strictly Shutters answer to the demand for a faster wood interior plantation shutter and when we answered the masses, we bought our excellent reputation and customer service with us.  To become a dealer is easy and you will have access to all the specific details of the Weswood Express Series of wood plantation shutters.

The Luxury Choice: Weswood Designer Series

While Strictly Shutters Weswood Express Series of plantation shutters is all around excellence for a fast track product, some home and business owners prefer a more customized option of wood interior plantation shutters, such as the Weswood Designer Series.  The Weswood Designer wood plantation shutters are in a class of their own, boasting superior craftsmanship and design freedom.  Although the Weswood Designer Series of wood interior plantation shutters takes more time in production than the express series, this premier line of shutters allows for home owners, business owners, architects, and interior designers the freedom to enjoy a one of a kind plantation shutter that is unique to the given project.  The extra mile of creative freedom that comes with the Weswood Designer series is not the only unique quality of these superior plantation shutters.  Some extra benefits include:

  • Streamline styles with flush rails
  • Six louver sizes 1-1/4″, 1-7/8″, 2-1/2″, 3-1/2″, 4-1/2″ & 5-1/2″ are available
  • Custom Lumber choices in Teak, Mahogany, Oak, Cypress, Etc.
  • Custom colors or stains with our Sherman Williams mixing department for full fledged creative design
  • specialty hinges, such as solid oil rubbed bronze, solid brass, and stainless steel

The Weswood Designer Series is of the highest quality standard for any project and the added bonus of being able to customize down to the most minuet detail makes this series one of our top selling products.  The other most important fact about this particular plantation shutter type at Strictly Shutters is that if there are issues with the production or fitting, our manufactoring facility is located right here in America, making adjustments and repairs much faster than having to ship back the products to China for repair.

Check out the rest of our website for Warranty information, dealer information and to locate a local dealer.  When you purchase your wood interior plantation shutters, there is no better satisfaction than knowing who you are buying from and what standard of quality the manufacturer strives for.  Strictly Shutters is in a class of it’s own and provides option that meet any criteria, so feel free to call us for any project and we will be ready to provide top notch quality and sophistication to your project.


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