Durability. PVC is very tough and durable. It will hold its colour for the lifetime of the product, and never needs to be repainted or refinished.
Less expensive. Plastic is often less costly than wood. If you are on a budget, you may want to look at plastic options.
Impervious to moisture. Some areas are more prone to moisture. Plastic is a smart choice if you are concerned about moisture or humidity, as it will not warp in the way wood can under similar conditions.
Limited colours. Unlike wood, which can be stained or painted to any colour under the sun, plastics are pre-manufactured in specific shades, leaving you with a set palette to choose from. Typically, plastic shutters are white or off-white. While these are acceptable in most situations, homeowners that want to perfectly match the colour of their shutters to their trim or other furniture will find these options difficult to work with.
Limited panel sizes. Once again, because of the weight of the plastic itself, a plastic shutter’s maximum size will be much smaller than a wood shutter. This means you may need more shutter panels to cover a window opening if you decide to go with plastic.
Cost of PVC Plantation Shutters
In terms of price, wood is more pricier than PVC.
Wipe over with mild detergent and water to help keep them clean and look shine. Timber Shutters is prone to warp due to the effects of moisture, so be sure to watch for signs of excess water near the shutters that can affect the wood over time.