Unfortunately for me, I now know how to repair broken plantation shutters. Fortunately for you, I can now tell you how to repair broken plantation shutters. How to fix plantation shutters. If you remember, the first project we did in our new house was to install plantation shutters in our front living room. We needed privacy from people on the street and we were going out of town the first weekend after we moved in.
Plantation Shutters Plantation shutters have tilting louvers made of either wood, faux-wood or vinyl. We do not offer replacement parts for shutters at this time.
If the actual shutter panel is broken or if the frames of your shutters are broken or damaged, it’s always better to call a professional rather than attempt a repair yourself. This is a pretty rare occurrence, but there have been instances of shutters being damaged during furniture delivery or home repair work.
Fixing your Shutters Made Easy! Fixing your wood plantation shutters is now made simple and can be done by the the average homeowner. When using our Shutter Medic repair kits their isn't much that can't be fixed on your damaged interior wood shutter.
Materials to fix slat of a mini Louvre shade: Louvre shutter with broken slat 1 wooden dowel stick Wood glue Sharp knife or razor blade Toothpick Drill and drill bit (drill bit needs to be a 1/64 inch larger than your wooden dowel) **Note: Depending on the size of your window shade, the dowel size will change. You will need to measure or test it to get the appropriate diameter.
Fixing your wood shutters really is easy! Homeowners that have interior plantation shutters that need to be fixed now have access to shutter repair kits supplied by Shutter Medic . Whether you need to fix a damaged louver or simply want to replace or refurbish your shutter hardware, Shutter Medic is your one stop shop.
Prime the spot with exterior primer, allow to dry, then paint the shutter with a high quality exterior paint. How to repair a shutter joint: Hold or clamp the shutter frame together, making sure the louver slats are properly positioned in the slots. Drill a pilot hole through the shutter stile and into the shutter rail. Use a drill to insert a corrosion resistant screw in the hole to secure the frame together.
Shutter Frame Repair. A shutter with a loose connection to the house can wiggle back and forth. This puts stress on the outside wood frame of the shutter. Weather conditions and poorly painted shutters can also contribute to the need to repair the frame.
How To Tighten Or Repair Loose Louvers On Interior Plantation Shutters February 27, 2015 by Susan 51 Comments Plantation shutters have been a popular window treatment for many years.