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5 Things To Do Before Your Plantation Shutter Installation

5 Things To Do Before Your Plantation Shutter Installation

Are you gearing up for your plantation shutter installation? There are a few things you need to make sure of before our team arrives at your doorstep. In this article, we will explore 5 things you need to do prior to your installation date! 

#1: Decide on a Design & Meet with a Sales Specialist 

Before your shutter installation can commence, you’ll need to decide on the right style, material, and color that will best suit your home. You are welcome to come to our in-person showroom where you can experience everything we have to offer, open 5 days a week. Or you can explore our website online to have a virtual glance at everything we create in-house. 

If you want a sales specialist to come to your home so that you can get a personalized look at how our treatments will bend with your current home decor, that is also an option! Stay in the comfort of your own home and allow one of our sales consultants to arrive with sample panels to discuss design options and provide a free estimate on the spot. Our shutters are priced based on the size of your window opening, with measuring, manufacturing, installation, and our 100-year limited warranty included in the price. If you are a Virginia customer, you will enjoy your new shutters tax-free! 

#2: Know What To Expect From Installation

The installation will be a very quick and painless process. Production time varies based on our backlog at the time your order is placed with us. However, your shutters can be installed four to seven weeks after order placement. If you decide on specialty shutters such as our sunburst design, this process might be extended by a few weeks. Let us know if you are working on a tight schedule and we will do our very best to make your desired date become a reality! 

#3: Do a Deep Clean

Before installation, we highly recommend our customers do a deep clean on their homes. It is important to be cautious that all dust, oils, spills, and previous construction reminisce are removed. There is no better time to do a deep clean than after the removal of your current treatments and before your new ones are installed. Wiping everything down with a gentle cleanser and vacuuming the area will ensure your installers have a clean space to work and do their best on the project at hand. 

#4: Remove Furniture & Delicates 

Removing all furniture and delicate items from the area prior to installation is a great way to make the process easier and for the likelihood of accidental damage to be reduced. By removing furniture from the area, you will create a clear pathway for your installers to move in your new shutters and get to work without having to maneuver around large objects. Placing delicates in a secure place is also advised. When doing construction, any valuables that are on shelves or walls should be removed until after the project is complete. 

#5: Make Sure Your Driveway is Accessible 

Making sure your driveway is accessible to your installers is a key factor many forget. If you have snow or any other substance blocking the entryway to your home, it is important that you remove it so that our truck and workers can easily access your living space. Parking any cars in a garage or off to the side is also appreciated so that our truck is able to get as close as possible to your doorway. 

Enjoy Your New Plantation Shutters 

Once your shutters have been installed, all that’s left to do is enjoy! Shenandoah Shutters provides a 100-year limited warranty on each shutter installed, along with a 25-year warranty on the finish. 

Working with us does not stop after installation. Our team works with clients until they are fully satisfied! This has been proven in our retention numbers when it comes to projects. Over 70% of our business is either from repeat customers or referrals from family and friends! Ready to get started with your plantation shutter installation? Contact Shenandoah Shutters today!

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Frank and Robin, Pasadena, MD

“We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, the shutters! And so does everyone who has seen them! They are absolutely perfect!!! I’m so glad I bought them all at once! The installation was so professional and they were here on time, worked fast and did a wonderful job. This is really a first class company. Th arched window is just beautiful!

- Frank and Robin, Pasadena, MD

Larry & Sewel Reid

“We were so impressed with Marcia! I can’t say enough about our whole experience from Marcia. A great company to do business with. Thank you for the gift!”

- Larry & Sewel Reid

Lori Steinman

“Beautiful Shutters, Beautifully Made. I recently purchased Shenandoah Shutters for a small project to “check them out”. Shenandoah exceeded my expectations. I am so impressed with the quality and especially love the features that are unique to Shenandoah. Bravo to Shenandoah Shutters for their thoughtful designs and impeccable workmanship and to Amy for professionalism and support.”

- Lori Steinman

Candice & Peter A.

5 Star Quality & Installation!

We couldn’t be more happy with the outcome! What a transformation the shutters have made to our home, just perfect!

- Candice & Peter A.

Robert and Jean, Clifton, VA

“After installation, the installers were excellent in providing information on the shutter finish process and appropriate cleaning. This was most helpful and confirmed that these shutters are an excellent product. They are on all windows in my home and are beautiful!!”

- Robert and Jean, Clifton, VA

Donna Plummer

“The members of Shenandoah Shutters are extremely professional. The first contact came in and measured the windows that were to be done. The second contact was with the guys who installed the shutters. In and out and they look wonderful. Can’t be more pleased with these shutters.”

- Donna Plummer

Janet, Lynchburg, VA

“This company is fantastic. From the first contact we had with them (visiting their showroom) to the final installation, they are #1 professionals. After we visited the showroom, the salesperson came to our home, showed us a sample shutter, and made recommendations (and gave different styles) for our windows. After we accepted the contract, she made an appointment to come out and do exact measurements. We love our new shutters, and every element of this contract could not have been better. They even left a jar of VA peanuts!”

- Janet, Lynchburg, VA

Mila & Jimmie Baturin

“Fabulous Salesperson. Staff was efficient, organized and quick. Love the product”

- Mila & Jimmie Baturin

Julie Krajicek

“I am impressed by the level of professionalism by Shenandoah Shutters. From start to finish in all interactions, I was treated well. The product is outstanding quality. They look perfect.”

- Julie Krajicek

Doug and Carol, Chesterfield, VA

“A pleasure to work with – very organized, good communication, expert craftsmanship, done in a timely manner – a job well done!!”

- Doug and Carol, Chesterfield, VA

Jessica, Richmond, VA

“We love hearing from our clients – Here’s a review we received this week……..”My shutters were delivered and installed this morning. From start to finish the installation took about 90 minutes. I am beyond impressed with the high quality craftsmanship and over the moon with how gorgeous they are. I’d also like to note, that everyone from Marcia in sales, Jodi in billing, and the installers, whose names I didn’t catch, are supremely professional. As a Richmonder, I love that the money from my purchase stays in the local economy, too. I will be singing this company’s praises for years to come. Thank you, Shenandoah Shutters!” Jessica – Richmond, VA”

- Jessica, Richmond, VA

Lee & Cheryl Caslavka

“First Class all of the way. Amy, Jody and installation was a wonderful experience. Thank you”

- Lee & Cheryl Caslavka

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