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Tension Kit Instructions

Posted by Shutter Medic on 7/20/2022
This blog will discuss the installation of our Wood Plantatin Shutter Tension Kit for Shutters with Louvers that will not stay in the position you desire.

What Size Louver Do I Have?

Posted by Shutter Medic on 11/1/2019

How to determine the size of a plantation shutter louver.

Tilt Rod Replacement Kit Measurements

Posted by Shutter Medic on 3/22/2017

When ordering Replacement Tilt Rods it is important to note that there are no standard one size fits all kit.


Vinyl Shutters

Posted by Shutter Medic on 12/16/2015
Problems with the repair of Vinyl Plantation Shutters

Oldie but a Goody

Posted by Shutter Medic on 10/21/2014
Tried and True Construction Methods

Sliding Bypass Shutters

Posted by Shutter Medic on 7/29/2014
Shutters installed over sliding glass doors.

Broken Shutter Magnets

Posted by Shutter Medic on 3/29/2014
Why are my shutter magnets falling apart?

Shutter Tension Screw Adjustment

Posted by Shutter Medic on 2/20/2014
A remedy for louvers that will not stay in place.

Plantation Blind Hinges

Posted by Shutter Medic on 1/21/2014
Is there a difference between plantation blind hinges vs plantation shutter hinges?

Hinges for shutters.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 1/13/2014
Explaining the different types of hinges for shutters.

Tilt Rod Louver Conections

Posted by Shutter Medic on 12/5/2013
Explaining the different methods used by manufacturers.

Strange looking magnet screws.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 11/25/2013
How to remove strange looking screws from your shutter magnet.

Raised Grain Louvers

Posted by Shutter Medic on 8/10/2013

How raised grain louvers are made.

Louver Shapes and Sizes.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 7/16/2013

How to identify the type of louver you need.

Shutter Falling Apart.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 7/2/2013

Custom made Plantation Shutters.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 6/27/2013

What to look for in a customer made shutter.

Installing shutter magnets.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 6/11/2013
The best way to install shutter magnets.

Repairing Instead of Replacing a Louver.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 12/6/2012
For those customers with a higher pain threshold.

Stainless Steel Shutter Staples

Posted by Shutter Medic on 6/19/2012
When they should be used.

Plantation Shutter Construction

Posted by Shutter Medic on 12/12/2011
Rail and Stile joinery.

Does size matter?

Posted by Shutter Medic on 10/24/2011
What size shutter louver should I select when purchasing a plantation shutter?

Shutter Lifetime Warranty

Posted by Shutter Medic on 7/24/2011

Some lifetimes are shorter than others.

Sloppy - Floppy - Louvers

Posted by Shutter Medic on 6/25/2011
Dealing with louvers that do not stay where you leave them.

Moving with your shutters.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 5/7/2011
When selling your home, should you take your shutters with you?

Rail and Stile Separation.

Posted by Shutter Medic on 4/16/2011
The main reason why some shutter panels fall apart.