Composite Board & Batten Shutters

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Ultra-durable composite board and batten shutters incorporate vertical boards traversed by horizontal battens. Exterior composite batten shutters are constructed from Extira, a solid pressed resilient material. It is virtually impervious to moisture, rot, and termites, insuring an extremely long life. Composite board and batten shutters have only one presentable side making them primarily suitable for installation in a stationary position.

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Measure for exterior shutters.

Measure

Learn the best way to measure for outdoor composite shutters with step-by-step written instruction and supporting video. We guide you through the measuring process and help to determine the best method for installation of stationary and functional exterior shutters.

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Manufacture time for exterior shutters.

Production

ShutterLand composite exterior shutters currently require approximately 4-6 weeks to manufacture. The production period may vary, depending on a number of factors. We do not guarantee production or shipping times.

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Delivery and shipping of exterior shutters.

Delivery

Shipping is FREE for most shutters. We ship all composite exterior shutters from our manufacturing facility in Alabama. We generally ship using UPS or FedEx Ground, resulting in a shipping period under one week.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Shutter Width

12 – 32″ in ¼″ increments (W)

Shutter Height

36 – 96″ in ¼″ increments (H)

Vertical Boards

3 boards for widths 12” to 17 ¾”
4 boards for widths 18” to 23 ¾”
5 boards for widths 24” to 32”
Width adapted for panel (BO)
1″ thick (T)
45° eased side edges
Created with grooves cut in a single sheet
No space between boards

Horizontal Battens

3 ½” height (BA)
⅝” thick (BT)
Width ¾” less than shutter
45° eased edges
Top and bottom
Placed 7” from end of shutter

3rd batten – optional
Required over 55”
Centered by default

4th batten – optional
Equally spaced

Z-pattern batten
Reverse Z-pattern batten

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Details

Material

Extira Composite

Finish & Colors

Standard paint (9 colors) *
Custom ($120 match) *
* Touch-up paint included
Primed only
Unfinished – paint grade
Not stainable

Top Options

Straight
Arch top left
Arch top right

Assembly

Tongue & groove joints
Industrial exterior glue
& 1″ staples

Reverse

Back is flat without detail

Production Time

Approximately 4-6 weeks

Warranty

Limited lifetime

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Instructions

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Hardware

Fixed Brackets Included
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Construction of Composite Board & Batten Shutters

The construction of composite board and batten shutters begins with full solid sheets of Extira material. The boards are crafted from a single sheet with grooves cut to create the realistic appearance of separate boards. The groove placement is determined by the specified width of the shutter and predetermined number of boards across according to the displayed schedule. Separate horizontal battens are glued and stapled in position on top of the boards.

Board & Batten Composite Shutter Configurations

This exterior shutter style can be configured with two, three or four evenly spaced battens. A z-pattern shutter is constructed with top and bottom battens and a third diagonal batten in a z-pattern. A reverse z-pattern board and batten shutter is also available for the opposite window side.

Composite Shutter Longevity

Composite shutters provide years of dependable service. They can be expected to consistently endure harsh weather conditions and broad temperature fluctuations. The paint finish will need periodic inspection to affirm favorable condition. Exterior shutters may require repainting on the same schedule as the full house.

Installation of Composite Shutters

Composite shutters are mostly installed in a stationary position. L-shaped polycarbonate mounting brackets are included with every composite shutter order to affix shutters in place. The installation bracket is optional and not required to be used. Alternatively, composite shutters can be installed to be stationary with screws through the face.

Using functional exterior shutter hardware, composite board and batten shutters can be installed to swing open and closed. Composite shutters are about 1.5 times heavier than traditional wood shutters resulting in the need for additional hinge support. Extira shutters only have one presentable side, but can still close for storm protection.

Board & Batten Exterior Shutter Finish Options

Solid panel composite shutters are available unfinished, primed, or fully factory painted.

Unfinished shutters need to primed and painted prior to installation. Two or three coats of primer, with a light sanding with 220-grit sandpaper between coats, should result in a smooth, sealed surface, ready to accept paint.

Sprayed paint results in the smoothest finish, but can be applied with a brush or roller. We recommend two or more coats for maximum protection.

Factory painted shutters arrive ready to install. The shutters are sanded, primed, sanded and painted with two coats of professionally sprayed high quality exterior paint. The paint has a satin sheen.

ShutterLand has nine standard house paint colors that include white, black, gray, green, brown and red. For specialty colors outside of standard spectrum, we can match a custom paint for a one- time additional fee of $120 for the entire order.

Composite shutters cannot be stained.

 

Board and batten shutters are stylistically fluent for a wide range of house designs. Traditionally, board and batten shutters have been installed to conform to a rustic farmhome, or homestead, motif. In more recent years, board and batten shutters are more widely accepted on an array of structures, including contemporary houses.


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Testimonials

Lori W.

We are very pleased with the fast service and quality of product; we have had many compliments on our raised panel shutters and are happy to recommend ShutterLand, not only for service and quality but for GREAT PRICES!

Pam D.

We had an excellent experience with ShutterLand. Our shutters were delivered in the time frame we were told and were the proper size and of excellent quality.