Inside vs Outside Mount


What is the difference between an Inside & Outside Mounted Plantation Shutter?

It is quite important to understand whether you need to mount your shutters on the inside or outside of your window. Even though the shutter panels are the same, the shutter frame mount will impact on functionality and design. In majority of window designs there will only be one option that fits your window best.

Our easy step by step Design Centre will prompt you to answer basic questions which will let us provide expert recommendations on the best fitting shutter for your window. You also have the flexibility to choose your own configurations if you want something different.

The images below will guide you to select the best mount for your window.

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Inside Mount vs Outside Mount Shutter

Inside mounted shutters sit inside the window recess and are usually fitted flush against the wall. Outside mounted shutters are fitted onto the wall, around the window. Both mounting options look great! Many people prefer inside mounting because the shutters don't extend into the room. Inside mounting also results in a slightly smaller shutter, saving you money.

What is an Inside Mounted (aka Recess Fit) Plantation Shutter?

An inside mounted (recess fit) shutter is when the shutter fits just inside your window recess.

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What is an Outside Mount (aka Face Fit) Plantation Shutter?

An outside mounted (aka face fit) shutter is when the shutter is affixed to the outside face of your window architrave.

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Gilad Baker
By: Gilad Baker Published: 08 Feb 2018