How Much Do Interior Shutters and Window Treatments Cost?

Learn how much interior shutters cost and find professionals who can help you install your new interior shutters.

Interior shutters add flavor to your windows, block out light, promote privacy, and act as insulators for the window. The shutters are made of a variety of materials from wood to PVC, and act just as a metal or wooden blind would

Typical Costs for Interior Shutters

  • Low-End Estimate: $45 per set
  • High-End Estimate: $800 per set

Additional Costs for Interior Shutters (Professional Installation)

Installing Interior Shutters

  • Low-End Estimate: $100 per window
  • High-End Estimate: $230 per window

Interior shutter installation costs are usually quoted on a flat rate without the need to inspect your project site. Cost ranges account for variations in contractor skill, geographic location, and seasonal contractor wage rates.

Installing Non-Standard Interior Shutters

  • Low-End Estimate: $135 per window
  • High-End Estimate: $245 per window

Complex installation shapes and layouts of interior shutters will increase the overall material and installation costs.

Installing Soft Fabric / Hard Valances

  • Low-End Estimate: $200 per window
  • High-End Estimate: $450 per window

Though not required for interior shutter installation, some companies will offer additional services for decor like soft fabric and/or hard valances. Fabric for any soft window-top treatments is often very expensive due to the customization involved for a specific window.

A variation on soft-fabric valances is the cornice top treatment. Cornices are assembled pieces of wood, metal, or foam, which are custom-shaped and then typically covered with fabric.

What to Expect from Professionals

  • Most companies can give you an accurate estimate over the phone based on the number of windows you have and the size of those windows.
  • Once they arrive, the professionals will measure the windows again and prepare the interior shutters.
  • The professionals will install the hanging strips, and then align the shutters in the window opening.
  • The professionals will hang the shutters on the strips, and then install the catch magnet.
  • If you choose to buy any additional window treatments, the professionals will finish the job by installing them.

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