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Our Answer to the Shutter Industry

Sunburst Shutters & Closets puts you in full control of sunshine, shade, temperature, noise, and privacy. Shutters offer a modern appearance with practical functionality. They are easy to maintain and are not threatened by pets or children the way other window treatments may be. Offered in a variety of colours, shapes, sizes, and materials, there is a shutter for any aesthetic, any style, and any mood. As a window treatment, shutters help you optimize your ability to control the lighting inside your home, as well as improve its energy efficiency by blocking out heat during the summer and keeping heat in during the winter.

At Sunburst Shutters, Blinds & Closets, our trademark Polywood Shutters boast incredible durability, energy efficiency, and timeless aesthetic. Crafted to be our answer to the shutter industry, Polywood is a material that is still unbeaten to this day in benefits and features.

In addition to Polywood, we offer a variety of different shutter materials, such as Wood, Wood Alloy, and Polyvinyl so there is something for everybody.

Louver Sizes

Sunburst Polywood and Ovation Shutter louvers come in 3 sizes:

  • 4.5″ for maximum view and minimum cleaning
  • 3.5″ traditional plantation size
  • 2.5″ California style
10 Rules for Buying Shutters

Ten Reasons Why Buying From Sunburst is the Best Choice

Buying from the right shutter company is important. Not only do you want a smooth, efficient installation, but you want a product that stands the test of time and works as well ten years down the line as it did the first day. That’s why we’ve come up with a list to help you make sure that your choice is the right one for you.

  1. Deal with a company you trust

What you get depends on what you choose. Quality, follow-up, warranty, installation are all factors that depend on the company that you choose, so choosing a company with a proper history of service will get you the highest quality shutters that will continue to serve you throughout the years. Here are two factors that can help you determine the quality of the company at a glance:

  • Longevity – a company that has stayed in the industry for a long time often has developed a long list of satisfied customers, which can be used to prove their merit and eye for quality.
  • Size – Size doesn’t always matter, but in this instance, smaller companies often lack the buying power to provide you with the competitive pricing that you deserve. Additionally, they also have less means to expand outward with researching and developing new products.
  1. Warranty

A company with an established reputation can back up the warranty that comes with their products. No matter how good the guarantee is, should the company go out of business, their warranty is worthless. That’s why a large company with a long term of service and an established reputation is your best bet in staying around for a long time, so that it can continue to serve you long into the future.

  1. Measurements and Layout

When you are getting your quote, you should be wary of quotes given over the phone. A skilled estimator should come directly to your residence to take precise window measurements. This way, they know exactly what needs to be done to fit your vision and can give you the most accurate quote for the job.

  1. Top Quality Manufacturing

When buying shutters, a company that actually builds its own shutters offers the best deals, assuring you of factory-direct prices. You will also get the most accurate answers and timely responses because the company that makes their own products will know the most about it.

  1. Installation

A good installation is just as important as having a good product. Shutters are often more difficult than other window treatments to install. Employing a company that does its own installation ensures that one company is responsible for everything. This increases accountability and allows the company to carefully monitor every step of the process.

  1. Aesthetics

The right company will provide you with the options that you need to realize the vision you have of your home. Not only will the right company provide you with the latest trends, but will also stock treatments that are timeless so that your house can look great even as the current trends shift.

  1. Budget

The right company will give you a quote without additional fees or raising it at the end.

  1. Material

There is no magic formula for delivering a lower price: it simply comes by offering lower quality. Better quality products tend to have more options, and the right company will give you an exhaustive list of options along with material that is built to last and built to please.

  1. Construction

Besides carefully considering the material, a potential buyer also needs to scrutinize the construction of the product. For blinds and shades, you’ll want to inspect the headrail for strength and rigidity. For draperies, you’ll want to look at the quality of stitching and the hardware. For shutters, ask about features like tension pins that ensure the louvers remain tight, stainless steel staples with epoxy coating that are nearly impossible to pull out, and paint finishes that are baked on to withstand heat and moisture.

  1. Independent Testing

The right company will use independent testing to verify the claims it makes about its products. Through durability, heat resistance, fading, cracking, and insulating testing, each claim that the right company makes should be able to be backed up with the proper proof.


Wood Shutters are made from exclusive North American Hardwoods and made with green ideals in mind, employing sound forestry techniques, and recycling sawdust and wood shavings.

Coming in a variety of paint and stain options, Wood shutters offer vast amounts of customizability so that you can choose the style that suits your personal vision.

Below you can see a list of benefits of Wood shutters:

  • Custom paint colours and stain colours.
  • Concealed louver tension adjusters.
  • Traditional centre tilt or offset tilt rods available.

As an age-old favorite combined with today’s advances in technology, Wood shutters appeal to a natural aesthetic that provides a classic, authentic appearance without sacrificing the durability that today’s shutters are required to have. Reliably sturdy, these shutters will help you control light, heat, and privacy in your home while standing the test of time. Properly installed, these shutters will increase the value of your home while also adding the character that is uniquely suited to you.

Louver Size

Wood shutters come in three different louver size options.

  • 4.5 inches for maximum view and minimum cleaning
  • 3.5 inches traditional plantation size
  • 2.5 inches California style

The Product...

The Polywood Shutter Insulating System is America’s choice of shutters and are Sunburst Shutters & Closets’ trademark material. Custom engineered by the brilliant minds at our store, Polywood is the ultimate material for your shutters and enhance your home’s natural style and value. With a complete 100% Lifetime Warranty, Polywood is the future of window shutters.

Quality Treatment for Quality Windows

Polywood, Polyvinyl or Composite Shutters can give you the best of both worlds: a rich, earthy wood aesthetic without the inherent flaws of wood. Compared to traditional wood shutters, Polywood insulates up to 70% more efficiently. Our unique construction method results in a material that won’t chip or split;is moisture and fire resistant. To add to this, Polywood is UL tested and UV stabilized to avoid discoloration, so the material will sustain its beautiful aesthetic even decades down the line. Finally, the material is environmentally friendly.

Beautify Your Home With Rich Colors

Originally sold just in its timeless white aesthetic, Polywood has branched out to offer additional, darker colors. Enrich your home with earthy, vibrant wood tones for a grounded aesthetic. Or select our dark walnut color to create a look in your home that is simultaneously subtle and stunning.

Want examples? Check out our Gallery for images of our Polywood Shutters in real homes.


Sunburst Shutters & Closets’ trademark Polywood shutters offer more benefits than any other shutter on the market. Professionally crafted and custom made, their aesthetic boosts the appeal and value of any house it is installed in.

And it’s not just beauty. Polywood is built to last a lifetime. It will not chip or split. It is resistant to breaking, moisture resistant and fire resistant. This means Polywood can be installed in bathroom windows, over kitchen sinks, and in coastal and humid climates with no difficulty. Due to its unique fabrication, Polywood is an insulating system and will help save you energy in heating down the line.

Check out the full list of benefits of the Polywood Shutter Insulating System:

  • Lasts longer than every other wood treatment:wood or vinyl shutter, blinds, shades, curtains, drapes, etc.
  • More energy efficient than any other window treatment:up to 70% more than wood shutters and 1,600% than aluminum mini-blinds
  • Comes with the industry’s best warranty:Lifetime Protection against defects
  • Special baked-on paint finish with UV coating so it will never discolor
  • Won’t split, or chip
  • Moisture resistant
  • Fire resistant
  • Easy to maintain and clean
  • Epoxy coated fasteners



Polywood shutters come in both smooth and wood grain finishes in three paint colors:white, off-white, and bright white

Sizes and Shapes

No matter the shape, we can produce it, from archs, octagons, circles, radius tops and more!

Frame Styles

To appeal to your sense of style, Sunburst Shutters & Closets offers a number of frames to fit your type of window. Choose from frames that mount inside the window opening flush to the wall, or frames that mount on the wall around the window opening.

Louver Size

Sunburst louvers come in three different size options.

  • 4.5 inches for maximum view and minimum cleaning
  • 3.5 inches traditional plantation size
  • 2.5 inches California style

Need more information on shutters? We’d be happy to help. Contact one of our staff members and we’d be happy to talk to you!


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