Plantation shutters are a interior blind that is made from long slats of wood which is mounted in a solid frame. These types of shutters are very functional. They allow air to free flow through a room in areas where the climate is warm. They also provide shade to keep the indoor space cool. Plantation shutters come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes to fit your window needs. These blinds are also know as louvers or jalousies.
Plantation shutters fill the entire window. It has a rod in the center of the shutter which opens and closes the shutter. A lot of the time you will see Plantations shutters are hinged. This is so they can be opened all of the way for maximum ventilation.