Plantation Shutters Melbourne

Enjoy the many benefits of plantation shutters including stylish elegance, low maintenance and versatility. Thousands of Melbourne homeowners continue to choose our Australian-made Insulite plantation shutters because of their quality, durability and beauty.

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Modern have installed plantation shutters in thousands of homes over a decade

Homeowners trust Modern for our high quality plantation window shutters. Our locally manufactured Insulite plantation shutters are popular as a home décor choice in Victoria and across Australia because they look like real timber plantation shutters but are moisture resistant and highly durable. Check out our Sydney and Brisbane options.

Why Modern Plantation Shutters

Superior functionality

Avoid constantly breaking shutters with Modern’s Cleartilt system. With no visible control tilt rod, you’ll have no repairs and no parts breaking.

Water resistant

All our shutters are moisture and water resistant with an aluminum core which means no warping, making them durable window coverings for your entire home, including wet areas like bathrooms and laundry.

Excellent insulation

Another reason our plantation shutters are such popular window coverings is because they provide excellent insulation. Our plantation shutters can greatly reduce energy costs


Our plantation shutters are made from non-toxic material. They’re also highly fire retardant needing up to 3 times more heat to ignite compared to wood or vinyl shutters.

Why our customers install plantation shutters

Why Modern


Australian-made and owned

We’re Australian owned and all our products are Australian made which means peace-of-mind quality, craftsmanship and faster, reliable delivery.


Superior workmanship

Because our products are designed and made in Australia, they’re engineered to withstand harsh Australian weather conditions, built to last and function better.


Industry-leading value

We manufacture our own plantation shutters, provide a free measure & quote, and offer professional installation. This means a more streamlined process for customers.


Free measure & quote, and expert advice

Make contact with Modern to discuss the best window furnishings for your home décor needs or to arrange a free home measure and free quote.

Plantation shutters Melbourne FAQs

What are the disadvantages of plantation shutters?

There are many advantages when it comes to quality plantation shutters and very few disadvantages. Although when considering window covering options, plantation shutters may be considered more pricey than some alternative window furnishings. But because our plantation shutters are engineered to be low maintenance, withstand harsh weather conditions, are moisture resistant (won’t warp) and are permanent stylish interior décor enhancements, they add value to your home. So in the long run, the upfront cost of plantation shutters is reduced by the long term value they add. Plantation shutters also decrease energy costs because of their insulative properties and functionality.

Are plantation shutters outdated?

No. Plantation shutters are a timeless choice for homeowners across the world and in Australia because they are low maintenance, enhance any room and add value to your home. Some of the many good reasons why they never go out of fashion. Plantation shutters suit all aspects of a home from your living room to a sliding door.

Is it worth getting quality plantation shutters?

For many homeowners, quality plantation shutters are at the top of their wish list when it comes to considering new shutters for their home—because of their many benefits. Our range of quality plantation shutters embody timeless elegance and durability while offering modern day convenience and functionality. Explore our Costs page to find out more.

What type of plantation shutter is best?

This depends on your decor style, lifestyle needs and what you consider as an affordable price for your budget. When looking for new shutters and deciding what type of plantation shutter is best for your home, things to consider include:

Versatility: Our Insulite plantation shutters are moisture resistant which means they’re not only ideal for bay windows and standard window frames but also perfect for windows in wet areas like a laundry and bathroom.

Low maintenance: Our tilt rod system means no breaking parts which reduces inconvenient repairs (often common with cords of Venetian blinds). And because our plantation shutters are moisture resistant and highly durable, they won’t warp nor discolor, so will look like new for years.

Material: Our high quality Insulite plantation shutters are made from a premium dense polymer that looks and feels like real timber plantation shutters but offers the benefit of no-warp water resistance and long-term durability. Other possible materials include aluminium plantation shutters, timber plantation shutters, basswood shutters, and PVC plantation shutters.

Design: Styles include fixed plantations, bi-fold, sliding and hinged.

Peace of mind: Choose a name you trust for high quality home improvement products which are meant to last for years. Also look out for warranties for added peace of mind. For plantation shutters, Modern offers a 5-year warranty on panels and frame, a 3-year warranty on coating and movement components, and a 1-year warranty on workmanship and all other fixtures.

How do you install plantation shutters?

It’s best to speak to a specialised team when it comes to installing custom plantation shutters. Plantation shutters need to perfectly fit your window frames as a permanent fixture that adds value to your home for the long term. They also need to function effortlessly. This is why a professional installer is a better option than DIY.

Is plantation shutter installation difficult?

No, if you hire a specialised installer. For the perfect fit, make contact with Modern for a free measure & quote and for professional installation.

Enquire online for a free quote or visit a Modern showroom

There are many reasons why homeowners in Victoria and across Australia choose Modern’s plantation shutters. Make contact to discuss our window shutter options and to arrange a free measure & quote. You can also pop into our Melbourne showroom to discuss your lifestyle, energy savings needs and décor preference.  A recent independent review rated our shutters 55% cooling efficiency. Besides plantation shutters, our trusted range of quality products also includes motorised roller shutters and outdoor blinds and external louvre shutters. With branch locations across Australia from Victoria to WA and NSW to Tasmania, make contact to discuss the best window covering shutter options for your home.

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We’ve improved over half a million Australian homes. Chances are, you’ve seen our plantation shutters in action already.

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The Modern Warranty

Our warranties are secured against a company that has been around for 40 years and will be around for many more. When you buy Modern products you have peace of mind knowing that Modern will still be here to honour your claim – unlike many of our competitors.

Better looking, longer lasting plantation shutters

For custom plantation shutters Melbourne, make contact with your local Modern team for a free measure & quote. Our quality range of Insulite plantation shutters are made of a dense polymer that combines the moisture resistance of PVC but has the look and feel of real timber.

Choose a name thousands of Australians trust for plantation shutters. Make it Modern.

Whether you’re renovating or just replacing your blinds, choose quality and workmanship and get the best of the best – Modern plantation shutters. They’re stylish, functional, affordable and made right here in Australia.

Choose a name you can trust – Australia’s leading manufacturers and installers of plantation shutters. If you’re thinking about new shutters, make it Modern.

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