Western Red Cedar
All the benefits of plantation shutters in a superb natural western red cedar wood.
Western Red Cedar has always been an Australian favourite when choosing plantation shutters. Timber is a natural heat and sound insulator, and Western Red Cedar is recognised as the optimum timber for outdoor use with its long life and durability. It doesn’t warp and works well in humid conditions.
Available as hinged, fixed or sliding this window covering will add a level of luxury to any home. By installing plantation shutters, you only need one window covering to give you complete control of airflow, privacy and light.
Western Red Cedar Shutters
Western Red Cedar plantation shutters create a warm and classy ambience. Style the shutters to suit your interior décor with our range of whites, off whites and customised paint colours as well as natural timber.
Traditionally the timber of choice prized for its strong, stable but light properties, western red cedar is the ideal material for internal plantation shutters. The timber can be lacquered to enhance the natural grain of the wood or painted for that true plantation or Hamptons look.
Western Red Cedar does require some maintenance so if you want a timber look without the maintenance, consider our wood-look range of aluminium plantation shutters.
Cedar Plantation Shutters
Locally manufactured to our exacting standards, our timber is imported from North America from environmentally sustainable sources. Our customer relationships don’t stop after your window coverings have been installed. All our Western Red Cedar plantation shutters come with manufacturer and installation warranties, and our Newcastle and Hunter region service team will always be available to help—long after you have started enjoying your new window coverings.
Most frequent questions and answers on Cedar Plantation Shutters
Western Red Cedar is the best timber for plantation shutters because of its natural strength, durability and stability. Western Red Cedar's cellular structure creates interior airspaces that give it an insulation value higher than most other timbers. It is favoured by many quality builders as a construction timber due its longevity and stability. Cedar copes very well with our hot and humid weather and is often used in saunas and steam rooms.
Classic Blinds & Shutters started off making western red cedar plantation shutters but as the market contracted we put all our equipment away and now have a specialised local company on the Central Coast make any orders for this product.
These shutters can be painted in a high quality UV stabilised paint or stained to enhance the colour of the timer and protected by a clear lacquer
The maximum width of a single cedar planation shutter is 900mm.
Plantation shutters are very easy to dust, use a damp microfibre cloth to wipe over the blades. Keep the windows shut during wet weather.