The average cost of installing or replacing plantation shutters with new ones ranges from approximately $250 – $500 per square metre, inclusive of installation. Most installers will charge in the range of $70-$100 per hour if installation is arranged seperately. However it is more common to arrange for the supply and installation of shutters at the same time and from the same company.
The reported average cost for plantation shutter installation jobs on ServiceSeeking.com.au in 2017 was $1750.
Factors affecting the cost of installing plantation shutters
Choosing non-natural materials such as vinyl and polymer resembling wood grains is often more economical than solid timber. We break down the costs of buying and installing materials in the below table:
|Vinyl plantation shutters||$200 per square metre|
|Polymer plantation shutters||$220 per square metre|
|Timber plantation shutters||$300 per square metre|
|Teak plantation shutters||$400 per square metre|
|Oak plantation shutters||$450 per square metre|
Type of window or opening
Standard windows allow for the easiest and cheapest installation job, while more custom openings such as bay windows, corner windows and hard to access windows can often attract a significant premium.
Number of windows
The cost you’ll be charged per window will be higher, the less shutters that you need installed for you job. On average, you will pay a lower rate per window or opening when you are installing a larger number of plantation shutters at once.
Pricing information correct as at December 2017.
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