Vinyl shutters sales have recently taken a negative slump for market sales in Canada. It’s not so much that they are poorly constructed or event that they look poor when installed in a window. But there are some larger and better players that have recently punctured the vinyl-pvc-polystain market space. These include composite shutters and quality Canadian soft-wood shutters. Now this article is about the best vinyl or polystain shutters available on the Market in Canada, but it is also good idea to note the other options that are available. Experts say that these ‘premium window covering options’ may be better for your health and home in the long run. There are more tricks to purchasing the best window coverings in Toronto. Divine Window coverings has an excellent commentary on this.

Vinyl Shutters Are good structural alternative to fabric based window treatment(s). Before we discuss the best vinyl shutter products on the market in Canada…if you’re looking for custom vinyl shutters in the Toronto area, give our friend’s at California Shutters Toronto a shout (and tell them we sent you).

Here are 7 reason’s why you’d might consider installing custom vinyl shutters in your home or condo:

Reason 1: vinyl shutters Reduce the cost of energy bills

If you’re living in Canada, you’ll want to look into a home improvement project before it’s too late, and window treatment changes are the perfect way to go. Vinyl and wood blinds and shutters cost a lot less than those made from fabric, but they can also improve the value of your home and save you money on energy bills.

Reason 2: vinyl shutters Increase Security

Blinds and shutters don’t just provide privacy and security. They can even be used as a design feature. With the right shade, style, and color, you can bring the look of your home to life. You can use shutters to create the illusion of a bay window, a window box, or a conservatory.

Reason 3: vinyl shutters Protect Your Family

There is a misconception that blinds and shutters are expensive and only for the wealthy. That’s just not true. Modern window coverings can be affordable, and they can protect your family from harmful rays. With blinds and shutters, you can control light and privacy as well as maintain your home’s curb appeal.

Reason 4: vinyl shutters Improve Interior Design

Blinds and shutters can make your home look unique. They can give your home a unique architectural element, or you can use them in conjunction with other design elements to create a stylish and unique atmosphere. You can add a shutters to a bay window, a kitchen or dining room, or a bathroom to dress it up.

Reason 5: vinyl shutters Add Customity

You can create your own style. You can add shutters to a window, a door, or a dormer. You can also use them in conjunction with other design elements to create a unique space. You can choose from a variety of style, colors, and materials, so you can make your home look exactly the way you want it to.

Reason 6: Vinyl Shutters Add Functionality

If you’ve always admired a bay window, but it’s out of reach, you can install shutters to increase the value of your home. By protecting your windows, you can use your home to its fullest potential. You can also use shutters to create a sun room that’s functional and useful. It can also be a great place to relax. With blinds and shutters, you can customize your home for you and your family.

Reason 7: Use Them to Protect Your Investment & Sell Your Home

If you ever decide to sell your home, you can count on vinyl and wood shutters to make your home look attractive. They can also help sell your home faster. With a simple window treatment, you can take the guesswork out of selling your home.

By taking all of this into consideration, it’s easy to see why you might want to install vinyl and wood shutters in your home. When you want to look at the best vinyl shutters for your home, you can the best vinyl shutters website in Canada.

Now, before I give you our choice for Canada’s 3 best Vinyl Shutters. Let me ask you a few thought provoking questions.

Why go with a plastic shutter?

Answer: Plastic shutters or polystain shutters, especially the well made vinyl shutter products tend not to warp or discolour in high heat or humid environments. (But, of course, this is not rue for poorly made vinyl shutters)

You may be thinking, I like Vinyl or Polystain Shutters because:

  1. My friend has them and they recommended Vinyl shutters over their Wood shutter counterparts.
  2. Won’t wood warp and yellow in high moisture and high temperature environments.
  3. Quality plastic/pvc shutters look best don’t they. (Not really – but for the sake of this article – Sure!!)

That being the case – we’ve outlined some of the Best Vinyl Shutters for purchase in Toronto that we wouldn’t hesitate to sell you (At least the first two anyways). These Vinyl Shutters can be purchased Canada wide and are not limited to Ontario.

1.    Hunter Douglas Palm Beach Polystain Vinyl Shutters

Compound:PolystainWarp, Crack, Peel, Discolour, & Water Resistant
Avaliable Colours:Various 
Louver SizeVarious3 ½” Plantation Style, 2 ½” California Style
FramesNR (Not Required)
Reinforcement(s) & Pins


Aluminum Bracings & Sub Components
WarrantyUnlimited Lifetime Guarantee
ExtrasBifold Track, By-Pass Track, Hinged Panels
Grade: A+Price: $$$Customer Satisfaction: 98%

Hunterdouglas Palm Beack Polystain shutters hold the industry standard as the highest quality vinyl shutters available on the Market in Canada. Not only do they look good when installed but these premium polystain shutters will last longer than your windows will. The only thing negative about these vinyl shutters is that there is little stylistic variation. That being said – they are flat faced.

Other product considerations – for the same price consider going with a premium made California and plantation wood shutters from Hunter Douglas or one of their premium shutter manufacturing competitors like A Divine Design Inc, California Shutters Toronto and ourselves of course.To learn more about the

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2.    MaxXmar Talento Summerview Polysilk Vinyl Shutters

Compound:Polysilk VinylFade, Chip, Crack, Peel & Water Resistant
Avaliable Colours:VariousNote: Mixed with polysilk vinyl during manufacturing.
Louver SizeVarious3 ½” Plantation Style, 2 ½” California Style
FramesNR (Not Required)
Reinforcement(s) & Pins


EnduraLink TM Connectors (Vinyl)
Green Product?‘Yes’ – These are 100% recyclable
WarrantyLimited Lifetime Warranty (25 Years)
ExtrasBifold Track, By-Pass Track, Hinged Panels
Grade: B+Price: $$ ($25 per.sq ft)Customer Satisfaction: 86%

MaxXmar (previously Shade-O-Matic) is a Canadian owned and operated custom window covering manufacturer and retailer that is excelling at the front line of window covering innovation in Canada. That being said the MaxXmar Talento Polysilk Vinyl Shutters can compete with Hunter Douglas in quality, but unfortunately not in service. From our experience – we’ve received numerous negative complaints from customers who didn’t have their vinyl shutters installed on the booked date because their shutters were made incorrectly. Sometimes it took weeks to resolve this. But all in all – for the price – averaging $25 per sq.ft – you are receiving and excellent vinyl shutter even though the service might be averaging at best – just good.

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3.    Vinyl-Tech PVC Shutters

Compound:UV Stabilized VinylFlame, Chip, Crack, Peel, Moisture Resistant
Available Colours:VariousWhite or Ivory Only
Louver SizeVarious3 ½” Plantation Style, 2 ½” California Style
FramesRequired (L, Z, T, or Casing)
Tilt Bar LocationFront-Side or Front-Center
Reinforcement(s) & Pins


China Grade Plastic Components
WarrantyLimited Lifetime Warranty
ExtrasBifold Track, By-Pass Track, Hinged Panels, Catchless Receiver
Grade: D-Price: $ ($14 per sq.ft.)Satisfaction: 63%

Vinyl Tech is a Canadian owned and operated window covering manufacturing that specializes in manufacturing some of the cheapest window coverings available on the Canadian market. These cheap Vinyl Tech Uv Stabilized PVC Shutters are made to be affordable for new and old home buyers that have a tight window covering budget. The truth is – you get what you pay for. Be warned, their ‘Limited Lifetime Warranty’ doesn’t cover discoloration or warping– which these cheaply made shutters are prone to. If you plan on purchasing these shutters – don’t put them in room where there’s high heat and moisture! Read this article for more information about California or plantation shutter costs in Canada.


If you’re in the market for top-quality Vinyl or Polystain Shutters – Hunter Douglas or MaxXmar are your best options. Hunter Douglas Palm Beach shutters are by far the best vinyl shutters on the market. If you don’t have time constraints and have a little less to spend on quality vinyl shutters – MaxXmar Talento Polysilk Vinyl Shutters. If you have a tight budget that you really, really, really want to purchase on Vinyl shutters – VinylTech shutters are not the option for you. Why? Cheap Shutters = Bad News. In that case, break your window covering project up into phases and purchase MaxXmar shutters. It will save you lot’s of time, headaches and money in the long run. Still Can’t decide?  These 4 Tips will help you choose the best custom window shutter available.

P.S. Because we love to help our customers, we put together a list of 5 major differences of wood vs vinyl shutters so you can make the best decision for your home and health!!

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