How To Measure Vinyl Shutters

How To Measure Vinyl Shutters

The height of the shutter should be from the top of the window frame to the bottom of the window
frame. In choosing the width of the shutter consider a best fit width that works for all your windows if
possible. The width of your shutter should not be too wide, too narrow nor too short.



too short
too narrow



How to install your new shutters

Shutter Spike installation:

Required for Installation
Electric drill, 1/4" drill bit, hammer, and Shutter-Spike (picture to the right)
For use on any surface including: wood, aluminum, vinyl, stucco, hardboard, brick, or masonry.
Step 1
Place the shutter next to the window and mark desired location against the wall or
Step 2
For smaller sizes use four Shutter-Spikes per shutter. For large sizes 55" and over, use
six Shutter-Spikes per shutter.
Step 3
To help ensure proper alignment mark or pre-drill holes using a 1/4" drill bit into the
shutter before attaching it to the wall.
Step 4
With the shutter in location against the wall, drill through the shutter into the wall
surface 3 1/4" deep. Make sure you drill holes deep enough so the Shutter-Spike doesn't bottom
Step 5
Grasp the Shutter-Lok supporting shank and push it through the shutter hole and into
the wall surface. Tap the Shutter-Spike gently with a hammer to snug the shutter against the
siding. Do not over tighten , or this will cause the shutter to dimple.
To remove shutters do not attempt to pull out the Shutter-Spikes. Simply use a pair of
snips and slide them behind the shutter to cut the Shutter-Lok off at the shank. Additional
Shutter-Spikes can be purchased separately.