DO YOUR OWN ESTIMATING

1) Measure the raw opening size (width and height) in inches. Note that the raw opening size is a little greater than just the frame size. Shown in picture to the right

2) Increase opening dimmensions to obtain the finished shutter dimmensions as follows:

PANELS- Each panel covers 12" of width and the length is cut to fit the application. However, the width coverage is 1.5" greater than the number of panels X 12 (for example, 3 panels covers 36" + 1.5" or 37.5").

Add 10" to the raw height to get shutter height.

For example, an opening that is 37" wide by 62" high would require 3 panels at 72". Note that the extra 1.5" per opening is not included in the sq ft calculation therefore the shutter width is 36" and the shutter height is 72". In this case:

Finished shutter width= 36"

Finished shutter height= 72"

ACCORDIONS

Add stacking room to the opening width.

Opening Width___Add

36".....................12"

54".....................13"

60".....................13"

72".....................14"

96".....................15"

120"...................16"

Add 8" to the opening height

FABRIC

Add 10" to width and height

ROLL UP FABRIC or ALUNIMUM

Add 10" to width

Add 12" to height

COLONIALS

Add 1" to width and height (result of height must be an even number; round up if necessary)

BAHAMAS

Add 8" to width and height (result of height and width must be an even number; round up if necessary)

3) Calculate square feet

sq ft = shutter width times shutter height divided by 144

e.g... 36" X 72"/144 = 18 sq ft

4) Calculate Estimated Price

Get the price per sq ft from the Comparisons/Price Table and multiply it by the total number of square feet that you calculated.

Add in any options such as track or motors

Note: Our price generally falls in the lower range of the published prices.