Plantation Shutters for Sliding Glass Doors


Do you make plantation shutters for sliding glass doors (patio doors)?  I have seen the kind that open into bifolds on a hinge.


Carolyn M.


Dear Carolyn,

Great question. Thanks for bringing up this great vertical blind alternative; many people are looking for something like this these days for their patio doors and sliding glass doors. does carry plantation shutters for sliding glass doors. They’re a beautiful, chic option.


Track Plantation Shutters for Sliding Glass Door

Shutters for Patio Doors Brand Track Fauxwood Shutter


To accomplish this, offers two great options. The first is the Track Faux Wood Shutter. This option is made of sliding shutter panels that can stack on one side like vertical blinds. Because the panels slide from side to side, they are easy to operate with with the sliding glass door. The only thing to consider is that the panels stack on one side of the door or the other and cannot leave the whole door uncovered.


Accordion Fold Shutters for Patio Door Cartwright Wood Shutters

Cartwright Wood Shutters

The second option is Cartwright Wood Shutters which are available in an accordion folding option. These shutters can be folded and turned out 180 degrees for an unobstructed view. Choose the four panel bi-fold split (configuration 10) and a three sided frame to achieve the look you’re talking about.

Both options are available in a number of unique paints and stains You can order either of these shutters unfinished, then paint or stain them yourself in whatever color you choose. Both offer customized louvers (choose larger louvers for a more modern look) and rear tilt control, if you prefer it.

Order Away!

Ordering this type of shutter can be tricky, especially when you account for carpet clearance and other concerns. If you’d like to have an expert walk you through the ordering process have questions, feel free to call us at (800) 505-1905 and ask for our Shutter Specialist, Scott. He’s fully equipped to answer any and all questions you may have about the best product for you.

Happy decorating!


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  1. Kelly Newton Reply

    Hi Esther! Having vertical blinds is such a great idea for sliding class doors! I particularly love the white color of the wood shutters displayed in the picture!

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