How Long Does It Take To Get Shutters in Cleveland? The entire plantation shutter process, from your initial consultation to finishing your shutter installation, usually takes around four to six weeks on average. The reason it takes this long is because our goal is to build the perfect shutters for your windows. Doing that requires us to take exact measurements, make use of advanced software to design your shutters, assemble your brand-new shutters manually, and get them to you prior to installation. Real wood shutters typically take longer due to the staining and finishing process.It will take a little time, but it’s a wait that’s well worth it.