The obvious choice for custom shading solutions

Our family at The Shade and Shutter Shop takes great pride in our mission to deliver quality, USA-made products with industry-best cycle times and customer service. The custom nature of window treatments requires attention to detail as well as control processes and procedures to ensure a great finished result. We give you our attention! Proudly providing plantation shutters, window shades and blinds, retractable awnings, draperies upholstery & custom decorating for the greater Coastal Virginia area since 1979!

How it works

We keep the simple things simple… Simply Call for a Free Appointment… A friendly, creative design consultant will call and come to your home!

Your design consultant is qualified and trained to professional exacting standards. You receive top quality shades, shutters, awnings, draperies, blinds and upholstery, plus 40 years of creative ideas for unique, personal, home décor stylings!

Call us to talk through your project and we will schedule to take a look. Your designer will call to get acquainted and confirm your appointment. By asking questions about your project and learning about your interests, your designer will study your needs even before you meet! Then, we bring products you ask about, fabrics and selections and 40 years of experience to make your project come to life.

When your designer arrives, we will get to know you and your family’s lifestyle. Your designer is easy to talk to and will consider YOUR decor ideas, budget and style. You’ll know right away you made a good choice to call! Your overall plans for your home affect the choice for each window solution, regardless of the room.  Show us around. Your house should flow. Tell us your long term decorating ideas. Possibly you thought of windows as only light control and privacy. BUT, the right treatment and furniture design can enhance your room. It will bring you more beauty, more affordably than virtually any home furnishings. You don’t change furnishings often. We want you to have something you will love for years


Once we know the products you like and design treatment you’re thinking about, we’ll offer an array of fabric and hand samples to demonstrate the look and fit and offer styling ideas. You can browse our color photo portfolio to find exactly the look you want. With your ideas in mind, and by working together, we can create a long lasting solution you’ll love.

Quality, Reliability and Guarantees.

We are proud of the national brands we represent. We’re proud of the custom fit for your window. We know you will love our exclusive services and guarantees. Most of all, we’re proud of the customers we’ve pleased throughout eastern Virginia for over 40 years.

If you have an investment idea, we’ll work within it. We want you to have the most beautiful windows possible for an investment that is comfortable. If you like, we’ll suggest an estimate range for the product and treatment you’ve selected. Then we will bring in the exact samples of products and fabrics from our vast selection of thousands. Thanks to our guaranteed affordability and Best Pricing, you will have the lowest, competitive investment for equal quality, brands, and service.

The magic question

Once we walk through the options and selections and determine the solutions for the project, we will price your project on the spot and provide a quote good for one year offering you the best possible pricing. We will need about 90 minutes to walk through your project.

Depending on the complexity of the project, we may schedule a field measurement for our engineer to precisely measure your space &/or arrange to pick-up your furniture. We fabricate product, and depending on the project, install your project in 3-6 weeks.

We strive to have projects completed in 30 days. Shutters and draperies typically take 6 weeks to arrive finished. Our blinds and shades arrive quickly and we can generally install them in 2-3 weeks. Sunesta manufacturers quickly – awnings and screens are installed within 30 days. Made to measure items take some time and are worth the wait.

Once we receive and thoroughly inspect your products we set up your installation with our in-house pros. Window treatments can be complicated. We train our installers at factory levels and specialize in making your project both look terrific and function beautifully. Our techs are professional, tidy   – and nice! Most projects are installed within one day. If something is not right, we fix it. We offer a one year labor warranty and industry best manufacturers warranties.

Why we love our fabricators

We hand select our fabricators for:

  • Quality products with industry best warranties
  • Ability to quickly remedy issues
  • Fair pricing
  • The same we think you ask of us

This has been our formula since 1979 for thousands of residential and commercial projects. Call now for your FREE at-home consultation! Williamsburg or locally call 757-703-0007. Regionally call 833-677-4233

Our 4-Way Guarantee


Best Price Guarantee

We guarantee that the price you pay will be the best price for equivalent products and service. Within 30 days of the date you order, if you find the same brand, product, quality and model–offered with equal service and installation–we will gladly refund you with 100% of the difference. Please provide a verified written order.


Best Quality & Craftsmanship

We guarantee that each and every window covering product is customized to the specifications of the windows in your home. The workmanship of our products is of the highest industry standards. Within 30 days, if you find a discrepancy in the quality of construction, we will promptly repair or remake the product to your satisfaction.


10 Year Performance Guarantee

You have our assurance that the window covering products we provide will serve you with long-lasting durability, withstanding all forms of failure and performance. Within 10 years of the installation date, if the window fashions you purchased fail to perform as intended, we will repair it to working order. If it cannot be repaired, we will allow full prorated credit for unused time* toward a replacement product of your choosing.


On-time Guarantee

Your time is valuable. We respect it. Your designer will arrive on time or with reasonable notice. For installation, your installer will arrive on time within the estimated range given.  We will call you if there is a delay.

Exceptional Customer Standards
  • Our design consultation services are FREE.
  • We measure accurately for a custom fit, without a fee.
  • You are welcome to visit our showroom, but it is not expected for you to do so before scheduling an appointment.
  • All products are custom made to fit your windows. You will not receive off-the-shelf or ready-made products.
  • You will receive a written guarantee ensuring high standards in both quality and craftsmanship.
  • A 10 Year Product Performance Guarantee in writing for every window treatment.
  • You have our guarantee that you will not pay less for identical products and services.
  • We offer financing to fit your needs.
  • How We Work Together is one of the things we are most proud of. Read to find out how we listen to your ideas, then guide you to discover exciting, creative solutions for your home within an affordable price range.

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