Preparation work on site must be completed prior to any installation. This should also be factored in when trying to determine how long shutters will take to be installed.
Experts advise that for a simple rectangular average small window a shutter would take approximately an hour to install. If the shutters are to be installed for bay windows then this would take longer at between three to four hours.
Research by diyornot.com indicates that it will take a professional 3.2 hours to fit simple exterior window shutters to an average single story home whilst it will take approx 5.5 hours for a DIY self installation .