Hidden Tilt Rod Shutters: Maximize Your View, Las Vegas! The hidden tilt rod is a thin metal strip on the back of the louver set that gives you control over the movement of your plantation shutters.Hardly visible from the front, this hidden tilt bar gives you control of your view. You simply adjust one louver to the desired position, and the rest of the louvers move in harmony.With the tilt rod mounted on the back of the louvers, your plantation shutters give your room a contemporary atmosphere. And, just like with a front mount tilt bar, cleaning and maintaining your shutters is simple when your reach is unobstructed.We mount the tilt bar this way because we love the clean look it gives plantation shutters. Our installation experts custom design plantation shutters with rear-mount tilt rods to fit your windows and style perfectly.