Picking Exterior Shutters for Your Home

What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Exterior shutters do more than make your windows look nice. They can help cool it down and secure it against hurricanes. Learn more about the custom options available from Louver Shop.

Exterior shutters do more than make your Louisville home look good. They can also make it cooler and protect it against storms.

With a variety of styles available, how do you find out which is right for your space?

Our Louver Shop design professionals can help line up your needs (and wants) with custom exterior shutters. We’ll bring the showroom to your living room, take measurements and provide you with a no-obligation quote—all at no cost!

We provide the most sought-after exterior shutter styles customized for your windows.

Categories of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

Raised panel shutters were originally used in the chilly climates of the northeastern United States. Homeowners at the time used them to defend windows frames and glass from winter winds, ice and snow.

Modern shutters from Louver Shop are detailed and highly customizable.*

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Which House Styles Work Best with Raised Panel Shutters?

  • Colonial 
  • Farmhouse 
  • Georgian 
  • Historic 
  • Ranch

Louvered shutters on a porch

Louvered Shutters

Louvered shutters are one of the most popular choices for exterior shutters.

The centuries-old design of open louvers provides a clean look.

Functional louvered shutters offer privacy and security.* They also allow ambient light and airflow into your home. Decorative louvered shutters deliver distinctive style and a splash of color.

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Which Architecture Styles Work Best with Louvered Shutters?

  • Cape Cod 
  • Colonial 
  • Cottage/Bungalow 
  • Craftsman 
  • Farmhouse 
  • Ranch

Board and batten shutters on a home

Board & Batten Shutters

Board and batten shutters have wide, vertical planks connected horizontally with a batten.

These shutters unite rustic design with striking dimensions. Their look gives homes a flourish of old-world style and country charm.

Functional board and batten shutters close against windows to defend against wind, snow and other elements.*

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Which Home Styles Work Best with Board & Batten Shutters?

  • Cabins/Cottages 
  • European/Tudor 
  • Farmhouse 
  • Mediterranean/Spanish 
  • Mission 
  • Ranch

Bahama shutters on a home

Bahama Shutters

Bahama shutters are a favorite in the Caribbean to stop intense sunlight while still permitting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to pass through. These top-hinge shutters can be fixed against your windows for storm protection.*

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Which Home Styles Work Best with Bahama Shutters?

  • Coastal/Beach 
  • Tropical 
  • Contemporary/Modern

Hurricane shutters on a house

Hurricane Shutters

You don’t have to let go of looks for hurricane protection.

Storm louvered shutters and storm Bahama shutters look like traditional wood styles. But they’re produced from tough aluminum to protect your home against high winds and airborne debris.

And you can defend your home against hurricanes in minutes, not days. Simply secure the hurricane shutters against your house when a storm is approaching.

For even immediate storm protection, rolling hurricane shutters work with the touch of a button. They go into a subtle housing box while not in use, so they don’t distract from your home’s architectural features.

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Exterior Shutters Made to Last

Our shutters are built to last for years. And our exclusive finishes retain their vibrant colors, keeping your shutters looking top-notch for years.

Customize them with a choice of materials, colors, hardware and more. We produce our shutters here in the USA, so you’ll be enjoying them in practically no time. That means three weeks or sooner, in most cases.

Request a free consultation with Louver Shop today to start building the custom exterior shutters of your dreams.

*Not hurricane rated.

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