Picking Exterior Shutters for Your House

What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Exterior shutters do more than make your house look great. They can help keep the temperature down and defend against hurricanes. Learn more about the custom options available from Louver Shop.

Exterior shutters do more than make your Wichita house look nice. They can help make it cooler and protect it against storms.

With many different styles available, how do you know which is best for your home?

Our Louver Shop design specialists 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 for free!

We make the most in-demand exterior shutter styles customized for your style.

Categories of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

Raised panel shutters were initially used in the chilly region of the northeastern United States. Homeowners often used them to defend windows frames and glass from winter winds, ice and snow.

Contemporary shutters from Louver Shop are ornate and highly customizable.*

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Which Home 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 selections for exterior shutters.

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

Functional louvered shutters provide privacy and security.* They also permit ambient light and airflow into homes. Decorative louvered shutters deliver unique style and a touch of color.

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Which Building 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 linked horizontally with a batten.

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

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

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Which Architecture 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 filter intense sunlight while still letting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to go through. These top-hinge shutters can be fixed against your windows for storm defense.*

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Which Building Styles Work Best with Bahama Shutters?

  • Coastal/Beach 
  • Tropical 
  • Contemporary/Modern

Hurricane shutters on a house

Hurricane Shutters

You don’t have to sacrifice looks for hurricane protection.

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

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

For even faster storm protection, rolling hurricane shutters operate with the touch of a button. They roll into a subtle housing box while not in use, so they don’t detract from your home’s architectural charm.

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Exterior Shutters Created to Last

Our shutters are built to last for years. And our incredible finishes retain their striking colors, keeping your shutters looking great 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 admiring them in practically no time. That means three weeks or sooner, many times.

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

*Not hurricane rated.

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