Selecting Exterior Shutters for Your Home

What Are Exterior Shutters For?

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

Exterior shutters do more than make your South Georgia windows look great. They can potentially make it cooler and shield it against storms.

With a selection of styles available, how do you figure out which is a good fit for your home?

Our Louver Shop design experts 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 offer 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 initially used in the chilly region of the northeastern United States. Homeowners often used them to cover 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 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 in-demand options 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 windows. 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 linked horizontally with a batten.

These shutters merge rustic design with striking dimensions. Their presence gives homes a mix 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 Building 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 top pick in the Caribbean to stop intense sunlight while still allowing 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 let go of style for hurricane protection.

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

And you can protect your home against hurricanes in minutes, not days. Just secure the hurricane shutters against your windows when a storm is on its way.

For even immediate storm protection, rolling hurricane shutters operate with the touch of a button. They fit into an unnoticeable housing box while not in use, so they don’t distract from your home’s architectural charm.

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Exterior Shutters Built to Last

Our shutters are made to last season after season. And our lasting finishes retain their striking colors, keeping your shutters looking great for years.

Personalize 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, much of the time.

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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