Choosing Exterior Shutters for Your Space

What Are Exterior Shutters For?

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

Exterior shutters do more than make your New Jersey house look good. They can also make it cooler and defend it against storms.

With many different styles available, how do you figure out which is best for your house?

Our Louver Shop design experts can help match 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 offer the most in-demand exterior shutter styles customized for your home.

Styles of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

Raised panel shutters were initially used in the cold territories of the northeastern United States. Homeowners back then used them to defend windows frames and glass from winter winds, ice and snow.

Contemporary shutters from Louver Shop are elaborate and thoroughly 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 selections for exterior shutters.

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

Functional louvered shutters provide privacy and security.* They also permit ambient light and airflow into homes. 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 character gives homes a dash of old-world style and country charm.

Functional board and batten shutters close against windows to secure 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 block intense sunlight while still permitting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to pass through. These top-hinge shutters can be fastened against your windows for storm defense.*

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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 give up looks for hurricane protection.

Storm louvered shutters and storm Bahama shutters look like traditional wood styles. But they’re created from durable aluminum to defend your home against high winds and soaring 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 quicker storm protection, rolling hurricane shutters work 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 features.

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Exterior Shutters Built to Last

Our shutters are made to last for years to come. And our exclusive finishes retain their striking colors, keeping your shutters looking good for years.

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

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

*Not hurricane rated.

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