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What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Choosing Exterior Shutters for Your House

Exterior shutters do more than make your house look nice. They can help cool it down and protect from hurricanes. Learn more about the custom varieties available from Louver Shop of Charlotte.

Exterior shutters do more than make your Charlotte home look nice. They can help make it cooler and defend it against storms.

With many different styles available, how do you find out which is a good fit for your home?

Our Louver Shop of Charlotte 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 popular exterior shutter styles customized for your windows.

Types of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

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

Now, shutters from Louver Shop of Charlotte are ornate and thoroughly customizable.*

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Which Architecture 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 requested selections for exterior shutters.

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

Functional louvered shutters supply 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 attached horizontally with a batten.

These shutters combine rustic design with bold dimensions. Their look gives homes a flourish 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 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 top choice in the Caribbean to block intense sunlight while still permitting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to go through. These top-hinge shutters can be fastened against your windows for storm security.*

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Which Architecture 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 beauty for hurricane protection.

Storm louvered shutters and storm Bahama shutters look like classic wood styles. But they’re made from reliable aluminum to defend your home against high winds and airborne debris.

And you can secure your home against hurricanes in minutes, not days. You only have to secure the hurricane shutters against your house when a storm is approaching.

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

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Exterior Shutters Created to Last

Our shutters are built to last season after season. And our exclusive finishes retain their rich colors, keeping your shutters looking top-notch 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 admiring them in no time. That means three weeks or sooner, many times.

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

*Not hurricane rated.