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What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Picking Exterior Shutters for Your Home

Exterior shutters do more than make your home look nice. They can help keep the temperature down and defend against hurricanes. Learn more about the custom choices available from Louver Shop of Dallas/Fort Worth.

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

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

Our Louver Shop of Dallas/Fort Worth 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 popular exterior shutter styles customized for your windows.

Styles of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

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

Contemporary shutters from Louver Shop of Dallas/Fort Worth 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 requested selections for exterior shutters.

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

Functional louvered shutters supply privacy and security.* They also let ambient light and airflow into windows. Decorative louvered shutters deliver unique 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 distinct dimensions. Their look gives homes a dash 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 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 favorite in the Caribbean to filter 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 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 looks for hurricane protection.

Storm louvered shutters and storm Bahama shutters look like traditional wood styles. But they’re created from tough aluminum to protect 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 house when a storm is on its way.

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

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Exterior Shutters Created to Last

Our shutters are built to last for years. And our incredible finishes retain their rich colors, keeping your shutters looking great for years.

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

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

*Not hurricane rated.

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