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What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Selecting Exterior Shutters for Your Home

Exterior shutters do more than make your windows look nice. They can help make it cooler and protect from hurricanes. Learn more about the custom varieties available from Louver Shop of Austin.

Exterior shutters do more than make your Austin windows look great. They can help make it cooler and defend it against storms.

With a selection of styles available, how do you figure out which is best for your space?

Our Louver Shop of Austin 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 provide the most popular exterior shutter styles customized for your style.

Categories of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

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

Modern shutters from Louver Shop of Austin are elaborate and thoroughly 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 supply privacy and security.* They also allow ambient light and airflow into windows. Decorative louvered shutters deliver unique style and a hint 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 merge rustic design with distinct dimensions. Their look gives homes a mix 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 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 choice in the Caribbean to block intense sunlight while still letting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to come 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 made from tough aluminum to defend your home against high winds and flying debris.

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

For even faster storm protection, rolling hurricane shutters are set up with the touch of a button. They go into an unnoticeable housing box while not in use, so they don’t take away from your home’s architectural appeal.

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Exterior Shutters Created to Last

Our shutters are created to last season after season. And our incredible finishes retain their striking colors, keeping your shutters looking good for years.

Personalize 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, in most cases.

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

*Not hurricane rated.