Choosing Exterior Shutters for Your House

What Are Exterior Shutters For?

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

Exterior shutters do more than make your Cleveland house look nice. They can also make it cooler and shield it against storms.

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

Our Louver Shop of Cleveland 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 at no cost!

We make the most in-demand exterior shutter styles customized for your home.

Categories of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

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

Contemporary shutters from Louver Shop of Cleveland are detailed 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 options for exterior shutters.

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

Functional louvered shutters offer privacy and security.* They also let ambient light and airflow into windows. Decorative louvered shutters deliver noteworthy style and a touch of color.

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Which Building 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 mix 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 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 filter intense sunlight while still permitting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to come through. These top-hinge shutters can be secured 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 beauty for hurricane protection.

Storm louvered shutters and storm Bahama shutters look like classic 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. You only have to secure the hurricane shutters against your windows when a storm is approaching.

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

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Exterior Shutters Built to Last

Our shutters are created to last for years to come. And our lasting finishes retain their rich colors, keeping your shutters looking good for years.

Make them your own with a choice of materials, colors, hardware and more. We produce our shutters here in the USA, so you’ll be admiring them in no time. That means three weeks or sooner, many times.

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

*Not hurricane rated.

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