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What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Selecting Exterior Shutters for Your Space

Exterior shutters do more than make your house look great. They can help keep the temperature down and protect from hurricanes. Learn more about the custom varieties available from Louver Shop of Colorado.

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

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

Our Louver Shop of Colorado 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 make the most in-demand exterior shutter styles customized for your style.

Types of Exterior Shutters

Raised panel shutters on a home

Raised Panel Shutters

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

Now, shutters from Louver Shop of Colorado are ornate and highly 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 choices for exterior shutters.

The centuries-old design of open louvers provides a simple 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 touch 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 bold dimensions. Their look gives homes a flourish 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 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 stop intense sunlight while still allowing soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to come through. These top-hinge shutters can be fixed against your windows for storm security.*

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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 beauty for hurricane protection.

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

And you can defend 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 operate with the touch of a button. They roll into a subtle housing box while not in use, so they don’t detract from your home’s architectural charm.

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Exterior Shutters Created to Last

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

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

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

*Not hurricane rated.

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