Selecting Exterior Shutters for Your House

What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Exterior shutters do more than make your windows look nice. They can help keep the temperature down and defend against hurricanes. Learn more about the custom varieties available from Louver Shop of Metro Detroit.

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

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

Our Louver Shop of Metro Detroit 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 offer the most sought-after exterior shutter styles customized for your style.

Categories 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 back then used them to cover windows frames and glass from winter winds, ice and snow.

Now, shutters from Louver Shop of Metro Detroit are detailed and easily 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 choices 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 your home. Decorative louvered shutters deliver noteworthy style and a splash 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 linked horizontally with a batten.

These shutters merge 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 protect 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 block intense sunlight while still permitting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to come through. These top-hinge shutters can be fixed 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 let go of style for hurricane protection.

Storm louvered shutters and storm Bahama shutters look like decorative wood styles. But they’re produced from durable aluminum to defend your home against high winds and soaring debris.

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

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

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Exterior Shutters Built to Last

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

Make them your own with a choice of materials, colors, hardware and more. We manufacture our shutters here in the USA, so you’ll be admiring them in a flash. That means three weeks or sooner, much of the time.

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

*Not hurricane rated.

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