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What Are Exterior Shutters For?

Choosing Exterior Shutters for Your House

Exterior shutters do more than make your home look good. They can help make it cooler and secure it against hurricanes. Learn more about the custom choices available from Louver Shop of Kansas City.

Exterior shutters do more than make your Kansas City home look great. They can help make it cooler and shield it against storms.

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

Our Louver Shop of Kansas City 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 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 initially used in the cold territories 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 Kansas City are ornate and thoroughly 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 permit 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 combine rustic design with striking dimensions. Their character 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 top pick in the Caribbean to block intense sunlight while still letting soft, ambient light and cooling breezes to pass through. These top-hinge shutters can be fixed against your windows for storm defense.*

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Which Architecture 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 produced from durable aluminum to protect your home against high winds and airborne 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 approaching.

For even faster storm protection, rolling hurricane shutters operate 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 Built to Last

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

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

Plan a free consultation with Louver Shop of Kansas City today to start designing the custom exterior shutters of your dreams.

*Not hurricane rated.

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