Whether you are designing the home of your dreams or sprucing up your current home to add curb appeal, your windows are a great way to improve the look of your home. Window shutters add another level of curb appeal by bringing style and beauty to your windows. Many homeowners do not realize how varied the window shutter options available for their home really are. At Window World in Bloomington, we offer a wide range of beautiful shutters to perfectly fit the look of any home. This helpful guide will walk you through what you need to know about the types of window shutters available.


1.      Raised Panel Shutters

If your home has the look and feel of a country cottage, raised panel shutters are perfect for your windows. They create a charming and timeless look. They look terrific as a border for a window planter. Raised panel shutters are the perfect touch for a kitchen window.


2.      Louvered Shutters

Louvered shutters are one of the most widely recognizable looks when it comes to window shutters. This elegant look has been around since the 1700s. With operable louvered shutters, homeowners can have greater control over both ventilation and light in a space. With its clean lines and simple design, this shutter is perfect for a modern home.


3.      Board and Batten Shutters

One of the most stunning options for window shutters is a board and batten design. Board and batten is a style with individual boards. Originally associated with a farmhouse look or barn siding, this style has come to be known as one of the cleanest, most modern looks for both siding and shutters. The best part is that these beautiful shutters are incredibly sturdy and highly customizable.


4.      Combination Shutters

Your home’s look may not neatly fit into a category. Our window shutter experts can help you create a new look which integrates two different styles. We can help you choose the best fit for your home’s architectural style and then install your new shutters to create the perfect finished look.


Bloomington Window Shutters Installation

If you are ready to update the look of your home with beautiful new shutters that will get the neighbors talking, our window shutter installation professionals can help. Whether you live in a charming Queen Anne or a modern bungalow, we can assist you in choosing the perfect shutters for your home and then install them for you. Our shutters will not fade against the sun’s harsh ultraviolet rays, lasting for many years to come. Take a look at this gallery of our incredible work to gather ideas for your home. When you’re done, give us a call at 309-827-5237 to order installation for your new shutters, or contact us to find out more about what we do.