Bahama shutters protect the dormer windows on this beachfront Antigua home. This is tropical living at its best.
Exterior wood shutters are often made from naturally decay-resistant Western red cedar.
Bahama shutters are also appropriate on lakefront homes. This South Carolina home on The Reserve at Lake Keowee features Bahama shutters with center stiles.
Bahama shutters can be used all year in Hawaii.
Ground-level Bahama shutters provide privacy from nosy neighbors at this Alys Beach, Florida, residence.
The beachy blue shutters on this Boca Grande, Florida, residence are hurricane rated.
Bahama shutters were a must on this coastal home in Port Aransas, Texas.
Bahama shutters and Chippendale balustrades combine to create a classic anglo-Caribbean home in Jupiter, Florida.
While interior shutters don't necessarily protect you from the elements, they do encourage ventilation (much like the transom window).
Leaving your Bahama shutters wide open on summer nights allows for breezes to fill your home.