Hurricane Shutters


USA: Hurricane Shutters: Hurricane Shutter Manufacturers





Hurricane Shutters provide protection against high winds and flying objects produced by hurricanes. They are available in various forms, ranging widely in cost. The simplest form of hurricane shutter is the storm panel. Made of aluminium, this is fixed to the outside of the window in response to hurricane warnings.


A more flexible approach is the accordion hurricane shutter. This slides horizontally on top and bottom tracks, and can be easily opened away when not required. The most sophisticated type of hurricane shutter is the roll-down. This comprises linked horizontal slats, which roll up into a top housing. Roll-down hurricane shutters can be electrically operated, with automatic systems to close the shutters on a time clock, or in response to weather or light sensors. 




The following leading hurricane shutter manufacturers have comprehensive websites, with information on all aspects of hurricane shutters, including online catalogs, colours and materials for hurricane shutters, and care and maintenance of hurricane shutters


Empire Construction & Development: Hurricane Shutters. Empire Construction & Development, of Broward County, Florida, specializes in customizing storm shields for any window or entrance. It publishes the Hurricane Shutters Florida website, which is an online retailer of hurricane shutters. The product range comprises: Storm Panels, Accordion Hurricane Shutters, Roll Down Hurricane Shutters, and Impact Resistant Windows. These are fortified to withstand the impact of debris from hurricane winds, and can be retro-fitted. Storm panels are available in aluminum and in clear GE Lexan or Protexan.


South Florida Shutters: Hurricane Shutters. South Florida Shutters, of Coral Gables, Florida, manufactures and installs hurricane shutters. Its product range comprises: Accordion Hurricane Shutters, Roll Down Hurricane Shutters, Storm Panels, and Colonial Shutters. Roll Down Shutters can be used for security, privacy, and sunshade, as well as for hurricane protection. Operation can be manual, using an internal or external hand crank, or electrical. Remote controls, timers, and weather and light sensors, are available to provide automatic opening and closing of Roll Down Hurricane Shutters.



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