relating to storm panels:
official hurricane season runs for 6 months from June 1st to December
1st, but storms may develop early or late.
generally don't begin to install storm protection until landfall
predictions become more certain - usually 24 hours or less prior
to a storm's arrival.
wind speed during which shutter placement is often done can be
45 mph or greater, making panel weight and size important factors.
of homeowners fail to adequately prepare for a major storm.
windows offers absolutely no penetration protection from a storm.
damage done to homes is due to wind pressure entering the house
(windows shattered by debris) and forcing off the roof from underneath.
storm panels are the cheapest and most effective way of preventing
damage caused by hurricane wind and wind-borne debris.
will spend on the average of 18% more while receiving 14% less
protection when installing plywood over openings instead of corrugated
shutters. A basic corrugated shutter equates to 5/8 in. plywood,
but weighs much less.
may receive an insurance discount when storm panels or other approved
hurrican protection devices are installed.
you must rely on someone else to put up your storm protection,
circumstances at the critical moment may prevent them from being
available. Lightweight shutters of manageable size may enable
you to install at least some protection yourself.
mixture of metal shutter panels with interspersed transparent
poly-carbonate panels of equal strenght will allow sunlight to
enter rooms if building power is lost, and allow you to see outside.
and easy installation and removal.
mount directly to surface, or be used with optional upper and
lower receiver tracks to speed installation.
panel legs add strength while reducing the need for field stitching
or reinforcing bars.
panel profile allows lighter guage construction while maintaining
20% lower in cost than many competing storm panels.
to withstand debris impact at a speed of 50 feet per second.
panels are narrower and thinner than plywood, resulting in a smaller
ribbed design for reinforced protection.
of two styles.
allows for application options.
installation instructions for do-it-yourself.
products meet or exceed current codes.
instructions are recommended tool list provided. For proper stud
installations or questions, please call us for a FREE consultation.
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