The wind is one of the most dangerous aspects of a hurricane. While a thunderstorm may produce strong, gusty winds that reach 35, 40, or even 50 mph momentarily, they’re nowhere near hurricane strength. Once winds reach 74 mph, they’re dangerous, hurricane-force winds that can cause a massive amount of damage including:
When a hurricane is forecasted for Southwest Florida, you have to act quickly to prepare for the onslaught. That means making sure you have plenty of food, water, and personal care items on hand. Protect your property by securing any loose items in and around your yard, covering vulnerable windows and doors, and tuning in to local emergency broadcasts for further instructions.
If you don’t act quickly to protect your home and property, hurricane-force winds can cause severe damage. As a storm approaches, winds pick up tree branches, lumber, and other debris, and these objects are hurled through the air. Your windows and patio doors can be shattered in an instant unless you protect them by covering them with boards, hurricane shutters, or screens.
One of the problems with using plywood to protect your home’s windows is it’s a temporary fix. As soon as the storm threat passes, you have to take them down. Next time a storm is headed your way, you’ll need to put them back up again.
For hurricane and storm protection that is flexible, easy to use, and durable, Accordion Shutters in Fort Myers and Cape Coral, FL from Shutters239 are a great option. They offer year-round protection from strong winds, flying objects, projectiles, and wind-blown debris. Thanks to our over 35 years of experience, we’re the area’s premier provider when it comes to the design and installation of accordion shutters in Macro Island, FL for hurricane protection in Southwest Florida.
Your home isn’t the same as anyone else’s home and you require one-of-a-kind solutions to issues like hurricane protection. With vertical slats custom-designed to fit openings of any width, our Accordion Shutters in Bonita Springs and Naples, Florida can be used to protect your windows, doors, patios, and balconies. With the flexibility of opening to either side or down the middle, you can enjoy durable and robust storm protection, no matter how unique your home design is.
While protecting against storms is their main job, our accordion shutters in Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, FL can also be equipped with keyed locks. This small addition turns your hurricane protection into security shutters, keeping unwanted intruders from breaking in. Whether you live in Southwest Florida part-time, travel frequently, or if you’re forced to evacuate during major storms, rest assured that your home is kept protected and safe while you’re away.
Contact us to discuss your hurricane protection needs or to learn more about our Accordion Shutter options. Our dedicated team is highly experienced and we’ll work with you every step of the way, so you get exactly what you need. We’ll also help you keep your accordion shutters in good working order with our yearly maintenance plan.
We have decades of experience helping homeowners like yourself in southwest Florida protect their homes. We know first-hand what hurricane-force winds, heavy rains, and flying debris can do to an unprotected home. Our team of experts can help you find the perfect roll-down aluminum shutters for your home. We focus on you and your home, not on our own needs, so we will:
Carefully install your accordian shutters permanently on the structure
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