FAQs About Hurricane Shutters

Did you just move to the Houston, TX area and are looking for ways to protect your home? Have you been living in the area and need to invest in quality shutters? Are you curious about hurricane shutters? Take a look at some of our frequently asked questions below. If you have further questions or concerns, please give us a call.

small hurricane panels by the garage
What are hurricane shutters?

Hurricane shutters are heavy aluminum shutters that cover the windows and doors of your home, protecting them from flying debris and high wind speeds during a storm. They are typically affixed via a bolt or track.

Do I need hurricane shutters?

Some states and insurance companies may require you to have hurricane shutters on your home to add some form of protection. If you live in an area prone to heavy storms and hurricanes, it’s a good idea to make the investment to protect your home.

Should I get shutters for all windows?

If you get hurricane shutters for one window or door, you should have them on all windows and doors. Protection occurs best if all openings are covered. If other openings are not covered, it could cause a total loss of your home from the extreme pressure.

What are the best types of hurricane shutters?

We offer hurricane panels and rolling shutters, both of which help protect your home against hurricanes. Both products are durable and easy to install. Hurricane panels may have sharp edges so it is important to be careful when storing them. Rolling shutters are easy to operate and do not need to be taken down as you can simply roll them up or down depending on your needs. Choosing between the two depends on your needs, budget, and desired style.

When should I invest in hurricane shutters?

You should purchase hurricane shutters as soon as you purchase a house. Don’t wait until the first big storm to protect your house as it could be too late.

What if I can’t afford hurricane shutters?

First, contact our team for a free estimate as we strive to fit the needs and budget of each customer. You can view some of our other products here as well. If you can’t afford hurricane shutters right now, you can board up your windows and doors using plywood to prevent damage.

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