Are Hurricane Shutters Necessary?

shuttersSouthwest Florida hasn’t been hit by a major storm in the past several years. This has got many people asking themselves, “Are Hurricane Shutters Necessary?”  It’s only a matter of time before we experience another major hurricane, and you will be glad you were prepared when the time comes.  It’s important that you take the time to prepare your family and your home for the possibility of a storm. Installing Hurricane Shutters is one of the best way to protect your home during a hurricane. It is the most popular and widely-used form of hurricane protection. But the question remains, “Are Hurricane Shutters Necessary?” Should you install hurricane shutters on your home? Without hurricane shutters, when there are heavy winds your windows may shatter as a result of increased pressure.

Once your windows have broke, there is no end to the amount of rain and debris getting in that can cause significant damage to your home. If you could protect your windows and doors, wouldn’t you want to try it? Replacement windows and doors will cost a pretty penny whether they are impact glass or not. This is why hurricane shutters are so important. They keep your family safe by keeping the wind, rain, and debris out of your home.

Armor Screen is built to withstand the strongest storms. Our products are able to survive multiple large missile impacts without failure. In fact, Armor Screen may be the only product to have survived a category 5 hurricane without damage. Compared to other forms of hurricane protection, such as impact windows, hurricane shutters are fairly cost-effective. Hurricane shutters are great for homeowners on a smaller budget. Armor Screen products offer tremendous strength while preserving the architectural integrity of your home or business.


When it comes to choosing hurricane shutters, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for everyone. The right type of hurricane shutters for you comes down to a variety of different factors. Our Hurricane Shutters are permanently affixed to your home and are the easiest type of hurricane shutters to deploy. When a storm comes, all you have to do is press a button. Your home will be ready to withstand the force of a hurricane in a matter of minutes.  Our lightweight, transparent systems have a variety of deployment options to choose from. Check out our different systems to see how Armor Screen can quickly protect your home or business.



2017-10-20T14:25:53+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Armor Screen News|Comments Off on Are Hurricane Shutters Necessary?