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Top 3 Rules of Hurricane Prep

When preparing for a hurricane, there are several factors to consider: Ease of Use: There are multiple methods to securing your home against a hurricane. Some are more time and labor intensive than others. Armor Screen offers several options that are all relatively simple to deploy. Our solutions range from our Hemcord System, which can be deployed by sliding it along the pre-installed track and secured, to our Roll Up System, which can be deployed at the push of a [...]

2017-11-06T12:05:08+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The True Cost of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

If you’ve ever been in the path of a hurricane, you know the feeling of stress as the storm approaches. There’s so much to consider: water, food, safety of family and friends, gas, and more. Unfortunately in most cases, the main lasting memory of a storm is the financial loss incurred. The total damage of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey is estimated to pass $200 billion (Source: Fortune.com). We believe much of that loss could be prevented with proper preparation. Remember [...]

2017-11-06T11:20:18+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to Keep the Debris from Messing Up Your Home during Hurricane Season

Debris is the garbage in the aftermath of a major storm – and it is often takes months to collect and dispose of which means a huge cost to property owners and government offices. Last year, Hurricane Matthew left Brevard County with 820,854 cubic yards of storm degree that took two months to clear and $12 million. According to contractors, the debris was mostly vegetation, fencing, and construction materials. […]

2017-10-20T14:25:51+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog, Resources, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Keep the Debris from Messing Up Your Home during Hurricane Season

Armor Screen Protects Bokampers Sports Bar and Grill

Weather in South Florida can change in an instant, making outdoor dining areas at restaurants unusable when this happens. Bokampers Sports Bar and Grill in Ft. Lauderdale has taken steps to prevent this from happening by enclosing their outdoor area with Armor Screen. Now, guests can use this space all year round, rain or shine. “Armor Screen is a game changer for us. It gives our guests protection during inclement weather and allows for their viewing pleasure on a great [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:51+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Armor Screen News, Blog|Comments Off on Armor Screen Protects Bokampers Sports Bar and Grill

Armor Screen Protects Renowned Sculpture in Miami

The Faena hotel is a luxury hotel in Miami Beach that prides itself on creating a culture of unique art for its guests to enjoy. Its Faena Forum is even one of the hosts for Art Basel, an annual showcase of world-class modern and contemporary art. What better place for Damien Hirst’s piece, “Gone But Not Forgotten,” a nine-foot tall gold-leafed mammoth sculpture to be displayed. This is an irreplaceable piece of art that sits nearly on the sand in [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:51+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Armor Screen News, Blog|Comments Off on Armor Screen Protects Renowned Sculpture in Miami

The Predictions of Hurricanes is Not an Exact Science

Predicting the weather has come a long way in the last 100 years. Meteorologist have more sophisticated tools available such as satellite images and Doppler radar. These tools allow the meteorologist predictions to be fairly accurate for up to a week in advance. Even with all the advances in the tools the coast still continues to sustain an abundance of damage when a hurricane comes. Hurricane predictions fall into two categories: seasonal probabilities and the tracking of a current hurricane. [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:52+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Predictions of Hurricanes is Not an Exact Science

Quick FAQs on Hurricane Screens

  What are hurricane screens? Hurricane screens are tougher than your regular window and door screen. They can handle wind speeds of up to 276 mph, can block debris and hurricane strong winds and rain. These screens are perfect for large openings like storefronts, picture windows, lanais, and balconies. What’s the difference between hurricane shutters and hurricane screens? Hurricane shutters have to come down after a storm while the hurricane screens can stay installed but rolled up because they are [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:52+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Resources, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Quick FAQs on Hurricane Screens

Face to Face with a Hurricane: Why You Need Storm Screens

People can escape the brutal force of a hurricane. Unfortunately, structures like your office and home can’t run away from a storm. They will always be at the mercy of the elements which is why it is imperative to strengthen it and keep it reinforced as much as possible. After all, your home and your office is a major part of your life. Having to face total destruction can be avoided with the right strategy. According to scientists, hurricanes are [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:52+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Face to Face with a Hurricane: Why You Need Storm Screens

Hurricane Protection and Your Insurance

Let’s face it: The truth is hurricane-prone areas are eye-candy to insurance providers because the potential for business is high. However, insurance is not an easy or pleasant topic for many consumers, and when money is tight, one of the first items to be cut from the budget is insurance coverage. Insurance providers are willing to offer a reasonable insurance premium package if there are moves taken by the policy holder to add additional protection especially for property. These include [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:52+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Hurricane Protection and Your Insurance

The Other Effects of Having No Hurricane Protection

Everyone understands the devastation caused by storms and hurricanes. The proof is everywhere: news, Internet, and by talking to victims or victims’ family members.  Not many are aware that aside from the direct effects of hurricanes of human lives and property. There are other effects that reveal themselves long after the floods have gone and the winds have died down. According to a New Orleans heart doctor, Anand Irimpen, after Hurricane Katrina, more people were having heart attacks. He said [...]

2017-10-20T14:25:52+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Other Effects of Having No Hurricane Protection