The Miami suburb of Homestead in Florida is blessed with a fine weather and the kind of sunshine that brings Americans from all over to the state of oranges, alligators, and hurricanes. And in 1981, this peaceful suburb saw around 25 inches of rain over a very short period of time, thanks to Hurricane Dennis. It also bore the brunt of Andrew’s fury in 1992. And in case you don’t know, it is that time of the year again when hurricanes start appearing.
There is only real solution and placing that solution becomes that much more imperative because hurricanes can cause real danger to life and property. The solution, as you may guess, is rolling shutters. They offer multiple benefits of storm protection, security, privacy, insulation, or noise and light reduction.
A five-year warranty too is available with some of the manufacturers, a clear indication that they are confident of their product. On your part, do the due diligence to understand the nature of the warranty. Is it limited to moving parts, or the entire rolling shutters assembly?
Rolling shutters for the city of Homestead also acquire special meaning because they town is growing and new constructions are best off with rolling shutters hurricane protection that fulfill Florida hurricane shutters code for installation. If you feel you are up to it, then go for a D-I-Y installation but remember that the rolling shutters you put up should be good enough to get you insurance breaks. In a new construction there is more scope for concealment of these shutters when not in use.
Windows, doors, store fronts, lanais, patios, high-rise buildings, offices, condos, safe cases, counter areas such as kitchen breeze ways, reception areas, and openings that are not exactly easy to reach can easily be covered and protected with roll-down shutters. Custom-fits to cover awkwardly shaped openings are an option, they may cost more. At the same time, the installer must be able to carry out the fitting. So, check in advance and get references.