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Aluminum Storm Panels for Sliding Glass Doors

     In regions that are susceptible to severe weather conditions, installing hurricane shutters is an important safety precaution. If you live along the southern U.S. coast or in the Caribbean, installing hurricane shutters on your home or business is a must. Our aluminum storm Panels have rock-solid durability and are easy to set-up – which makes our aluminum storm panels an absolute necessity when storms and hurricanes threaten the safety of your loved ones and property.

     Our aluminum storm panels come in a variety of standard sizes but can be custom designed to fit any window, large opening, balcony or sliding glass doors. Our aluminum storm panels feature an easy-to-use track system for faster set-up. Each panel slides effortlessly into an upper and lower track, then are secured with washer-based wing nuts. If your home or business has sliding glass doors, you should most definitely consider impact resistant aluminum storm panels for this very vulnerable opening.   

What are Storm Panels?

     Storm panels are solid, removable installations that shield your windows, glass sliding doors and other openings when severe storms roll through. They are available in heavy extruded aluminum or clear polycarbonate panels. Once the danger has passed, you can remove the storm panels and store them out of the way until the next storm warning arises.

     These shutters are engineered with a compact design that allows for convenient, space-saving storage in your garage or shed. Approximately 10 aluminum storm panels stacks to just 1 inch. Hurricane shutters are used to alleviate home or business structures from damaging natural disasters and are a good choice for your storm protection needs.

Benefits of Storm Panels as Hurricane Shutters:

  •   *  Increases the safety of your home during severe storms
  •   *  Protects your home from strong winds and flying storm debris that can shatter your sliding glass doors and other openings.
  •   *  Prevents injury
  •   *  Economical when compared to other shutters types
  •   *  Can be installed vertically or horizontally
  •   *  Quick Set-up
  •   *  Increases the market value of your home
  •   *  Provides peace of mind when a storm is furiously thrashing outside.

     Removable aluminum storm panels provide the most cost-effective storm protection. They can withstand violent winds, rain, and the impact from debris thrown about during a tropical storm, tornado or hurricane. Because sliding glass doors have such a large expanse of glass, they are particularly dangerous during a severe storm if they are not shielded properly.

     During a storm, should a heavy tree branch or roof tile become airborne and slam into your sliders, dangerous shards of glass could be sent soaring through your home. Don’t take a chance, protect your glass sliding doors in the best way possible. Aluminum storm shutters are an affordable option that can withstand forcible impact during a storm.

Our affordable aluminum panels are made to order and are built to fit any opening in your home or commercial property. They will easily secure your entire house in under an hour.      

     We use only the highest quality materials to construct our shutters and because we manufacture them ourselves, we can pass along the savings to our customers.  All our storm shutters are tested and exceed the Florida and International Building Codes and Miami-Dade protocols.

Aluminum Vertical Storm Panels

     If you are interested in learning more about our aluminum storm panels or any of our other hurricane shutters and storm safety products, please visit our website It would be our pleasure to assist you in properly securing your sliding glass doors before a storm threatens. Please call us at 954-474-3557 or 1-888-474-3555. Do not wait! 

Why are storm panels a good choice for homeowners?

Everyone should live by the phrase “work smarter, not harder”. There are many options when it comes to protecting your windows and home from hurricane force winds, such as placing tape on the glass to prevent it from shattering, nailing plywood to your home, or even placing furniture against the windows. Those strategies may provide minor protection to you home, but they are not a fool-proof plan and are often just a waste of time and effort.

Hurricane force winds can blow up to 100mph or more! Tape or even cheap plywood would stand no chance against debris being hurled at your glass windows at over 100mph. Nailing plywood to your walls is labor-intensive, damages your home and is a big eyesore to your family and neighbors.  Replacing plywood every year can cost a pretty penny. Trying to save the wood can be storage challenge and will run the risk of growing mold which will weaken the wood’s structural integrity. And then there are the bugs. Termites love wood!

Lucky for you our company’s shutter website, offers a simple yet very effective solution for storm protection. We provide quality, durable Aluminum Storm Panels that are the highest-quality shutters in the industry. Our Storm Panels have been engineered to adapt and blend aesthetically with any architectural style. Best of all, storm Panels are the most cost-effective way to protect your family, home and business during a severe hurricane or storm.

Our Storm Panels are engineered for your average Joe to install and remove by using a simple track system. The panels slide into a well-designed track and is securely bolted down with washer-based wing nuts. Or, if you’re looking for something more permanent, our aluminum storm panels can be attached using concrete anchors and stainless-steel screws. There’s no need to stack ugly waterlogged plywood on the side of your home that will just collect dirt, bugs and destroy your lawn.

Clear Storm Panels

Our Aluminum Storm Panels sold at are compact and designed to stack neatly in your garage or shed taking up minimal storage space. Ten panels stack to approximately 1 inch in depth. Our .050″ aluminum storm panels, as well as our clear polycarbonate panels, have been engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country. Our Aluminum storm Panels have been reviewed and accepted by the Miami-Dade County product control division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code.

Plywood is bulky and is hard to size and cut to the correct dimensions. Fortunately, we offer Storm Panels in all sizes such as 33″, 45″, 58″, 69″, 88″, 104″. If you have a pesky custom window or overly sized opening, no problem!  Just send us your measurements and we will custom design storm panels to fit any window or large opening.

If you are unsure about how to select the proper shutter size or type, just give us a call, we’ll walk you through the process.  The Empire Construction & Development Team possesses more than 35 years of experience in design and in just the past 10 years alone, we have serviced over 10,000 satisfied customers worldwide. Call us today at 954-474-3557 or 1-888-474-3555. or check out our website at to receive a FREE QUOTE for aluminum storm shutters for your home or business. We ship nationwide and abroad. Don’t be a victim, be a survivor!