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Hurricane Shutters in Pensacola, Florida

Posted by Bill Stokes on

Hurricane Irma may have given the Emerald Coast a miss. Residences and businesses in Pensacola, Florida were lucky but when you live along the Gulf Coast you need to be prepared to face nature’s fury. You may get lucky and escape a hurricane for years, maybe even a decade, but if and when it makes landfall in your city, you could be in for severe property damage if you have not taken the necessary precautions against nature’s fury.   Hurricane Shutters in Pensacola, Florida Hurricane shutters are inexpensive and vital protection against hurricanes. You can choose from a wide variety...

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Hurricane Shutters in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Posted by Bill Stokes on

The beach town of Fort Walton was given a miss by Hurricane Irma. If you’re a resident of Fort Walton, then utilize this opportunity to install hurricane shutters on your property so that the next hurricane to arrive on the Emerald Coast cannot inflict any kind of damage to your property. Hurricane Shutters in Fort Walton Beach, Florida Accordion shutters are permanent shutters that are housed on the sides of the openings they are meant to cover. They can be easily unfolded, quite like an accordion, and deployed even by one person. Made from strong aluminum, accordion shutters in Fort...

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Newark's Top Pick: Roll Down Shutters by Empire

Posted by Michael Joiner on

    At the heart of New Jersey is the city of Newark, the cosmopolitan center of the Garden State. As one of the nation's largest air, shipping and railroad hubs, Newark is a bustling corporate center and home to nearly 300,000 residents.       Business owners and residents in the Newark area are well acquainted with the unpredictability of their climate.  Fall and winter storms, better known as "northeasters," blow off the Atlantic ocean and account for much of the city's rain and snow. Late summer hurricanes can also become a threat, up and down the eastern seaboard.  Being prepared for...

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A Hilton Head Favorite: Colonial Shutters

Posted by Michael Joiner on

     Warmed by the year-round balmy breezes of the Gulf Stream and 12 miles of scenic beachfront, Hilton Head is a favorite destination for many tourists, business owners, residents  and golfing aficionados. As the second largest barrier island on the eastern seaboard, Hilton Head makes storm protection a top priority.  Our South Carolina customers prepare for the unexpected forces of nature, with impact colonial shutters from Empire Construction & Development. Our superior quality storm shutters exude a graceful and elegant hint of old world style, reminiscent of colonial New England and the Old South, making them an appropriate aesthetic for the homes...

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Roll Down Shutters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Posted by Michael Joiner on

     Adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, along 7 miles of pristine coastland in Southern Florida, lies the exciting and beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale.  This popular tourist destination is also home to nearly 200,000 residents who take great pleasure in the seaside lifestyle.  But the people of Fort Lauderdale have experienced the forceful nature of hurricanes and tropical systems and understand the need for protection during the hurricane season.  Trees limbs, patio furniture, and cement roof tiles become high speed missiles during even low category storms and can severely threaten lives and property.  Boarding up homes with storm panels or...

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