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What is the most popular form of Hurricane Shutters for Hurricane Protection?

The most popular form of hurricane protection is also the least expensive. Corrugated aluminum hurricane panels and fabric hurricane panels are a practical and relatively inexpensive solution for hurricane protection.  Very little of the system is permanently on the structure. … Continue reading

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How Do You Close, Secure or Open Bahama Shutters?

There are a number of ways to secure Bahama Shutters from the inside. In the past we used a system of 2” x 2” angles attached to the shutter and window frame. The two angles would mate up and be … Continue reading

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How High of Wind Speeds can Hurricane Shutters Sustain & Protect?

Although hurricane shutters can sustain very high wind speeds, that is not how they are tested for hurricane protection. Hurricane damage is most often caused by a combination of flying debris impacts and atmospheric pressure changes. In order to pass strict … Continue reading

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How Do Hurricane Shutters Work & What Do Hurricane-Proof Shutters Do During a Hurricane?

Hurricane shutters are installed to protect the building envelope. The main cause of hurricane damage behind storm surge is the penetration of the windows and doors from flying debris. Wind alone can cause damage but it’s mainly caused by the … Continue reading

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How hurricane shutters can save you money

When talking about hurricane shutters I typically avoid using the term “hurricane proof” as nothing is truly “hurricane proof”. During Hurricane Katrina the hurricane forces were able to knock concrete fortresses right off of their foundations. If function and affordability … Continue reading

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Hurricane Shutter Designs & Styles

Windward Shutters offers an enormous selection of exterior shutters and hurricane protection. In our 16 years we have installed our large variety of hurricane protection shutters on thousands of homes, businesses and municipal buildings across the South East In addition … Continue reading

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Windward Shutters Featured in Charleston Home & Design Magazine

At age six, budding entrepreneur Tim Smith was picking and selling figs door to door. Today, Time is at the helm of his most successful venture to date – Windward Shutters, LLC. A Charleston resident for over 20 years, Tim … Continue reading

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