Colonial hurricane shutters along with Bahama shutters are favored by those that wish for hurricane protection and a traditional look. Colonial shutters add a decorative touch and are in use all over America. Today, most colonial storm shutters are made from heavy gauge aluminum that is powder-coated. The result is shutter protection that is long-lasting; it does not rust; and retains its color and strength for years to come. These shutters are available in a number of colors to go with your home decor and you can also have custom colors on request. These shutters are available with arched tops for such openings that require it.They can be straight, bi-hinged, or tri-hinged if the opening is too wide.
Colonial hurricane shutters will provide a degree of sound, heat, and cold insulation as well. They can be fitted with a locking mechanism so that only you can enter it if you have to lock these shutters and move to a shelter. These shutters operate on hinges and can be moved in place very fast. Ease of operation is a big plus. You open and close them as you would a gate. Or you can opt for these shutters in the tongue and groove design.