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Hurricane Storm Panels Eliminate Fear, Anxiety and Angst

Monday, August 13th, 2018

It’s certainly not uncommon to go several years without a hurricane coming ashore in Florida, the Gulf States, or the Caribbean. But once the weatherman starts tracking a potentially severe hurricane, anxiety and fear kick in for everyone! With Storm Panels from Hurricane Shutters Florida, you and your family can properly prepare your home against potential damage and rest easier knowing you’ve provided a safe environment to ride out the storm.


Hurricane Shutters Florida, one of the largest, most technologically advanced manufacturers of storm panels, accordion shutters, roll-downs, Bahama shutters, and colonial shutters available on the market today, stands ready to help you prepare your home or business against hurricanes and tropical storms. With more than 35 years of experience in design, sales, manufacturing, and construction, Empire Construction & Development Corporation provides its customers with the highest level of hurricane security at affordable pricing. Whether you’re a do-it-yourselfer or a contractor, the most cost-effective protection against hurricanes is removable Storm Panels. Hurricane Shutters Florida carries a wide range of lengths in stock and are available for customers to pick up or we are happy to ship anywhere in the USA and abroad.


Hurricane Shutters Florida’s Storm Panels are available in either .050″ aluminum or clear polycarbonate panels, and have been engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country and have been reviewed and accepted by the Miami-Dade County product control division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code. Installation isn’t challenging – our panels are designed to slip into an upper header track and fasten to a lower track with washer-based wing nuts. Options are available to homeowners with regards to the tracks, whether you prefer white or bronze finishes.


During the off-season, hurricane storm panels from Hurricane Shutters Florida can be easily stored. The storm panels stack effortlessly – 10 panels stack to approximately 1 inch in depth. Storing your storm panels in your garage, a closet or shed makes your life stress-free. Most importantly, you know you can secure your home or business in less than an hour’s time.


The safety and security Hurricane Shutters Florida’s Storm Panels provide will relieve all the fear, anxiety and angst that comes from living in a hurricane area! After the severity of the hurricanes in 2018 and the ravages that Florida and the Caribbean endured, procrastination is no longer an option. Hurricane Shutters Florida provide economical and effective protection against the wrath of Mother Nature! Don’t delay! Contact us today at our South Florida headquarters for your FREE Hurricane Shutter quote at +1 954.474.3557.

Affordable Hurricane Storm Panels in Jamaica for Home or Business

Friday, August 10th, 2018

You may be wondering how you can protect your home from hurricanes and tropical storms in Jamaica. Installing top-quality storm protection products from Empire Construction & Development is the best way to protect your property from dangerous storms during hurricane season and throughout the rest of the year.


If you want a storm protection product that is durable, easy to use, and affordable – take a look at our storm panels. We provide aluminum storm panels and Clearguard clear storm panels to our customers in the Caribbean islands.

Get hurricane panels that are easy to install for your home, hotel, or business in Jamaica. When a storm is approaching the islands, you can secure your property quickly and easily with storm panels from Empire Construction & Development. Aluminum hurricane storm panels and clear polycarbonate storm panels can be installed over your windows and doors.


When you order panels from Empire Construction & Development, you can be sure you will have the best storm panels in Jamaica. The 2-inch rise panel design of our hurricane panels makes them 25% stronger than ordinary flat panels or plywood. The compact design of our hurricane panels makes them easy to store in any garage or shed.


Do hurricane panels require a track?

You can use our hurricane panels with or without a track. If you select a track with your storm panel order, we will provide upper and lower tracks for your panels. These tracks are installed above and below each opening. When you need to put up your storm panels, they will fit securely into the upper and lower tracks. If you do not want tracks, you can still use our aluminum panels and clear panels by attaching them directly to your walls with the anchors and screws we provide with your order.


What size panels do I need?

When you provide us with your window and door measurements, we will be able to give you the right sizes for your storm panels. The sizes of your hurricane panels from Empire Construction & Development are customized to fit each of your openings. So just tell us what you need to cover, and we will get you panels that fit perfectly. Stock size panels are also available from Empire Construction & Development.


Do storm panels meet wind codes?

Our aluminum panels and clear polycarbonate panels are engineered to comply with the most stringent wind codes, and to pass impact tests. Customers in Jamaica can protect against high winds and flying debris when they use storm panels from Empire Construction & Development.


To get a free price quote on aluminum storm panels or Clearguard clear storm panels, contact us today. Call 888-474-3555 to speak to us about ordering storm panels in Jamaica, and to find out about this month’s hurricane panel special offers. Don’t risk storm damage on your property in Jamaica – get peace of mind with sturdy, easy to use storm panels from Empire Construction & Development.

Act Now to Prepare for Hurricane Season with Storm Panels

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

With peak hurricane season almost upon us, now is the perfect time to begin preparing your home against the severe damage tropical storms can cause. At Florida Hurricane Shutters, we can provide you with top-of-the-line quality panel shutters that will give you and your family peace of mind while inside the comfort of your home.


Our storm panel hurricane shutters offer a cost-effective solution for durable and trusted protection against tropical storms. Hurricane panel shutters offer a simple at-home installation process, can be adjusted to fit the dimensions of your home either vertically or horizontally, and are Florida Building Code approved. What makes our panels so easy to install? Our panels are able to be directly attached to the surface of your home, and do not require the use of concrete anchor and stainless-steel screws that other storm protecting products may require. Each storm panel package comes with everything needed for installation, making us a one stop shop for your storm protection needs. Installing the storm panels can be done by anyone who feels comfortable with using a drill and level. Our website also provides users with additional tools to help with structuring them to your home. From helpful DIY installation video tutorials, to step-by-step pictures outlining each part of the installation process, we’ve got you covered!


Protecting your home has never been easier, more cost-effective, and as reliable as our storm panels provide. Long gone are the days of clunky storm shutters cluttering up space when not in use; our panels are made up of a sleek and durable design that can easily be stored in a garage or shed. Our storm panels are available as clear polycarbonate panels as well as aluminum panels in order to fit any style of house. Tracks for our panel shutters are also available in either a white or bronze finish. In addition to offering options in color, our sizes in panel length are available in six different varieties of lengths: 33″, 45″, 58″, 69″, 88″, and 104″. We’re so sure that our panels will provide excellent protection at an affordable cost and appealing style, that each one of our storm panels are protected by a five-year warranty.


Why wait to get caught in the storm – act now to purchase storm panel hurricane shutters for your home or business! Please visit our website or call us at 888-474-3555 to receive a FREE ESTIMATE on panel hurricane shutters for your home. Here at Hurricane Shutters Florida, we are happy to ship to customers both in the United States and abroad. With the style, reliability, and low cost of our storm panels, there’s no reason not to prepare your property today with durable hurricane storm panels.

Storm Panels Provide Effective Storm Protection

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

If you are in the market for storm shutters, you may have noticed that there are a lot of options out there. At Empire Construction and Development, our experience in manufacturing and selling storm protection products has shown that the best products for storm protection are:


*Easy to install

*Easy to use


Storm panels are all of this and more!


At Empire Construction & Development, we sell aluminum storm panels and clear polycarbonate panels. Both types of storm panels provide excellent storm protection to home owners and business owners during hurricane season. Aluminum panels are our most affordable storm panel, and cover windows and doors completely. Clear panels allow you to see out of your windows, so they can be left up for the entirety of storm season.


To order storm panels, give us the measurements of your windows and doors. Our storm panels are designed to fit each of your openings. Aluminum panels and clear panels from Empire Construction & Development have also been engineered to compliment your building and blend well with any architectural style. We also have stock sizes available for our aluminum storm panels: 33’’, 45’’, 58’’, 69’’, 88’’, 104’’.

Storm panels can be easily put up when you need to use them, and easily stacked for storage when not in use. Storm panels can be installed vertically or horizontally and attached to your building with or without a track.

Since our storm panels are made to fit the exact size of your window, they are much easier to use than plywood. You won’t have any exposed areas or gaps in window coverage, and you won’t have to rush out to the hardware store either! Our overlapping hurricane panels are self-aligning and provide the easiest set up.


You don’t want to wait until the last minute to prepare for a storm. Securing your windows and other vulnerable openings on your property is one of the most effective ways to protect your home from the wind, rain, and flying debris that Hurricanes and tropical storms bring. Storm panels are not only effective and easy to use, they are very affordable. If you live anywhere that is susceptible to seasonal storms, these panels are a necessity.


To find out how much your storm panels will cost, you can use our online quoting tool – select the product you need and enter the measurements of your window or door, and get the price of your storm panels. Contact us, or call 888-474-3555 to discuss your storm panel order, find out what storm panel deals may be available to you, or for any other questions you may have about keeping your property safe from storms. Protecting your property from hurricane damage can be easy and cost-effective when you use storm panels from Empire Construction & Development.

Which Type of Storm Panel is Right for Your Home?

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Anyone who has been through a hurricane can tell you that these powerful storms can be pretty nerve-wracking. Hurricanes bring high winds and flying debris that are a danger to your safety and your home — these storms can potentially cause broken windows and other property damage. When waiting out a hurricane inside your home, you will want to know that you and your family are safe. You want to find the right storm protection product. To stay safe and protect your home during storm season, you can buy durable, dependable storm panels from Empire Construction & Development.

Storm panels are an excellent storm protection product for homes of all sizes. Hurricane panels from Empire Construction & Development are easy to use – you can secure your home in under an hour with our sturdy panels. We offer two types of storm panels:

  • Aluminum storm panels – sturdy and opaque. These panels are easily stackable to store when not in use. These shutters are economical and effective.
  • Clear Polycarbonate panels – storm panels that you can see through. These clear storm panels are made from polycarbonate resin and inhibit UV rays to protect the interior of your home, while letting light in. These panels are shatter-proof, do not rust, and will not corrode.

Both aluminum panels and clear storm panels are made to withstand the strongest impact tests. You can easily install either type of panel on your home – and if you want the best of both panels, you can order both types of panels. You can add a clear panel to each window to allow light into your home while your storm panels are on your windows. Or you can order aluminum panels for some of your openings, and clear panels for other openings so that your entire home won’t be dark during a storm or power outage.

Our storm panels are custom designed to fit each opening of your commercial or residential property. Our 2-inch rise storm panel design makes these panels 25% stronger than plywood or flat storm panels.

Storm panels from Empire Construction & Development are made to fit into an upper track and fasten to a lower track. Washer-based wing nuts are used to fasten panels to their tracks. If you don’t want to affix tracks to the exterior of your home, aluminum storm panels and clear storm panels can also be attached directly to the wall of your property using concrete anchors and stainless steel screws.

At Empire Construction & Development, we are experts in storm protection. Our storm panels are sturdy, easy to install, and easy to store. For a storm panel price estimate, contact us today. To speak to a member of our storm protection team about getting storm panels for your home, and to hear about this month’s storm panel deals, call: 888-474-3555. Whether you want aluminum panels, clear panels, or both – get the best storm panels from Empire Construction & Development.

Hurricane Shutters Florida Reaches Homeowners in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John, are “America’s paradise” within the Caribbean. The main islands have nicknames often used by locals: “Twin City” (St. Croix), “Rock City” (St. Thomas) and “Love City” (St. John). Certainly known for their sandy white beaches, the USVI’s tropical weather is subject to potentially devastating hurricanes throughout the summer and into early fall.


September 2017 was without question a harrowing time for citizens of the Virgin Islands. Slammed by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, the U.S. Virgin Islands were severely rocked as Category 5 storms caused extensive damage to buildings and the islands power grid. During April 2018, the U.S. Virgin Islands Governor announced that all of the territory’s main roads will be rebuilt to federal highway standards due to potholes and the damage inflicted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The islands continue to recover as they draw tourists and cruise lines back to this tropical paradise.


For homeowners on the beloved islands, the 2018 hurricane season brings fresh anxiety after last year’s devastating punch! Relieve your anxiety and take the necessary steps to bring security to your home and family with Colonial Hurricane Shutters by Hurricane Shutters Florida. Hurricane Shutters Florida provides home owners and businesses in the Caribbean the means to protect their property and their lives against the forces of Mother Nature and provide safety and security during hurricanes.

The architecturally pleasing Colonial Hurricane Shutters offer convenient storm protection with a distinct architectural flair reminiscent of the old south. Constructed of heavy aluminum, the Caribbean’s #1 Authority on Hurricane Protection, Hurricane Shutters Florida, produces extremely dependable and weatherproof colonial hurricane shutters that meet the most stringent wind codes in the country! These top quality colonial shutters have been reviewed and accepted by the Miami-Dade County Product Control Division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code – which is without question, some of the most rigorous building code in the world.

Hurricane Shutters Florida builds and ships colonial hurricane shutter products nationwide and around the world. Buy directly from our factory and save! The ease to install these shutters as well as the effortlessness to prepare your home with a pending storm, makes Colonial Hurricane Shutters an ideal fit for USVI’s residents and businesses! Colonial shutters are more than just functional shutters, they add to the décor of the house they are used in.


We are the hurricane shutter manufacturer so we can offer the lowest prices on the best quality hurricane protection and security shutters you can find online. Contact Us Todayfor a FREE Hurricane Shutter Quote! Call us to order today at our South Florida Headquarters: (954)474-3557.

Along the Antilles, Guadeloupe Reaches out for Hurricane Protection

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Guadeloupe, a French overseas region, is part of an island group Southeast of Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Islands and US Virgin Islands, and Northeast of Venezuela along that string of islands that include Grenada and Barbados. The French picked up this group of islands forming a butterfly with over a dozen small islands, so close you could almost swim from one island to the next.

One of the larger islands is Guadeloupean city with markets, colonial homes and other residential homes, but some of the smaller islands are mostly uninhabited. They do claim to have 8 perfect beaches and 15 top-rated tourist attractions in Guadeloupe so hurricane protection is a top priority.

Hurricane Shutters Florida provides Colonial Hurricane Shutters for use on the windows to protect from strong tropical winds. The quality construction of our Colonial Hurricane Shutters comes from using strong aluminum that will last through a lifetime of strong winds and water. It will take approximately 9 to 10 weeks to manufacture your Colonial Hurricane Shutter constructed with exact measurements to fit your windows. We will even show you how to measure your shutters on our website:

Please check out our website for Colonial Hurricane Shutters to see our shutters collection of styles of arches, angles and curved tops to decorate We also offer a variety of custom colors to enhance the appearance of your home or office buildings.

When you have an idea of what you want, please call us at (954) 474-3557 or (800) 474-3555 to place your order. At that time, you can discuss with one of our associates, the size, style and color of your shutters and ask about any of the other products you may have seen on the website @ Hurricane Shutters Florida.

All of the products Hurricane Shutters Florida offers are manufactured here in the United States and shipped worldwide for your convenience.

Hurricane Shutters Florida will wrap your shutters, hardware included, with care to travel and arrive to you undamaged. We will also provide a bar to attach to the outside of your shutters when in use to secure your shutters in place. Place bolts and wing-nuts in an envelope and roll it up to fit inside bar when not in use so they will always be there when needed.

When your package arrives, unwrap it and check to make sure all the contents are included as well as printed Installation Instructions. With a drill, screw driver, level and piece of wood, you can easily install your Colonial Hurricane Shutter, straight, secure and easy to use. To install the Colonial Hurricane Shutters, or another selection, please follow our video guide at

For style, shade or storm protection in Central Andros, Bahama Shutters are the perfect choice

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Are you finally ready to throw in the proverbial towel when it comes to plywood for hurricane protection? Have you been tempting fate every time you climb up that rickety ladder and have to balance a heavy piece of plywood while your helper/spotter/slash teenager is busy checking his cell phone messages? If your wife calls out every hour asking when you will be done putting up the plywood and you still have 7 windows to go, maybe it’s time to consider an easier way to protect your assets.

The 2018 Hurricane season begins June 1st, so time is of the essence if you want to be hurricane-ready before the stormy weather moves in.

There are several options to consider when choosing hurricane shutters for your home and business, but when it comes to architectural aesthetics and storm protection in Central Andros, Bahama shutters are the way to go! Here’s why Bahama shutters are the best choice:

  • They provide decorative shade and privacy, as well as hurricane protection.
  • They reduce the amount of sun and heat through your windows which saves energy
  • They provide heavy-duty strength during tropical storms and hurricanes
  • The slotted design allows for light entry even when closed during a storm
  • They are available in my colors
  • No storage needed – Bahama shutters are permanently affixed above the windows.
  • Your home or business can be made storm-ready by one person
  • Our shutters are shipped nationwide at factory-direct prices
  • Our shutters meet the standards of the Miami-Dade County Product Control Division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code.

As one of the largest, most technologically advanced manufacturers of storm panels, accordion shutters, roll-downs, Bahama shutters, and colonial shutters available on the market today, Empire Construction & Development provides its customers with the best and most affordable solutions for protecting their homes and businesses.

With more than 35 years of experience in design, sales, manufacturing, and construction, Empire Construction & Development is the company people turn to when they are in search of premium, quality hurricane shutters for their property.

Our company has been working with contractors, handymen and do-it-yourselfers for decades and we are well versed in all of the specifics when it comes to purchasing the right shutters to fit your needs and budget. We ship our quality storm shutters all over the United States and world-wide and are able to offer the lowest prices in the industry because we ship factory-direct. No middleman = big savings for our customers!

For the best quality hurricane protection and security shutters you can find online, please visit our company website or call us at 1-888-474-3555 for a FREE quote in your area!

Team possesses more than 35 years of experience in design, sales, manufacturing, and construction to provide our customers the best solutions for protecting their homes and businesses.

As a result, our customers obtain the highest level of hurricane security available at the most affordable price.

Hurricane Storm Panels in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

It’s the time of year to start preparing your home for hurricane and tropical storm season, hurricane storm panels in St. Petersburg, Florida are a good, inexpensive way to protect your home.

Removable Hurricane storm panels protect your home from the violence of hurricanes and tropical storms. They are solid, durable, and easy to set up, making them one of the best ways to protect your home or business when storms threaten the safety of your family, home, or property.

They come in two kinds – both of which have been reviewed and accepted by Miami-Dade County product control division, the Florida building code, and the International Building Code.

Aluminum hurricane storm panels are .050″ thick and incredibly strong, keeping out the wind, rain, and gust missiles that can be thrown at your home during storms. Clear polycarbonate storm panels in Saint Petersburg are also available and both have been engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country.

Hurricane storm panels are designed to slip into an upper track and fasten to a lower track with washer-based wing nuts. These types of panels have a compact design that allows for easy storage, and they don’t take up much space. Ten panels stack in a layer about an inch tall, making it easy and efficient to store as many as you need for your home. They’ll easily fit in a closet or a small storage shed.

Storm Panels are popular hurricane panels in St. Petersburg because they are the most cost-effective way to protect your home during hurricane season, they are durable, and they are very easy to install. They also take very little time to install, as your entire home can be hurricane ready in less than an hour.

If you need storm panels in St. Petersburg for hurricane protection, Hurricane Shutters Florida will custom build your shutters to your window measurements and then ship them directly to you. If you are unsure how to put them when a storm is imminent, helpful videos on hurricane shutter installation are available on the website.

Hurricane Shutters Florida also has coupons available for storm panels, so you’ll be able to buy them for less, saving even more money.

Accordion Hurricane Shutters in Apalachicola, Florida

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Accordion hurricane shutters are popular with residents and businesses in Apalachicola, Florida because of the ease of installation, ruggedness, and affordability. These shutters are also versatile and can easily be installed on wood, concrete, and metal frames. The shutters are available in a range of colors. These can be operated from inside the house and from outside.

Accordion shutters are extremely vital protection for your Apalachicola property in Florida because every hurricane season, your property is at risk from rain, debris, and strong winds. Storm protection is not a choice, you need it. In fact, without appropriate hurricane protection you may not be able to avail insurance protection for hurricane-related damages.

Hurricane shutters Florida offers you the best choice in accordion shutters for your Apalachicola property. Also, be assured of the best prices for hurricane shutters in Florida.

Accordion shutters cost around $15/square foot of window space. You can get your house storm ready in less than 20 minutes. Accordion shutters can easily be housed by the side of the windows when not in use. They do not have to be removed; they stay on and they do not impinge on the aesthetics of your property. Once installed, you do not have to remove them every time the storm season passes. You do not need extra storage space for them. One person can get these shutters operational quite easily. They also deter thieves and vandals. They are great protection when you are not at home.

If you are a homeowner in an area that comes under the hurricane zone then your property is vulnerable to damage from storms. It does not need a category 4 or category 5 hurricanes to severely damage property and even lead to loss of lives. As mentioned, absent or poor hurricane protection can disqualify you from insurance cover. Accordion shutters can be installed on the ground floor and on high rises that are exposed to higher wind speeds. Choose accordion shutters with slats that fit tightly so that you get compact protection that is also easy on the eye.