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Roll Down Shutters or Hurricane Protection in Rockport, Texas

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Roll down shutters in Rockport, Texas

Coastal cities and towns along the coast of Texas may escape the wrath of a hurricane or they may not. Rockport lay directly in the path of Hurricane Harvey and had to face winds touching 130 miles per hour. Residential properties, schools, cottages, and shops that suffered damage and financial losses could have escaped these if they had installed appropriate hurricane protection. Roll down shutters are among our best defenses against the fury of hurricane winds.

Not only do these shutters prevent damage to life and property from hurricanes, they also guard against thieves, vandals, fires, and other acts of God.

Roll down shutters are hinged louver panels boxed above the opening that is intended to be covered. They do not obstruct view. You do not have to install or uninstall them. Handling and deploying roll down hurricane shutters is easy.

Roll up shutters stocked by our retailers are tested to withstand hurricane winds and are resistant against prying tools used in break-ins. These shutters enhance energy efficiency all times of the year. Window glass and the insides of your homes that would have otherwise been damaged are protected.

The roll-formed aluminum is very strong and will not bend against glass even when installed to cover wide openings. With roll down shutters in place, you can even advertise your business by painting the shutters in your brand’s colors. If you have multiple outlets across cities, then these shutters are a great opportunity at reinforcing brand identity.

A good roll shutter is defined by its ability to meet local municipal construction codes. It should have a strong body and be constructed to meet specific needs. Roll up shutters can have a core of polyurethane or hard resin. Polyurethane shutters protect from heat and cold; they are excellent insulators. Shutters made from extruded aluminum and with a hard resin core are ideal for security. Commercial enterprises can benefit from them. Roll shutters will also protect your Rockport home or business from sound pollution.

Can you shut the power off on the electric shutters?

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Q: Can you shut the power off on the electric shutters?
or are they always on?

A: they are always connected to the electric

hey there quick question about measuring door openings for roll down shutters

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Q: which is correct: measuring the distance between door frame to door frame which for a standard door is 36″ or measure from outside of the jamb to outside of the jamb which would be about 37.5″
this is a pre-hung door

A: I would say the door jam because the shutter will be built larger than the opening measurements
we can verify with our engineer tomorrow morning though

ok thanks.
no problem

just trying to get an estimate on storm window protection

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

A: what type of shutter?

Q: how expensive are the roll down coverings for windows and can they go over glass doors

A: yes they can, but “build out” may have to be used so it not as flush as over a typical window. Please call our office and speak to Michael, he can guide you through the process and give you a quote: 888-474-3555

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would your rolling shutters work for a concession stand door?

Monday, July 21st, 2014

the front of a concession stand?
indoor concession yes
yes people use our rolling shutters for this purpose
what gauge steel is used?
they are aluminum
watching the video my concern was time and use on having a hand crank to open it at 8 foot tall
it would take less than a minute to crank it up and down
what is the appr. cost of a 8 ft by 8 ft in white
is this for security?
or even stainless steel color
yes for security

Is the rolling shutter crank on the inside or outside of the window?

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The manual crank can be made to be on either the inside or the outside of the opening. Just let us know which you want.

Can your rolling shutters be operated without a motor?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

As long as they are within a certain size, yes, they can be operated manually with a hand crank.

Are your rolling shutters electric?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Our Rolling Shutters can be either manual or motorized. Rolling shutters for some larger openings require a motor.

What type of shutters are recommended for a sliding glass door?

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Either the Accordion Shutters or the Rolling Shutters would probably be the best choice. But many of our products would work well.

What is the difference between a standard motor and a Hertz motor?

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

The standard motor is operated with a wall switch, the Hertz motor is operated by remote control. Both are available with an manual override in case of power loss.