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December 10th, 2018

Great fishing and boating, a lively boardwalk, and plenty of seaside activities make Carolina Beach one of the most fun places on North Carolina’s coast. Beachgoers and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages enjoy the state park in Carolina Beach, cruises, nightlife, and more. But if you own a home, vacation home, restaurant, store or hotel in Carolina Beach and you don’t yet have hurricane shutters on your windows – act now! Do what you can to prevent storm damage to your home or commercial building in Carolina Beach by purchasing roll-down shutters from Empire Construction & Development for your windows and doors.



Rolling shutters are one of the great storm protection shutters that are custom-made by Empire Construction & Development. These roll-down storm shutters are made of heavy-duty extruded aluminum and engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country. That means these shutters are made to protect your windows and doors from high winds, train and debris during hurricanes, tropical storms, or other sever weather conditions in Carolina Beach, North Carolina.


Rolling shutters make protecting your building easy. Installing rolling shutters from Empire Construction & Development lets you secure your property whenever you need to. These aluminum roll-down shutters are housed above each window and door when not in use, and can be deployed when needed through the use of a hand crank, a standard motor, or an upgraded motor with a remote control. Rolling shutters allow you to cover the windows and doors on your building in Carolina Beach quickly, easily, and without worry.


Rolling shutters make protecting your building look good. Our rolling shutters are built with a sleek design and enhance the look of your home, as well as improving its safety. Roll-down hurricane shutters from Empire Construction & Development are available in four colors: white, ivory, beige, and bronze – you can pick the rolling shutter color that complements your home. Forget about hammering plywood over your windows – upgrade your storm protection in Carolina Beach to custom-designed rolling shutters from Empire Construction & Development.


Rolling shutters are a great choice for hurricane protection, security, and privacy for homes, hotels, restaurants, and other buildings in Carolina Beach. But if you’re looking to buy another type of shutter, we manufacture a variety of aluminum storm shutters for customers in North Carolina, including: Accordion hurricane shutters, Bahama hurricane shutters, and Colonial hurricane shutters.


At Empire Construction & Development, we help our customers protect their buildings with our durable, reliable storm shutters. Take a look at our customer testimonials, then contact us to order hurricane shutters online in Carolina Beach. Call: 888-474-3555 for a free estimate on the cost of buying rolling shutters in Carolina Beach, North Carolina and let our team answer your storm protection questions. Keep your building safe in Carolina Beach with roll-down hurricane shutters from Empire Construction & Development.

December 9th, 2018

Will your windows hold up in the event of a hurricane or other type of severe storm in Oak Island, North Carolina? For many homeowners and commercial building owners on the Atlantic coast, it’s too much of a risk to go without hurricane shutters. Property owners can protect their buildings from common types of storm damage by installing high-quality, heavy-duty rolling shutters made by Empire Construction & Development on their windows and doors in Oak Island.


At Empire Construction & Development, we manufacture custom-made rolling shutters for customers in Oak Island, North Carolina. Our rolling hurricane shutters are made of strong aluminum, and are designed to withstand hurricane-force winds. These roll-down aluminum shutters allow you to secure your home, office building, hotel, restaurant, retail store, warehouse or other building in Oak Island quickly and easily.


Roll-down shutters from Empire Construction & Development have other uses for homes and commercial buildings in North Carolina too. These shutters make great security shutters, and can be used as often as you need them. Rolling storm shutters also make excellent privacy shutters for Oak Island residents. If you want to keep the heat out of your home or office during the summer, or keep the heat in during the winter, you can use our rolling shutters to cover one or more of your windows – and reduce your cooling and heating costs when you buy these rolling shutters in Oak Island.



If you’re looking to purchase rolling shutters in Oak Island, North Carolina, there are a few things you should consider:

What type of rolling shutter do I need?

Roll-down storm shutters from Empire Construction & Development are made with either 40MM or 60MM blade heights. Blade height depends on the size and intended use of the shutter. Contact us with your window and door measurements, or call us at: 888-474-3555, to speak to one of our expert team members about ordering the right type of rolling shutter for your building in Oak Island.


What color roll-down shutter do I want?

Our custom-built rolling shutters are available in four colors: white, ivory, beige or bronze. Rolling shutters have a sleek look and add to the value and safety of your home. Pick a color that matches your building, or complements your home’s color scheme.


Do I want manual or motorized rolling shutters?

Roll-down hurricane shutters from Empire Construction & Development can be made to operate with a hand crank, or a motor with a manual override option. If you select the upgraded Hertz motor for your shutter order in Oak Island, your shutters will come with a remote control. Motorized shutters make it easier than ever to secure your windows, and a hand crank allows for reliable use even when power is out after a storm in North Carolina.


Get a free price quote for your rolling shutter order in Oak Island through the online quoting tool on our homepage. Call 888-474-3555 with any questions about window or door protection, shutter types, and more. Choose the best storm shutters in Oak Island when you order roll-down shutters from Empire Construction & Development for your windows and doors.

December 6th, 2018

Tropical depressions, tropical storms, hurricanes, and other seasonal weather events can cause damage to commercial and residential buildings in New Bern. Protecting your windows with sturdy storm shutters can help protect your windows from breaking during a storm and can minimize storm damage to your property. But you don’t have to sacrifice the look of your home or other building when you install storm shutters on your windows – storm shutters can look good on your windows and even enhance the overall look of your home. If you are looking for affordable, attractive window shutters in New Bern, North Carolina – take a look at the custom-made Bahama Shutters from Empire Construction & Development.


Bahama shutters provide durable storm protection when installed on the windows of homes, hotels, restaurants, office buildings, stores and more in New Bern, North Carolina. Unlike decorative Bahama shutters, Bahama storm shutters from Empire Construction & Development are made of strong extruded aluminum and designed to meet the toughest wind codes in the US. These hurricane shutters can protect your windows from wind, rain, and flying debris during a storm in New Bern.



When buying Bahama shutters in New Bern, North Carolina, you should ask a few questions:

What size Bahama shutters do I need?

At Empire Construction & Development, we custom-manufacture all Bahama Shutter orders. When you provide us with the exterior measurements of your windows, we will build shutters to fit those windows. Contact us with your window measurements for more information.


What color Bahama shutters do I want?

Bahama shutters are permanently installed on your windows and add to the look of your home. Some customers like to choose a shutter color that accents the color scheme of their home or commercial building, and some customers prefer to match their shutters to the existing color of their building. See our Bahama shutter color chart and pick a color that will look great on your home in New Bern, North Carolina.


Do I want Bahama shutters on all of my windows?

Our Bahama shutters provide excellent storm protection, heat protection, shade, privacy, and security for homes and other buildings in New Bern. These shutters can be made for most windows, but if you have a very large window or sliding door you need covered, or want another type of shutter on some of your windows, take a look at some of our other storm protection products too.


For a free quote on your Bahama shutter order, use the online quoting tool on our homepage or call: 888-474-3555 and let a member of our storm protection team assist you. Secure your windows with a storm shutter that’s strong, dependable, and looks good on your home. Buy custom-built Bahama hurricane shutters in New Bern, North Carolina from Empire Construction & Development.

November 30th, 2018

Residents of Gulf County know that with the beauty of living near some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches also come the downsides of living in an area prone to hurricanes. Securing your home from these tropical storms can be stressful, but with Hurricane Shutters Florida, protecting your home and loved ones can be easy, convenient and inexpensive. Storm panels are specifically designed to be durable enough to withstand high wind speeds, and are available in a variety of colors and designs and are customizable to fit any unique space of your house.


Storm Panels offer a variety of features that set them apart from other types of shutters. Our storm panels are 25% stronger than traditional plywood and are available in either a clear polycarbonate or in an aluminum finish. Panels can be installed either professionally or as an easy DIY project. Panels can be installed in two different ways: the first being through a reinforced track system where the panels secure directly onto the track and the second being directly attached to the wall with stainless steel screws. A great benefit of our storm panels are that they can be just as easily taken down for storage as they can easily be reinstalled. When not in use, storm panels can be easily stacked and stored due to their compact design.



We know our storm shutters are so durable that included with a purchase is a free 5 year warranty. Our storm panels also meet the Miami Dade County and Florida Building Code approval, so you can feel assured that storm panels will protect your home. A great benefit to storm shutters is that you don’t have to wait long to secure your home. Storm panels take only 10-14 days to ship out, and are able to be installed in under an hour. Panels are available in six different lengths: 33″, 45″, 58″, 69″, 88″, 104″ and can be shipped anywhere in the world.


Your peace of mind of knowing you’ve securely protected your home is worth making a call to us today. Reach out to us at (954)- 474-3557 to talk to a representative for a free estimate. You can also visit our website to read testimonials, view DIY installation videos, and visit our frequently asked questions page to read further information on storm panels. Don’t wait until the next storm hits the Gulf County area, reach out today!

November 29th, 2018

Located on Florida’s Emerald Coast, Destin, Florida’s white beaches and emerald waters attract many tourists. And hurricanes. This beautiful coastal city is situated on a peninsula that spans 100 miles through five Panhandle counties is no stranger to Mother Nature. Hurricane season begins each year on June 1st and lasts, on average, 5 months. Hurricane season peaks in August and September and Destin, Florida residents know what it takes to protect their families and property from hurricanes and tropical storms!

Predicting the path and intensity of a hurricane can be very challenging. That is why it is important for anyone living or working in hurricane-prone cities, to take necessary storm-protection measures, long before hurricane season arrives. Securing your home from storm damage is a precaution that should be considered well in advance.  Ordering storm shutters for your home or business is one of the best investments you can make not only for safety reasons, but because it is cost-effective over the long run.

Empire Construction & Development  has been selling the finest quality hurricane shutters and decorative shutters, for more than 15 years and they don’t cut corners on suppliers or parts.  At their factory based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, they manufacture several types of shutters including: hurricane, panels, energy-conserving, & security products. Because, Florida is no stranger to tropical storms and hurricanes, Empire Construction Development knows what it takes to secure homes and businesses from the wrath of these dangerous weather systems.


So what type of shutters are best in Destin, Florida? Well, there are several designs to choose from depending on your preferences and needs. Here is a brief overview:

Accordion Shutters
These durable shutters offer life-time protection and are proven to increase the market value of your home or business. They are engineered using heavy-duty nylon wheels, which enable our shutters to open and close with ease. They lock securely in place for maximum protection against storms, high-winds, and forcible entry. They are a good option for windows and doors, but also for securing patios, balconies, terraces, and storefronts, which have large expanses.

Storm Panels
These sturdy panels provide the most cost-effective storm protection. They provide rock-solid durability and easy set-up. Our Storm Panels are designed to slip into an upper header track and fasten to a lower track with washer-based wing nuts. They can also be attached directly to the wall using concrete anchor and stainless-steel screws and without the need for tracks. Storm Panels have a compact design that allows for easy storage in your garage or shed. They are available in .050″ aluminum storm panels, as well as our clear polycarbonate panels.

Roll Down Shutters
This popular shutter choice provides an elegant design solution with minimal visual impact. Our Roll Downs are constructed of the finest grade of aluminum for maximum impact resistance and durability. Using a reinforced track system and smooth, manual crank that can be upgraded to the fully synchronized electric motor, Roll Down Shutters ensure maintenance-free operation.

Colonial Hurricane Shutters
Our Impact Rated Colonial Shutters offer convenient storm protection and an architectural flair that is reminiscent of the old south. They are constructed of heavy aluminum that is sturdy and weatherproof. Once installed, these low-maintenance storm shutters become a permanent and durable part of any house or building, providing reliable storm protection and curb appeal.  Best of all, they allow for easy operation from outside the home or office.

Bahama Hurricane Shutters

For a tropical island feel, Bahama Shutters are loved for their charming, retro appeal. But don’t let all that charm fool you. These Bahama shutters are manufactured from heavy extruded aluminum. They are permanently installed above each opening on a 45-degree angle. The design of this modern Bahama shutter allows the homeowner to see through a perforated aluminum backing positioned behind the aluminum horizontal slats, providing year-round permanent shade protection, and excellent storm protection.


All of our hurricane shutters 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. In addition to the 15+ years selling and manufacturing shutters, the Empire Construction & Development 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. We are experts in the building industry, which enables us to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction.

If you are ready to protect your home in Destin, Florida with the most reliable hurricane shutters, visit us at our flagship website: or call us toll free at 888-474-3555 with your window measurements to receive a FREE QUOTE on storm shutters for your home or business. We guarantee that you will have a quality experience when you choose us to safeguard your structure. Empire Construction & Development is your one-stop Hurricane Protection Resource!

November 29th, 2018

Hurricanes have always posed a large threat in Florida, and residents living near the coast know too well the mass destruction that hurricanes can bring. Living near the coast can be especially dangerous for houses that are not fully equipped to protect against extreme wind speeds. Now is a great time of year to secure your home from storms that can cause disastrous results to your belongings, as you never know when the next big storm will hit the Florida coasts. Bay County residents can now enjoy special Fall savings on Hurricane Shutters Florida’s signature storm panels.


Our storm panels offer a great solution to protect your home as they are easy to install, inexpensive and customizable to fit any space and desired style. Panels feature a unique design that features a 2″ risen edge that allows for our panels to be 25% stronger than traditional plywood. Our storm panels are easy to install and take down for storage, making them a great DIY project. Storm panels also feature a five-year limited warranty, so you can feel secure in knowing that storm panels are a reliable way to secure your home.



Storm panels are designed to not only offer the best protection, but also offers variety to match your home’s unique needs. Panels are available in clear polycarbonate or aluminum and are offered in lengths ranging from 33″ – 104″. Panels can be installed either by attaching to a track or by attaching directly to the wall. Tracks are available in either a white or bronze finish. We offer only the best in durable and reliable storm panels, with all of our storm panels having met wind codes by the Miami-Dade County product control division, Florida Building code and the International Building code.


Here at Hurricane Shutters Florida we strive to provide you with all of the resources necessary in order to seamlessly install your storm panels. By visiting our website, you can find a variety of installation videos for storm panels. On our website you will also find our frequently asked questions page in order to look for any further clarification you may need. On our page you will also find testimonials from previous customers with their experiences with our company and products.


Don’t wait to protect your home today from future hurricane weather.  Call us today at (954)- 474- 3557 for a free estimate and to talk to one of our representatives.

November 28th, 2018

Areas along Florida’s coastline need to have storm protection that meets certain standards. Since tropical storms and hurricanes from the Atlantic often strengthen when they reach the Gulf of Mexico, Florida’s panhandle is particularly vulnerable to hurricane damage. You can take steps to protect your home or commercial building by installing storm shutters on your windows and doors. But when you do buy storm shutters in Walton County, they should be:

*  Impact rated

*  Built to withstand high winds

*  Made of a durable material

*  Easy to operate when needed

Any shutters that don’t meet these standards may not give you the level of storm protection you need. Fortunately, Empire Construction & Development manufactures hurricane shutters that are built to meet the needs of building owners living in areas at risk for hurricane strikes, including Walton County, Florida.


Accordion shutters from Empire Construction & Development are a popular storm protection product that are used on homes, hotels, restaurants, office buildings, warehouses, and other buildings throughout Florida. These shutters are well-liked because they’re sturdy, easy to operate, and add to the value and safety of your home or commercial building. And, of course, they are able to stand up to storms year after year.



Our accordion hurricane shutters are made of durable extruded aluminum, and built to adhere to the most stringent wind codes in the country. What does that mean for homeowners in Walton County? When you order your accordion shutters from Empire Construction & Development, you will have the best storm protection available, built to the highest standards, and they’ll be custom-made to fit your windows and doors.


Accordion storm shutters can be used on most window sizes, most any exterior door, and other openings on your property like patio areas, balconies, and more. If there is an area on your home or commercial building that can be damaged by high winds, flying debris, and other storm dangers, don’t leave that area unprotected – cover it with a strong, reliable accordion shutter or another high-quality storm protection product from Empire Construction & Development.


After hurricane season passes, our accordion shutters are still useful for homeowners and business owners in Walton County, FL. If a shutter is strong enough to withstand a hurricane, it makes a great security shutter too. Accordion shutters made by Empire Construction & Development can be used to windows, sliding glass doors, storefronts windows, and more from break-ins, overnight or if you’re locking your home up while out of town.


To find out how much accordion shutters cost for your home or commercial building in Walton County, contact us with your window and door measurements today. Call: 888-474-3555 to speak to our storm protection team about your order, or any questions you have about finding the best storm shutters for your property. Get the best storm protection you can find in Walton County – get accordion shutters from Empire Construction & Development.

November 28th, 2018

Hurricane season is almost over. But before you know it, it’ll be time to put up the window protection again in Fort Walton Beach. Some areas of Florida’s panhandle saw devastating storm damage this year and, unfortunately, the threat of hurricane strikes is there every year for residents along Florida’s coastlines. When it’s time to prepare for storms again next year, you can be ready with strong hurricane panels from Empire Construction & Development.


Our aluminum storm panels are engineered to be approximately 25% stronger than flat panels or plywood. This means these hurricane panels can stand up better against hurricane-force winds and the impact of flying debris. When wind speeds outside are over 100 MPH, and tree branches start snapping, you’ll want to be sure you have strong storm protection on your windows. When the items your neighbors forgot to bring in become flying projectiles, you’ll want to know your windows are covered with a high-quality storm panel. When you order hurricane panels from Empire Construction & Development, you will get the durable shutters you need to protect your home’s windows during a storm in Fort Walton Beach.



Clear hurricane panels from Empire Construction & Development are another storm panel option for homes and commercial buildings in northern Florida. When you use our clear panels on your windows, you’ll get reliable storm protection — and you’ll still be able to see out of your windows! Protexan clear panels are made of a durable polycarbonate resin. Polycarbonate panels won’t rust, and there are no sharp edges to worry about either. Homeowners can use clear panels on one or more of their windows, to let light in while their home is shuttered up; one or two clear panels can be used alongside aluminum panels for the same effect. If you own a restaurant or retail store in Fort Walton Beach, you can use our clear hurricane panels to cover your building’s windows in the days before a storm, without having the ‘shuttered up’ look – letting locals and visitors know you’re still open for business. When it’ time to close up, your window preparation will already be taken care of.


At Empire Construction & Development, we help our customers in some of the most storm-prone areas of the country keep their homes and other buildings safe from hurricane damage. You can order the storm panels you need for your windows from us at In addition to providing customers in Fort Walton Beach with aluminum and clear hurricane panels, we custom-make: accordion hurricane shutters, rolling hurricane shutters, Bahama hurricane shutters, Colonial hurricane shutters, and more. Contact us for a free price quote on storm panels for your building in Fort Walton Beach, or call: 888-474-3555 to hear about this month’s storm panel deals. Get a start on next year’s hurricane preparation by ordering storm panels from Empire Construction & Development.

November 27th, 2018


Are you using plywood or flat storm panels to cover your windows before a hurricane in Okaloosa County? Are you tired of struggling with heavy, awkward panels or plywood? Are you running out of storage space in your garage or shed? If you are using these storm protection products, or you don’t have any storm protection on your windows at all, think about upgrading your home’s safety with sturdy, convenient roll-down hurricane shutters from Empire Construction & Development.


Homes and commercial buildings from Destin to Crestview can benefit from strong and reliable rolling storm shutters. These shutters are easy to use – they are installed above each window and door and you simply roll them down when you need them. Your rolling shutters from Empire Construction & Development can be operated by your choice of a manual crank, a standard motor, or an upgraded Hertz motor (that comes with a remote control.) Before a storm moves in from the Gulf, you can quickly secure your property in Okaloosa County.



Living close to the beach in Okaloosa County has a ton of plusses, but it can potentially leave you in the path of an incoming storm. Residents of Florida’s panhandle should make sure they have storm protection on their buildings. And when you’re looking for storm protection, don’t settle for just any hurricane shutters – get high-quality, custom built shutters from Empire Construction & Development. Our rolling shutters are made from tough aluminum, and built to withstand hurricane-force winds, flying debris, and other storm dangers.


Roll-down shutters can be used on some or all of your windows as security shutters too. These strong aluminum hurricane shutters can protect your home from break-ins while you’re out of town, or just give you some extra security overnight in Okaloosa County. Roll-down shutters from Empire Construction & Development let you cover your windows, sliding patio doors, and more whenever you need to.


At Empire Construction & Development, we manufacture hurricane shutters for homes, hotels, restaurants, retail stores, office buildings, warehouses, and more. Our shutters help to protect the homes and commercial buildings of our customers throughout the US and beyond. See what our customers have to say about our storm shutters. If you’re looking for another type of hurricane shutter instead of rolling shutters, we manufacture:

*Accordion Hurricane Shutters

*Bahama Hurricane Shutters

*Colonial Hurricane Shutters

And we sell specially designed storm panels, hurricane fabric and more to customers in Okaloosa County.


Ordering roll-down storm shutters in Okaloosa County is simple when you order your hurricane shutters from Empire Construction & Development. Contact us with your window measurements for a free price quote on rolling shutters, or call: 888-474-3555 with any questions and to hear about our hurricane shutter deals this month. Order rolling shutters from Empire Construction & Development and keep your home in Okaloosa County safe!

November 26th, 2018

If you’ve lived in Florida long enough, you’ve probably been through a hurricane or two. Though many of these powerful storms veer away from the state, many of them do strike Florida’s Atlantic coast, Gulf coast, and panhandle. Whether you ride out a storm in your home or you evacuate, protecting your windows, doors, and other areas that may be damaged during a storm with strong hurricane shutters is a wise decision.


Why should you have hurricane shutters installed on your home?

Sturdy storm shutters, like the accordion shutters that Empire Construction & Development manufactures, allow you to quickly and conveniently cover your windows, doors, sliding doors, and more before a storm in Franklin County. Instead of struggling with plywood or taking the risk of having no storm protection, you can pull these accordion hurricane shutters closed and lock them securely when you need to. Accordion storm shutters from Empire Construction & Development — like all of our custom-made storm shutters – add to the value of your home in Franklin County while upgrading your property’s security too.


What do accordion shutters protect against?

Accordion hurricane shutters manufactured by Empire Construction & Development are built to withstand hurricane-force wind speeds, flying debris during a storm, rain, and more. If your windows aren’t covered during a hurricane or other dangerous seasonal storm, they can shatter or become broken by flying projectiles. Broken windows create hazardous conditions inside of your home during a storm, and leave you with damage and costly clean up after a storm passes Franklin county. But accordion shutters from Empire Construction & Development are an easy and dependable solution – these strong aluminum shutters can be used on most any window or door size to keep your home or commercial building safe during a hurricane. Our accordion storm shutters also can be used as security shutters, privacy shutters, and can be used to block sun and create shade one or more rooms of your home.


At Empire Construction & Development, we custom-build hurricane shutters that you can depend on. If you want safe and affordable hurricane shutters for your home, hotel, restaurant, office building, warehouse or other property in Franklin County, accordion shutters may be the right storm protection product for you.


To order accordion storm shutters in Franklin County, FL, visit our website: When you provide us with you window and door measurements (exterior), we will give you a price for your hurricane shutter order. If you have your measurements ready or you have questions about protecting your windows from hurricanes in northern Florida, contact us or call: 888-474-3555 to speak to a member of our storm protection team. Protect your windows, doors, and more in Franklin County with accordion shutters from Empire Construction & Development.

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