Are you researching accordion shutters to protect your Southwest Florida home? If yes, you want to make sure you pick hurricane rated accordions. This means choosing accordions made of materials that are impact resistant and can withstand hurricane force winds and flying debris. So what are hurricane accordion shutters made of? That is what we will discuss in more detail below.
Curious what other types of hurricane shutters are made of? If so, you can read our helpful guide entitled Shutter Materials: What Are Hurricane Shutters Made Of?
Hurricane rated accordion shutters are constructed from aluminum. Aluminum is a good choice because it is lightweight, but it is strong and impact resistant. Accordion shutters made of aluminum are able to withstand up to category 5 hurricane winds and flying debris that is common during a hurricane.
Aluminum is a lightweight, silver colored, non-ferrous metal. In fact, it is the widely used non-ferrous metal. It is lighter than steel, and it does not corrode like steel does.
Hurricane shutters are typically made from aluminum instead of steel. Why? Well, aluminum offers several benefits that make it a good choice. First, aluminum is plenty strong and impact resistant. Second, aluminum is lighter than steel. And third, aluminum does not corrode like steel does. So all of these things make aluminum a good choice for hurricane shutters.
Aluminum Accordion Shutters SWFL
Interested in hurricane rated accordion shutters? If so, talk to the shutter pros at Eurex Shutters, SWFL’s oldest shutter company. We have been providing the highest quality and value storm shutters throughout Southwest Florida since 1986.
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