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Ultimate Guide to Hurricane Season 2016

With the effects of Tropical Storm Colin behind us, Floridians are ramping up their 2016 Hurricane Season preparedness. Hurricane shutters are being dusted off, canned foods and gallons of water are being purchased and evacuation plans are being formulated just in case a hurricane decides to make landfall this year.

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The Ultimate Guide to Bahama Shutters

Drive around any neighborhood in Southwest Florida and you will notice that Bahama Shutters are surging in popularity.  These clever beauties have become popular not only because of their style, but also because of their sturdiness in areas with a high risk for strong winds or hurricane weather. Southwest Florida has seen an uprise in homeowners who opt for Bahama Shutters on some or all of their home's exterior windows.  Here's a helpful guide to better understand them.

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How to Deploy and Care for Your AstroGuard Hurricane Fabric

If you are like many homeowners, you have purchased AstroGuard Hurricane Fabric to protect your home during a storm.  However, if you haven't had to use it yet, you may feel a little uneasy about how to properly deploy your AstroGuard when a hurricane is approaching.  You may also be wondering about the proper cleaning and storage of your fabric.  This article provides simple step-by-step instructions on how to do both.

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No More Metal Panels: A Personal Rant on Hurricane Shutters

By Brian Trecek, Owner
Naples Shutter, Inc.


We’ve all heard of them.  We’ve all seen them.  Some of us have even installed them firsthand.  Shiny, silver hurricane shutters made of strips of corrugated metal.  Heavy, behemoth, sharp-edged monstrosities that make my blood pressure spike just by looking at them.  Why? Because they are outdated and ineffective.  I’m in the business of protecting homeowners from hurricanes and I need to get a few things off of my chest.

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Hurricane Fabric 101: What the Heck is it, Anyway?

Here at Naples Shutter, we get calls every day from people who say, "Tell me about this hurricane fabric."  They may have heard about it from a friend, a neighbor, seen it on the news or seen one of our ads.  But they all have one thing in common:  they are incredibly skeptical that any kind of fabric could defend against hurricanes.  Well, today we will answer the most common questions people have about hurricane fabric and hopefully solve a few mysteries.

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7 Easy Steps to Deploying AstroGuard Hurricane Fabric

So you’ve done everything right.  You live in a hurricane zone.  You thoroughly researched all of your hurricane protection options, and purchased AstroGuard Hurricane Fabric from Naples Shutter. You're feeling pretty good.

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How do Hurricane Shutters Lower my Homeowner’s Insurance Rates?

As I was vacationing in the Florida Keys last week, I was reminded of those naughty hurricanes Donna, Betsy, Andrew, Frances, Jeanne and Wilma and the absolute need to armor your house against them.  I was also reminded of the need to save money as I watched my wife return from shopping with bags upon bags of souvenir t-shirts, pirate-head coconuts, gourmet groceries, scented candles, and giant seahorses made out of driftwood.  We know that hurricane shutters protect your most prized possession-your home-but they can also save you money by reducing your homeowner’s insurance rates.  How?  It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.

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