Hurrican Shutters

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RETROFITS FOR GARAGE DOORS

Posted by cat5shuttersllc on May 7, 2012

RETROFITS FOR GARAGE DOORSProtecting your garage door is critical to the survival of your home.

CAT 5 Hurricane Shutters is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, Palm Beach County. We design, manufacture and install hurricane shutters according to the 2010 FL bldg. codes. We are licensed CGC # 1517869.
We service Palm Beach County, Broward County as well as the upper and middle Florida Keys in Florida. We are licensed and insured. CGC# 157869. We service Palm Beach County, includes cities such as Atlantic, Boca Raton, DelRay Beach, Boynton Beach, Greenacres, Hypoluxo, Jupiter, Lake Clarke Shore, Lake Park, Lake Worth, Lantana, North Palm beach, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Springs, Riviera Beach, Royal Palm Beach, West Palm Beach and Wellington. In Broward County we have worked in cities such as City of Coral Springs, City of Deerfield Beach, City of North Lauderdale, Lauderdale by the Sea, North Lauderdale, Lighthouse Pointe, Miramar, Oakland Park, Parkland, Pompano Beach, Plantation, as well as the upper and middle Florida Keys in Florida. We are licensed and insured.

Contact us for a free estimate at (561) 333-2285 or http://www.cat5shutters.net

Garage doors are usually the biggest opening on your house and the survival of your garage door is important to the survival of your house. When evaluating your house for its vulnerability to hurricanes, you need to consider your garage door as one of the first and most important vulnerabilities. Doors can be pushed in by winds blowing onto the door or pulled out as winds whip around the corner of the house where the door is located. Garage doors tend to be at the corners of the house, where the outward acting pressures (suctions) are greatest. Larger doors have more surface area exposed to wind and the door spans a much greater distance, so two car garage doors are more vulnerable than single car doors.
Failure of the garage door allows the full fury of the hurricane to enter the house and act on interior walls, doors, ceilings or roofs that form the barriers between the inside of the garage and the rest of the house. This frequently leads to failure of these surfaces and can lead to significant loss of roof sheathing or loss of a part of the roof.
The two threats to your garage door are wind pressure and wind borne debris. Ensuring the door is strong enough to resist wind pressure is critical; impact resistance to wind borne debris is especially important for garage doors with windows

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