Accordion shutters are most commonly used in as a form of hurricane and storm protection. This style of protection is most commonly seen in use in commercial area that have large openings or over windows and sliding glass doors in residential areas. This style of protection will go over a regular window which will not be as durable as Impact Glass and therefore needs that added protection. Accordion shutters is also known to help business owners reduce the chances of their business being broken into and having their inventory taken. This style of protection is also known to be a heavy duty answer that can provide superior strength and surpasses all of Florida’s impact-and wind test requirements making it among the top options for protection.
The accordion shutters function by giving the homeowner or business owner the ability to slide them open and close. As the name properly indicates their design resembles that of an accordion as it operates to open and close. Some Accordion shutters open and close from the center but in most commercial locations the accordion shutters will open from the left or right side to open and close. This style of protection will help eliminate the need to rush to the local hardware storm when hurricane watch or warnings are in effect because your perfect protection has already become a part of your home or business.