Galvanized Metal Hurricane Panels

What do galvanized metal storm panel shutters look like?

Available only in silver aluminum color.

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Are metal hurricane panels effective?

Covered by a thin layer of zinc to prevent corrosion and rust, galvanized steel hurricane shutters are a high-quality, low-cost option for hurricane-proofing your home. They can be cut to fit the size of the window opening or come in panels of six- or twelve-inches in width to be layered over the opening.

What are the pros and cons of installing galvanized metal hurricane panels?

Pros of Metal Panels

  • Fits over any size window or door
  • Least expensive hurricane covering
  • Lightweight
  • Removable – doesn’t alter curb appeal
  • Strong and durable

Cons of Metal Panels

  • Has sharp edges
  • More than one person needed to install
  • Panels may not line up properly
  • Requires labelling and proper organization
  • Requires storage space
  • Takes more than an hour to install

Compare & Choose Hurricane Shutters

If you’re not sure which hurricane shutters are best for your home, give us a call. We’re available for a free in-home consultation and would be happy to help you choose hurricane shutters that:

  • Look beautiful
  • Are easy for you to install 
  • Protect your home and family
  • Fit into your budget
  • Meet all your needs

How much does it cost to install galvanized metal hurricane panels?

Hurricane panels are the cheapest hurricane protection option available and range from $8-$10 per square foot. 

How to maintain galvanized metal hurricane panels

Maintaining your galvanized metal hurricane shutters is simple. 

  • At least once per year (before hurricane season), inspect each panel for corrosion, debris, dents, or other damage. 
  • After use, carefully wash and dry the steel storm panels and stack flat on a horizontal surface for storage. 
  • Remember to label the shutters as you remove them for easier installation in case of another tropical storm.

Where to store galvanized metal hurricane panels

One issue with using hurricane panels is that they may warp or lose shape after several uses and/or being dropped or knocked against hard surfaces. If this occurs, they may not line up properly during the next installation. This can be partially prevented with proper storage. 

  • Choose a location with very low foot traffic – perhaps the rafters in your garage or a dedicated shelf in your tool shed. 
  • Stack the panels neatly. 
  • Avoid placing other items on top of the panels. 
  • Support the full length and width of the panel to prevent bowing or warping.

Which hurricane shutters are best?

The best hurricane shutters:

  • Protect your home from hurricane damage
  • Fit into your budget
  • Maintain your home’s curb appeal
  • Are convenient to deploy
  • Give you peace of mind

In other words, the best hurricane shutters depend upon factors unique to you and your needs. We’d love the opportunity to create the right storm protection solution for your home or business.