Storm Shutters Installation in Fort Myers

How to Install Storm Shutters

  1. Locate any obstructions (such as overhangs or protruding window sills) that may interfere with the installation of the shutters; the paneling will end at the obstruction
  2. Determine where to locate the bottom panel; it should overlap the bottom of the windowsill or door frame by 2", if there is no obstruction. Mark location of holes to be drilled on side of building
  3. Drill a hole in ONE side only. Secure with a screw (a socket wrench may be necessary)
  4. Before drilling any other holes, ensure the panel is level. Once this is complete, drill other holes (two on each side for non-BOCA hardware or four for BOCA hardware) and secure with screws
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4; it is not necessary to use the level. Ensure that each panel overlaps the previous panel at least one rise
  6. Once the opening is covered by paneling, attach wing-nuts to secure the panels tightly

Materials and tools for Storm Shutters

  • Writing utensil (pen or pencil)
  • Level
  • Wrench or socket wrench
  • Drill and appropriate drill bit
  • 3/16" cement drill bit (for cement or brick structures)
  • 3/16" metal drill bit (for structures with siding or wood structures)
  • 1/4" metal drill bit (in addition to one of the above drill bits) for vertical mounting method

Storm Shutters Suppliers in Fort Myers

Hurricane Safe Shutters Inc
Storm Shutter Warehouse
Alufab USA

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Storm Shutters Contractors in Fort Myers

Hurricane Shutter Co
Storm Solutions, Inc
Storm Smart

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