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"Hurricane StormBoards" (HSB)

Hurricane StormShutters
Curved shutters

Flat shutter panels
Flat shutters

HSB available in colors
Hurricane StormBoards

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 Like wine, our Hurricane StormBoards age well.

 Hurricane StormBoards passed the Large Missile Impact Test and Cyclic Load Test from hurricane test lab and met the requirements of the Florida High Hurricane Zone Building code.

Information Sheet

 A- Hurricane StormBoards (HSB) Description

 B- Hurricane Prepareness Checklist.

 C- Hurricane Disaster Supply Kit.

 D- Hurricane Protection For Your Home.

 E- Hurricane Protection Material.

 F- Hurricane Watch Versus Hurricane Warning.

Hurricane StormBoards Factory Direct Price.

 H- Hurricane Reality Check Roundups

 I- Aluminum versus Plastic

 J- Benefits

A- Hurricane StormBoards (HSB) Description.

Hurricane StormBoards replace high-cost aluminum storm panels.  Semi- transparent Hurricane StormBoards panels allow daylight to pass through and illuminate the home in case of power outage. Hurricane StormBoards made of virgin high density polyethylene (HDPE), are waterproof, weather resistent, light weight, non-polluting, structurally sound and safe to install.  Hurricane StormBoards cut like wood or metal and last for at least 25 years.

B- Hurricane Prepareness Checklist.
  • Hurricane season usually starts from June 1st to November 1st.                                   
  • Know the storm surge and flood history in your area.                                              
  • Learn safe evacuation  routes.                                                                     
  • Learn the locations of official human and pet shelters by contacting local office of emergency.   
  • Decide where you will go in case of an evacuation order.                                          
  • Take inventory of your home, take pictures and put in a safe.                                     
  • Prepare a disaster supply kit in a duffel bag, backpack or plastic storage pail.                  
  • Clear gutters and downspouts.                                                                     
  • Trim trees and shrubs.                                                                            
  • Review your insurance policies.                                                                   
  • Locate and secure your property deeds.                                                            
  • Individuals with special shelter or evacuation needs should contact local emergency authorities. 
C- Hurricane Disaster Supply Kit.
  • Bottled water up to 2 weeks.
  • Dried or canned food up to 2 weeks.
  • Manual can opener.
  • Battery-operated flashlights.
  • Battery-operated radio and kitchen gadgets.
  • Extra batteries.
  • Clothes.
  • Personal care items.
  • Medication.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Blankets, sleeping bags.
  • Sturdy shoes, robber boots.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Cash, debit cards.

D- Hurricane Protection For Your Home.

Windows, Doors.
 Cover them with storm shutter panels of plywood, aluminum or plastic materials.
    Bring outdoor objects, lawn furniture, garden tools, garbage cans, grills, toys.  Anchor any objects that cannot be brought inside.
    Determine if your roof is braced properly for hurricane force winds through local building contractors.     
Garage Doors.
    Reinforce your garage door with 2 x 4 or a kit purchased from your garage door manufacturer.
 Double Entry Doors and Patio Doors.
    It is extremely important to cover all double entry type doors FIRST to make sure that no wind can get inside.  The house might be lifted off ground if you did not secure the double entry door first and the wind got trapped inside.

E- Hurricane Protection Material.
  • Plywood 4' x 8' x 7/16
  • Corrugated aluminum shutter panels
  • Corrugated plastic shutter panels
  • Recycled plastic sheet panel 4' x 8' x 3/16

F- Hurricane Watch Versus Hurricane Warning.

    Hurricane watch: issued by the National Weather Service when there is threat of hurricane-like conditions within 24 - 36 hours.

    Hurricane warning: issued by the National Weather Service when hurricane conditions( winds of 74 miles per hour or greater, or high water or rough sea) are expected in 24 hours or less.

Hurricane StormBoards Factory Direct Price.

Item Description:
Hurricane StormBoards (Corrugated Panels only)
Size: 0.130" x 14" x 144"
Gauge: .130
Color: semi-transparent white, white
Weight: 11 lbs
Material type: HDPE Plastic
Coatings: uncoated
Finish: Matte
Grade: virgin
Corrugated panel price: $33.00 per sheet ( our rock-bottom wholesale price at $2.75 linear foot, plus shipping ).  You save on shipping if you order truck load).
Panel sizes, Custom cuts: add 15% to panel price.

Custom cut price
Semi-transparent board
  • 14" x 24" @ $5.50
  • 14" x 36" @ $8.25
  • 14" x 48" @ $11.00
  • 14" x 56" @ $13.20
  • 14" x 60" @ $13.75
  • 14" x 72" @ $16.50

semi-transparent samples
hurricane stormboard - semi-trans

 Installation: Homeowner do it yourself
 Truck load: 4000 sheets (480,000 linear feet), 44,000lbs, Email for price and delivery
 Delivery: 2 to 3 weeks

Terms: all major credit cards, checks, money-order -- 100% down
 Hardware: none provided, panels only
 Measurement: Customers provide their own window and door measurement and are soley responsible for accuracy of panels needed.

H- Hurricane Reality Check Roundups

  Hurricane season is around the corner. The wait for shutter installation in Florida is from 3 to 6 months. Time is money.  Save time by do it yourself and order from factory direct.

  Aluminun Panels vs Plastic Panels
supply shortage
supply plentiful (recycled)
dangerous edges
much safer material to handle
high cost material
30% to 50% less expensive
metal cutting tools requires
general carpentry tools


  • Save trees and other resources
  • Excellent durability and weather resistance
  • Will not absorb water
  • Greater flexibility than wood
  • 100% recycleable with no loss of its original quality
  • Nail and screw holding characteristics are similar to wood
  • Lifetime warranty
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