Archive for November, 2009

Citizens Insurance to Raise Rates

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Many of us are familiar with Citizens Insurance and their policy that requires homeowners with homes valued at $750,000 and higher to have hurricane protection. What you may not know is that those rates will be increasing soon.

Here is a link to an article that appeared in the Fort Myers News Press:

We hope you find this to be informative.

Slide Screen – Fast, Easy, Simple Hurricane and UV Protection

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Are you looking for strong, easy to deploy, Florida Building Code approved storm protection? Would you like a product that can be used for privacy and sun control as well?

In the event of a hurricane, you’ll have plenty of things to worry about. Running around looking for tools, fasteners, plywood or panels shouldn’t take up all of the valuable time that you will need to prepare yourself and your family for this very serious situation. Storm Smart Industries is proud to present its newly updated slide screen product.

This new product utilizes the same code-approved track system already utilized in deploying the Storm Catcher Hurricane Wind Abatement Screen. A second screen, designed specifically to keep the sun and its damaging UV rays from heating the glass or interior of your home, simply slides into the same track when weather is hot. Should a storm threaten the area, You can pull out the shade screen and slide in the Storm Catcher screen for Florida Building Code approved hurricane protection.

Storm Smart CEO, Brian Rist, states “The two weather conditions which impact Florida the most are hot sun and dangerous wind-based storms. This solution provides for both climates equally. There are no tools needed. You will simply pull out one screen and slide in the other based on weather conditions.”

You can read more about this product at: