Each insurance company is different. Contact your local agent for further information.
The same way you go about choosing any company that performs a service. Make sure they are licensed, insured, get and check references, check the Better Business Bureau and ask if there are any projects that they have completed that you can visit.
This can be a significant investment, so take your time doing the research. Some criteria to look for when making a decision are building code approvals, personal abilities, installation applications and aesthetics of the finished installation.
Any door with glass such as sliding glass doors, French doors, etc. should be protected.
Don’t waste the tape and don’t waste the time. It offers little strength to the glass and NO protection against flying debris. You will spend a lot of time trying to scrape the old, baked-on tape off your windows after the storm passes
Since every house is different with unique window and door styles the same style of protection may not be ideal for all of the openings of your home. There are many different styles and selections.
People who live on the Gulf Coast will find shutters an excellent investment for protecting their lives, loved ones, possessions and property. They protect against wind and wind-borne debris. Once a door or window has been compromised, pressure is brought to bear on interior walls and upward pressure on the building’s roof. This can ultimately lead to roof failure which will then expose the entire contents of the building to the storm.