An employee of Category 5 Hurricane Shutters installs shutters on a home in Delray Beach. (Staff Photo/Jim Rassol)

Protect your windows. Protections such as shutters or hurricane-impact glass can cost a few hundred dollars to more than $10,000 and prevent your home from being destroyed by hurricane-force winds. Dulce Suarez-Resnick, an insurance agent in Miramar, said shutters installed before 1996 are getting little or no discounts.¿The biggest misconception is that you need to get accordion or impact glass windows to get the best discount and that is not the case. You can¿install brand new panel shutters, as long as they are the current code,¿ she advised.

( Sun Sentinel / July 22, 2011 )

Protect your windows. Protections such as shutters or hurricane-impact glass can cost a few hundred dollars to more than $10,000 and prevent your home from being destroyed by hurricane-force winds. Dulce Suarez-Resnick, an insurance agent in Miramar, said shutters installed before 1996 are getting little or no discounts.¿The biggest misconception is that you need to get accordion or impact glass windows to get the best discount and that is not the case. You can¿install brand new panel shutters, as long as they are the current code,¿ she advised.

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