With the new uncertainty in the global aluminum market, AMD Supply has been preparing for the pent-up demand of aluminum by forecasting the needs of their Florida shutter contractors and keeping plenty of hurricane shutters materials in stock and ready to be delivered throughout Florida.
Here are some important terms you may hear during Florida’s annual hurricane season:
- Tropical Storm Watch: Tropical storm conditions are possible in the area.
- Hurricane Watch: Hurricane conditions are possible in the area.
Watches are issued 48 hours in advance of the anticipated onset of tropical storm-force winds.
- Tropical Storm Warning: Tropical storm conditions are expected in the area.
- Hurricane Warning: Hurricane conditions are expected in the area. Warnings are issued 36 hours in advance of tropical storm-force winds.
- Eye: Clear, sometimes well-defined center of the storm with calmer conditions.
- Eye Wall: Surrounding the eye, contains some of the most severe weather of the storm with the highest wind speed and largest precipitation.
- Rain Bands: Bands coming off the cyclone that produce severe weather conditions such as heavy rain, wind, and tornadoes.
- Storm Surge: An often underestimated and deadly result of ocean water swelling as a result of a landfalling storm, and quickly flooding coastal and sometimes areas further inland.
There are many methods that may be used to protect your home from hurricanes, however, lightweight aluminum shutters such as our patented Supernova brand of accordion hurricane shutters are the perfect option because of their speed of deployment. Here at AMD Supply we have compiled a few important benefits of having hurricane shutters installed on your Florida property.
Reliability, affordability, durability and the promise to deliver in the minimum of time spans— the four core requirements that sit atop the shutter checklist of every home or business owner that is searching for hurricane shutter providers in South Florida. However, with the market of Miami so saturated in this present age, people tend to …
AMD Supply LLC, South Florida’s leading wholesale supplier for hurricane shutters and aluminum supplies, has recently added a whole new array of hurricane & storm shutters to our warehouse inventory. Residents in Florida and the Caribbean had an eventful 2017 with Hurricane Irma ripping through the southeast and destroying homes that were inhabitable for weeks, months at …