Monday, 23 September 2013 01:44

About Us

Maximum Shutter Systems, Inc. is Florida's premier hurricane protection company. We provide the most secure protection at an affordable price. In the wake of Hurricane Odile many residents of Los Cabos suffered damaged to their homes and property due to either non existant hurricane protection or inferior protection combined with inferior installation. This combined with new insurance regulations requiring a high level of protection inspired us to expand to this area to meet this need. We take our 15yrs of experience in the epicenter of the most regulated hurricane zone on the planet and are bringing this to a market much in need. We manufacture each home's protection to spec, ensure each piece meets our 185 mph Miami Dade code and install each piece with the identical care and attention we have brought to the market for 15yrs which has made us the industry leader. Please contact us today for more information and schedule an appointment for a free estimate and consultation 650.455.4751 / 624.122.3552 or get a quick quote.

As Florida's Hurricane Shutter Professionals we are fully licensed, bonded, and insured as well as family owned & operated since 1999. We specialize in residential, commercial, and hi-rise hurricane shutters. From manufacturing to installation we serve the entire U.S., Caribbean, Mexico and export world-wide. We have locations in Broward, Dade, & Palm Beach Counties and are newest location in Los Cabos, Mexico.

 

We specialize in complete security and storm protection providing: 

  • Various Security & Storm Protection Products
  • Impact Window & Door Installations
  • Shutter Systems Installation
  • Engineering Services
  • Project Management
  • Hurricane Shutter Super Store

 

We specialize in residential and commercial installations including: 

  • Single Family Homes
  • Townhomes
  • Condominium
  • High-rise Buildings
  • Medical Buildings
  • Office Buildings
  • Pre Construction
  • Store Fronts
  • Commercial Maintance

 

Our service and professional staff provide the very best in service from the beginning of the project through installation and final inspection.

 

Custom Products 

With the widest selection, design capabilities and extensive knowledge of local building codes we have engineered products to meet the Miami Dade protocol for hurricane protection products. Meeting or exceeding all Florida Building Code Hurricane Hi Velocity Zone Standards

 

Engineering 

Our Engineering Department will provide site specific engineering which will include design pressures and wind load calculations to provide you with the most protective product for your specific location.

 

Project Management and Installation 

From the time you sign a contract you will be assigned a Project Management Specialist who will coordinate your project from beginning to end. Our job is to keep you informed, deal with issues that may arise and most importantly ensure your complete satisfaction.

 

Referrals 

We are confident of our company, our staff and your satisfaction. Our success is not taken for granted and we appreciate that over 50% of our business is done by referral and repeat customers.

 

Published in Company
Sunday, 25 August 2013 20:05

Security / Storm Window Film

Key Shutter Features:

    • Design for window areas where safety and security are a priority.
    • Excellent solar performance, including Solar & UV rejection. 
    • Superior optical clarity.
    • Fast and simple installation. 
    • Evaluation according to the following testing methods.

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Safety and Security

  • Small Missile Impact Test – ANSI Z-97.1 and CPSC 16 CFR 1201
  • Large Missile Impact Test & Cyclic Window Pressure Tests – ASTM E 1886-02/ASTM E 1996-03, Level C, 4.5lb 2" x 4"
  • GSA Explosive Test – GSA-TS01-2003
  • Flame Spread and Smoke Developed Test – ASTM E-84

How To Use

Nothing to prepare, Film is always ready.

 

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Sunday, 25 August 2013 20:02

Impact Windows & Doors

Impact resistant windows are the newest way to protect your home from hurricane damage. Hurricane impact windows are fortified to withstand the impact of debris from hurricane winds. Custom built to fit any opening. Retro-fit your home or business today!

If you are evaluating replacement windows for your home or business or in the design stage of a new construction project, impact windows are your perfect solution to provide effortless hurricane protection. We offer a wide-variety of window sizes, shapes, frame colors, and glass color. You can customize your windows to compliment your existing architecture.
 
Impact Resistant Glass and Windows combine heavy-duty aluminum frames with impact resistant glass. A special silicone glazing process keeps the glass from shattering. Although the outer-layer of glass may crack on impact, a special inner-layer keeps the glass intact preventing debris from entering your home or business. Impact Windows have been engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country and have been reviewed and accepted by the Miami-Dade County product control division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code..

Key Shutter Features:

  • Available in a variety of sizes, styles, and shape 
  • Maintenance-free year around protection 
  • Adds value to your home 
  • Custom designed for each opening 
  • Protects furniture and artwork from excessive UV exposure 
  • Increase privacy and noise reduction 
  • Available in a variety of popular colors and tints 
  • No visual impact to your home 
  • Provides excellent security and storm protection

How To Use

Impact window are always ready for use. No preparation is required.

 

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Sunday, 25 August 2013 19:52

Roll Hurricane Shutters

Our Roll Up shutters provide the ultimate in security and storm protection for your home or business. Our Rolling shutter systems come with a smooth, manual crank or can be upgraded to the fully synchronized electric motor drive for maintenance-free operation. Roll shutters offer an elegant design solution with minimal visual impact. Our Rolling shutters are constructed of the finest grade of aluminum for maximum impact resistance and durability. Our specially designed Roll shutters provide maximum strength and insulation from sun, storm, heat, noise, and weather extremes.

Our reinforced track system provides strength and maximum shutter width. They are specially designed and engineered to blend with and compliment your home or business. Roll Up shutters add substantial value to your home or business and pay for themselves through more efficient heating and cooling of your rooms.

Our Roll Up shutters have been engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country and have been reviewed and accepted by the Miami-Dade County product control division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code.

Key Shutter Features:

  • Sleek European-styling 
  • Innovative Technologies 
  • Precise metal workmanship 
  • Protects furniture and artwork from excessive exposure to sun 
  • Increase privacy and noise reduction 
  • Manual or motorized with manual over-ride 
  • Minimal visual impact to your home 
  • Provides excellent security and storm protection 
  • Available colors: White, Ivory, Beige, and Bronze

How To Use

Roll Up shutters are operated either with a manual crank or can be upgraded to an electric motor drive systems for hands free use. They simply roll up and down, providing easy storage and ease of use.

  

Security Accessories


According to the Federal Bureau of investigations 2002 Crime Index Offense Report, 65.8% of burglaries were residential.  Occasion thieves, who are not prepared to face obstacles such as rolling shutters, commit most of these break-ins.  Aluminum rolling shutters serve as effective barriers to intruders.

Maximum Shutter Systems offers a range of accessories available for installation, on the shutter, to prevent any lifting-thereby increasing security.

LOCKING SYSTEMS FOR END SLATS

ALUMINUM SECURITY LATCH Maximum Shutter Systems offers end slats, designed to accept an aluminum bar equipped with a PVC anti-slide handle, that which when introduced into the guide rail, prevents any lifting of the shutter. 

KEY LOCK The thumb-lock (with knob) operated from the inside and the key-lock operated both from the inside and the outside can be fixed both on the TE14X56 (except for the "universal" type). Composed of two aluminum bars, this latch enters firstly into the guide rails and secondly into the wall, preventing any under side shutter rising.


AUTOMATIC LOCKING SYSTEM


Available in 44 mm and 55 mm versions, Maximum Shutter Systems automatic locking system is specifically designed to lock, automatically, into place when the shutter is in the closed position.  Installed on the top most profile and to the shutters roll tube, this type of locking mechanism is available for both manual crank operations as well as motor operations.

Color Range Available

Type of Applications


Shutter Box

Complete system for rolling shutters with accessories and a special shutter box in aluminum which 

permits the rolling shutter's use in those situations where no wall space has been forseen, 
for example: old buildings, kiosks, prefabricated buildings, retrofit.

1 -  In opening width and height with internal rolling (normal)


2 -  In opening width and height with external rolling (inversion)


3 - In opening width and height out of opening size with external 
rolling (inversion)


4 -  In opening width and height with external rolling (inversion)


5 - Wall mount with external rolling (inversion)

 
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Sunday, 25 August 2013 19:44

Hurricane Storm Panels

Storm window panels are the least expensive type of approved storm protection!

Our removable Storm Panels provide the most cost-effective protection against the violent ravages of Hurricanes and Tropical Storms. Their rock-solid durability and easy set-up makes our Storm Panels an absolute necessity anywhere storms and hurricanes threaten the safety of your property. Our .050" and .063" aluminum storm panels, as well as our Protexan clear polycarbonate panels, have been engineered to meet the most stringent wind codes in the country and have been reviewed and accepted by the Miami-Dade County product control division, Florida Building Code, and the International Building Code.

Key Shutter Features:

  • Custom designed and engineered to each specific open at your home or business. 
  • Our 2" rise panel design has approximately 25% more strength than a flat panel or plywood. 
  • Engineered to adapt and blend aesthetically with any architectural style. 
  • Our reinforced track system and self-aligning overlapping panels assure the easiest set-up for your home or business. 
  • Provide economical and effective protection. 
  • Fast and simple installation. 
  • Can be installed vertically or horizontally 
  • Easy project for DIY (Do-It-Yourself) 
  • We carry Protexan Clear Panels - They are Miami Dade County and Florida Building Code Approved.

How To Use

Panels are installed with tracks that you slide the panels into and fasten to protect. Panels store easily and stack together when not in use.

 

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Sunday, 25 August 2013 17:16

Accordion Hurricane Shutters

ACCORDION HURRICANE SHUTTERS

Accordion hurricane shutters offer you unsurpassed protection against hurricanes and optimum dollar value at the same time!

If you are looking for the best combination of affordability, protection, and ease-of-use, our Accordion Hurricane Shutters are the right solution for your home or business. They offer durable life-time protection and are proven to increase the market value of your home or business, backed by our 15 Year Warranty. Whether your needs are residential, commercial, or hi-rise our custom-designed and professionally installed shutter systems will keep you protected for years to come.

Hurricane Shutter Features:

  • Heavy duty locking device reinforces point of closure ultra high velocity 175+ mph protection
  • Specially designed optional key locks for external, tamper-proof operation
  • Extruded aluminum slats effectively block strong winds and direct sunlight 
  • Systems fold and stack neatly on sides of windows and doors out of view for compact and easy storage when not in use
  • Specially engineered, designed, and built to fit your windows, doors, garages, patios, etc.
  • Long-lasting investment in quality protection against sun, storms, noise, and forcible entry 
  • Unparalleled ease of operation, Glide smoothly and locks securely, takes minutes to secure property
  • Our ccordion shutter systems provide insulation between shutter and window to keep your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer 
  • Our accordion hurricane shutters come standard with industry best 15 YEAR warranty 
  • Enhances the value and longevity of any property while protecting 
  • Elegant stylish protection, engineered to maintain properties appearance
  • Available colors: White, Ivory, Beige, and Bronze

How To Use

Accordion Shutters are the easiest of all the shutters to use. Simply slide them together and push the keyed lock. Thats it. Afterwards, simply unlock and slide back to the sides to store.

 

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