Fabric Based Hurricane Protection With Storm Catcher Grommet Screen
Storm Catcher Wind Abatement Hurricane Screen which is proudly offered exclusively by Storm Smart Industries, is one of our most versatile products in terms of application options. One popular application is Grommet Screen. This hurricane fabric screen is available with grommets on two, three or four sides. The hurricane screen can be mounted directly to the structure using a variety of mounting hardware.
Grommet Screen can also be mounted using track secured to the building structure. Depending on the specifics of your home, several types of track are available. You can also mount Storm Catcher using our Strap and Buckle application, which eliminates the need for some or all grommets.
When it comes to dangerous storms, this highly innovative hurricane fabric provides serious protection. It is truly like having a bulletproof vest for your home or business.
Screen Types – Storm Smart can design your hurricane fabric screens in a wide variety of shapes and colors. Shapes include everything from the basic square or rectangular design, to semi-circles for arches, to more complex configurations with cut outs and angles. Our four screen color choices include brown, black, grey, and bone.
Storm Catcher Wind Abatement Hurricane Screen is constructed of 100% polypropylene mesh. This hurricane fabric material is solid enough to block 97% of all wind and rain, yet still allows natural light to filter through. This feature provides visibility from the inside when the screen is deployed.
Storm Catcher’s cutting-edge mesh structure:
- Filters light in, allowing you to see outside
- Guards against hurricane-force winds and driving rain
- Blocks 97 percent of all wind and rain, protecting the envelope of your home
- Is lightweight and easily installed
- Meets stringent Florida Building Codes
- Eliminates that cave-like feeling produced by aluminum and steel shutters
- Secures to the walls of your home or office building
- Stores in a fraction of the space of other removable systems
Fastening Systems – Grommet Screen installation systems can use a combination of a wide variety of structure mounting frames. We offer wall- and floor-mount tracks in a variety of shapes and sizes, all with corrosive-resistant materials and finishes. Also, our optional, code-approved emergency escape panel provides the ability to protect you inside your home knowing that you can get out if you have to.
Testing Standard – The system has been tested to and has passed ASTM protocols E330, E1886, E1996-02 as well as meeting protocols PA/TAS 201, 202, and 203.
If you would like to learn more about this or any other hurricane protection product, please allow us to schedule a Free Consultation at your convenience. Once you talk to the experts, your decision will be easy.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Storm Smart, Storm Catcher Wind Abatement Screen?
The Storm Smart Hurricane Wind Abatement Screen is recognized as one of the most innovative and technologically advanced products in the world of Hurricane Protection. Patent pending (60/901. 143) Storm Catcher screens are constructed of polypropylene, woven mono-filament geo-textile fabric. With densely porous material of 95% solid and the weave tight enough to take advantage of the surface tension between water and screen, the material creates a barrier resistant to driving rain and flying debris.
What is the Storm Catcher Grommet Screen?
This screen system uses grommets attached to the screen, providing anchoring points to the building. Using a variety of mounting techniques and combining an array of structure frames, grommet screens can be used in tandem with the Strap & Buckle design to provide a hybrid application capable of providing hurricane protection for difficult openings that other shutter types are unable to match. Wall and floor-mount tracks are available in an assortment of shapes and sizes, all with corrosion-resistant materials and finishes. An optional, code-approved emergency escape panel can provide the ability to protect you inside your home knowing you can get out if you have to.
What wind speed has the Storm Catcher Grommet screen been tested against?
Storm Catcher grommet screen has been tested is highly effective protection for windows and doors against violent storms and flying debris. This material dramatically reduces hurricane’s destructive winds by up to 97%, reducing 150- mph winds to a gentle breeze.
Can I see through the screen?
Yes, the grommet system’s super-lightweight cutting-edge mesh structure allows you to know what is going on outside, while you are safe inside.
Is the screen easy to install and store?
Yes, the screen is very lightweight and can be deployed quickly and installed by all ages. It also stores easily.
Does the screen come in different colors?
Yes, the screen comes in five different colors. Grey, Black, Bone, White and Brown.
Why Storm Smart?
Focused on Your Hurricane Protection Needs
We are Storm Smart Industries, based in Fort Myers, Florida. We are a group of dedicated hurricane protection industry professionals, with a 15-year history of customer-focused innovation that has set us apart and ahead in the hurricane protection industry.
Quality People Mean Quality Service
With a commitment to quality and over 150 dedicated Storm Smart employees, we are proud to say that we now have in excess of 50,000 satisfied customers. We have served the hurricane protection needs of homeowners and businesses in several states, in Mexico and across the Carribean. Using state-of-the-art computerized ordering, manufacturing and scheduling systems, our highly skilled team members will exceed your service, delivery and installation expectations.
The screen panels are constructed of a polypropylene, woven monofilament geotextile fabric. The flexible material lends itself to a wide array of applications. With the densely porous material 95 percent solid and the weave tight enough for surface tension of water to create a barrier resistant to driving rain, the material is still open enough to be transparent.
Storm Screens come in a variety of shapes and colors. From the basic square or rectangular design to more complex configurations with cut outs and angles, screen color choices include bone, beige, white, black and grey.
The screens may be designed to use a variety of mounting techniques including several methods of strap and buckle applications and grommet installation methods. A strap system may utilize a fixed strap attached to a fastening device as well as an adjustable buckle that the strap attaches to. Grommet installation systems can use a combination of a wide variety of structure mounting frames. We offer wall- and floor-mount tracks in a variety of shapes and sizes, all with corrosive-resistant materials and finishes. Also, our optional, code-approved emergency escape panel provides the ability to protect you inside your home knowing that you can get out if you have to.
The system has been tested to and has passed ASTM protocols E330, E1886 and E1996-02.