Barracuda - Roll Shutter
Barracuda - Hurricane Shutters
Our Barracuda shutters provide you with code compliant hurricane protection for smaller housings. Similar to our Magnum roller shutters, the end retention system built into our Barracuda shutters eliminates the need for storm bars. The Barracuda EXCEEDS even the toughest standards required by both international and domestic building codes.
Some of the unique features of the Barracuda Shutter are:
- End retention system - eliminates the need for storm bars
- Efficient roll diameter - minimizes housing size
- Patented roll shutter system
- 42mm extruded aluminum slat
- Stainless steel end retention bolts
- New slat appearance
- Building Code Approved - complies with FBC / IRC / Dade / TDI
- Approved for block and concrete construction
- Approved for wooden structures
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Yes. Several of our models fall under the “hurricane shutters” category under Florida's building code. For more information, please visit our Applications section.
We offer a wide range of standardized color choices, from white to black. We also offer customized color options upon request.
While these shutters differ in style or design, each of these works to protect your home from torrential rains and hurricane-force winds. In addition, each of these products is tested to comply with numerous building codes (e.g. FBC and IBC).
Absolutely! Hurricane shutters provide the highest level of protection against the elements. For more information, please visit our Applications section.
Storm bars used to be necessary for certain widths. However, newer products such as our Barracuda and Magnum shutters use our new end retention systems. This erases the need for storm bars.
The chances are highly likely! Just to be sure, however, you can contact us or access our Find A Dealer page to locate nearby dealers. Simply enter your zip code.
Motorized shutters and screens with gear override should be used in case of a power outage. They may also prove ideal for creating emergency exits.
Special switches can operate up to two shutters. Somfy’s RTS or IGC technology could, virtually, operate an unlimited number of shutters with only a single switch! The technology could also be modified to control individual or groups of motors from multiple locations. This technology can be incorporated into most home automation and z-wave systems.
If you are already in the home improvement industry, you might be a potential candidate.
Find out more by checking out our Become a Dealer section.