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Stillhouse Is Equipping Hurricane Prone Homes With “Unbreakable” Metal Shutters

CORAL GABLES, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to forecasts, 2020 has the potential to see one of the highest number of hurricanes hitting US coastal cities with an estimated 19 to 25 named storms. The United States Congressional Budget Office estimates $34 billion in expected annual economic losses to the residential sector from hurricane-related damage. To protect property and prevent damage, STILLHOUSE®, a premium range of spirits packaged in 100% stainless steel cans instead of glass bottles, announces a program that donates metal shutters, fortifying homes across the Florida Panhandle.

The Stillhouse “Unbreakable” Shutters initiative has partnered with SBP, a national disaster resilience and recovery nonprofit, to provide and install shutters for homes in impacted by Hurricane Michael. Since 2006, SBP has worked to shrink the time between disaster and recovery by rebuilding after disaster, creating more resilient individuals and businesses by preparing them before disaster and advocating for policy and

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Plastic Shutters Vs Vinyl Shutters – What’s the Difference?

Many people who wish to replace their outdoor shutters take a careful look at the shutters on their home and quickly learn they are made of plastic. The next step is to either go down to their local home improvement store or to use the Internet to search for “plastic shutters”. What many homeowners find is that the selection of plastic shutters is very limited, but there are other materials available including vinyl shutters, composite shutters, wood shutters, and fiberglass shutters. Some people at this point wonder “if the shutters I have now are plastic, why are there no plastic shutters available anymore?”

The truth be told, vinyl shutters are made from a type of plastic. So why are they called vinyl shutters and not plastic shutters? To understand the answer to this question, you will need to know a little history of the vinyl siding industry.

In the late … Read More