Hurricane Garage Door Brace
 

Hurricane Garage Door Brace
Vertical Hurricane Garage Door Bracing System
 
Discontinued
No longer available from Manufacturer
 

Hurricane Depot

The garage door is potentially the largest and weakest opening...

Production Information

  • Florida Building Code approved (FL2364); exceeds ASTM E330 and SBCCI retrofit wind speed standards.
  • Patented with a unique telescoping design that enables the brace to fit almost all garage doors.
  • Brackets attach to hinges to keep the door from blowing in or being sucked out and are adjustable to permit the brace to be installed on doors with horizontal braces.
  • The brace is anchored into the wall above the garage door, into the garage floor, and to each hinge, providing the necessary reinforcement of the garage door tracks.
  • Made of high-quality aircraft-grade aluminum that is lightweight yet incredibly strong; each brace weighs less than 15 pounds.
  • Selected by the University of Florida for their Windstorm Training Center hurricane-resistant model homes.
  • Does not remain permanently attached to the garage door.

Production Benefits

  • Provides protection against up to 180 mph winds (dependent upon the quality, condition type of material used in the fabrication of your garage door).
  • Much less expensive than hurricane-resistant garage doors and garage door shutters.
  • More effective than retrofitted horizontal garage door braces.
  • Can be set up in three minutes or less should a hurricane threaten.
  • Does not attach permanently to the garage door; stores inconspicuously and conveniently out of the way.
  • Does not require a building permit for purchase or installation.
  • May qualify you for some type of homeowners insurance discount.
  • Fits almost all garage doors.
  • Lightweight, requires no maintenance.
  • Reinforces the garage door and provides an anchor and support in addition to the garage door tracks.
   

 

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