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Key West Wholesale Shutters and Blinds for Exterior Windows

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Hurricane Management Group based near Key West, Monroe County, Florida, provides wholesale shutters and blinds for interior and exterior windows. We can provide wholesale building and construction materials for a variety of window projects, including:

Key West Wholesale Custom Window Shutters: Accordion, Bahama, Colonial, Plantation, Security, Roll

Hurricane Accordion Shutters Key West FL– Bahama Aluminum Shutters
– Colonial Aluminum Shutters
– Hurricane Accordion Shutters
– Hurricane Rolling Shutters
– Hurricane Roll Down Shutters
– Hurricane Roll Up Shutters
– Plantation Shutters
– Rolling Shutters
– Security Shutters
– Storm Panels

Key West Wholesale Custom Window Blinds: Blackout, Interior, Mini, Motorized, Roller, Roman, Venetian, Vertical, Wood

Interior Window Blinds Key West FL– Blackout Blinds
– Interior Roller Blinds
– Mini Blinds
– Motorized Roller Blinds
– Roman Blinds
– Venetian Blinds
– Vertical Blinds
– Wood / Faux Wood Blinds

Have property near Key West or Monroe County, Florida?
Contact Us for a FREE ESTIMATE.
Monroe County, FL: (305) 330-5511

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, Wholesale Shutters and Blinds for Exterior Windows and General Contractor

Key West FL Aluminum Fence Railing
Key West FL Automatic Aluminum Gates
Key West FL Custom Window Blinds
Key West FL FEMA Flood Barriers, Panels
Key West FL Flooring Installation
Key West FL Garage Door Installation
Key West FL Natural Stone (Granite) Countertop Installation (Kitchen / Bathroom)
Key West FL Hurricane Shutters
Key West FL Impact Windows, Doors, Skylights
Key West FL Painting Contractors
Key West FL Retractable Awnings
Key West FL Rolling Screen Doors

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Key Largo Wholesale Shutters and Blinds for Exterior Windows

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Hurricane Management Group based near Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida, provides wholesale shutters and blinds for interior and exterior windows. We can provide wholesale building and construction materials for a variety of window projects, including:

Key Largo Wholesale Custom Window Shutters: Accordion, Bahama, Colonial, Plantation, Security, Roll

Hurricane Accordion Shutters Key Largo FL– Bahama Aluminum Shutters
– Colonial Aluminum Shutters
– Hurricane Accordion Shutters
– Hurricane Rolling Shutters
– Hurricane Roll Down Shutters
– Hurricane Roll Up Shutters
– Plantation Shutters
– Rolling Shutters
– Security Shutters
– Storm Panels

Key Largo Wholesale Custom Window Blinds: Blackout, Interior, Mini, Motorized, Roller, Roman, Venetian, Vertical, Wood

Interior Window Blinds Key Largo FL– Blackout Blinds
– Interior Roller Blinds
– Mini Blinds
– Motorized Roller Blinds
– Roman Blinds
– Venetian Blinds
– Vertical Blinds
– Wood / Faux Wood Blinds

Have property near Key Largo or Monroe County, Florida?
Contact Us for a FREE ESTIMATE.
Monroe County, FL: (305) 330-5511

Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida, Wholesale Shutters and Blinds for Exterior Windows and General Contractor

Key Largo FL Aluminum Fence Railing
Key Largo FL Automatic Aluminum Gates
Key Largo FL Custom Window Blinds
Key Largo FL FEMA Flood Barriers, Panels
Key Largo FL Flooring Installation
Key Largo FL Garage Door Installation
Key Largo FL Natural Stone (Granite) Countertop Installation (Kitchen / Bathroom)
Key Largo FL Hurricane Shutters
Key Largo FL Impact Windows, Doors, Skylights
Key Largo FL Painting Contractors
Key Largo FL Retractable Awnings
Key Largo FL Rolling Screen Doors

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Key West FL Interior Roller & Window Blinds & Shades

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Interior Roller Blinds & Solar Shades

Interior Roller Window BlindsInterior Roller Blinds & Solar Shades for window coverings are easy to operate, affordable and available in a large variety of colors and fabrics. Blinds & shades defend your home’s interior against solar glare and harmful UV rays while maintaining your view of the outside. They also provide a stylish way to keep your rooms cool and comfortable.

We have a selection of numerous combinations of materials (solar screen, translucent, opaque), color, pattern and texture. Reduce window glare, solar heating, and strong wind damage with Interior Roller & Window Blinds & Shades. They are popular for their high level of user control, privacy, aesthetics, and comfort.

Many adjustable window attachments can be automated: shades, screens, shutters and blinds. Automation includes motors, sensors, controls and timers. Both controls and power can be wireless, the former using radio frequency technology and the latter using battery technologies. Today’s window attachment motors and batteries are typically concealed and protected in the roller tubes of the attachment and operation of the newer motors is approaching “noiseless” operation.

Have property near Key West or Monroe County, Florida?
Contact Us for a FREE ESTIMATE.
Monroe County: (305) 330-5511

Window Attachments Power

There are three options for powering motorized attachments: battery (direct current or DC), outlet (may be DC or alternating current— AC), and inwall (AC). Battery power has the advantage of being wireless and not involving an electrician, but it is better suited to smaller or lighter window attachments. Outlet power is convenient because an electrician does not need to wire the attachment. In new construction, outlets can be concealed along the margin of the window or more typically up at the top of the window behind a valence or the head cassette of the attachment. Inwall power is AC house wiring direct to the motorized window attachment. Inwall power is best accomplished when wall cavities are open, during construction or major renovation. AC motors are well-suited to heavy lifting and can even service multiple window attachments.

Motorized Window Coverings Controls

When motorized window coverings are controlled by sensors, timers, or programs, the system is automated. Controls for motorized attachments can be either individual or grouped. Options include everything from battery-powered, hand-held remote control to mesh network, smart phone app-driven systems to full integration with a home’s automation system. Programmable operation can be based on light intensity or temperature. Wind sensors can be included in exterior window attachment systems, which will then automatically retract when high winds threaten exterior attachments. Manufacturers of window attachment automation systems give detailed guidance on all the options and specifications for motors, power sources, and controls based on the type and size of window attachments.

Thermal Performance

Each adjustable window attachment’s thermal performance can be improved by optimal operation. Studies have shown significant improvement in both the thermal performance of adjustable window attachment operation as well as reduced lighting energy consumption when automation is employed. Savings can be achieved both from remote handheld user operation of motorized attachments and from automated operation employing sensor-activated window attachments.

Key West, FL

Key West is a city in Monroe County, Florida. The city encompasses the island of Key West, part of Stock Island, Sigsbee Park, Fleming Key, and Sunset Key. Both Fleming Key and Sigsbee Park are part of Naval Air Station Key West and are inaccessible by civilians. Key West, Florida, is the county seat of Monroe County. Key West is the southernmost city in the Continental United States. It is also the southern terminus of U.S. 1, State Road A1A, the East Coast Greenway and, before 1935, the Florida East Coast Railway. Key West is about 160 miles (260 km) away from Miami by car and 106 miles (171 km) away from Havana, Cuba. Key West is a seaport destination for many passenger cruise ships. The Key West International Airport provides airline service. Hotels and guest houses are available for lodging. Naval Air Station Key West is an important year round training site for naval aviation due to the superb weather conditions. It is also a reason the city was chosen as the Winter White House of President Harry S. Truman. The official city motto is “One Human Family.” In Pre-Columbian times Key West was inhabited by the Calusa people. The first European to visit was Juan Ponce de León in 1521. As Florida became a Spanish territory, a fishing and salvage village with a small garrison was established here. Cayo Hueso is the original Spanish name for the island of Key West. Spanish-speaking people today also use the term Cayo Hueso when referring to Key West. It literally means “bone reef”. It is said that the island was littered with the remains (bones) of prior native inhabitants, who used the isle as a communal graveyard. This island was the westernmost Key with a reliable supply of water. In 1763, when Great Britain took control of Florida, the community of Spaniards and Native Americans were moved to Havana. Florida returned to Spanish control 20 years later, but there was no official resettlement of the island. Informally the island was used by fishermen from Cuba and from the British Bahamas, who were later joined by others from the United States after its independence. While claimed by Spain, no nation exercised de facto control over the community there for some time. In 1815 the Spanish governor of Cuba in Havana deeded the island of Key West to Juan Pablo Salas, an officer of the Royal Spanish Navy Artillery posted in Saint Augustine, Florida. After Florida was transferred to the United States in 1821, Salas was so eager to sell the island that he sold it twice – first to a General John Geddes, a former governor of South Carolina, and then to a U.S. businessman John W. Simonton, during a meeting in a Havana café on January 19, 1822. Geddes tried in vain to secure his rights to the property before Simonton who, with the aid of some influential friends in Washington, DC, was able to gain clear title to the island. Simonton had wide-ranging business interests in Mobile, Alabama. He bought the island because a friend, John Whitehead, had drawn his attention to the opportunities presented by the island’s strategic location. John Whitehead had been stranded in Key West after a shipwreck in 1819 and he had been impressed by the potential offered by the deep harbor of the island. The island was indeed considered the “Gibraltar of the West” because of its strategic location on the 90-mile (140 km)–wide deep shipping lane, the Straits of Florida, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. On March 25, 1822, Lt. Commander Matthew C. Perry sailed the schooner Shark to Key West and planted the U.S. flag, claiming the Keys as United States property. Thus the Florida Keys became the property of the United States. John Simonton spent the winter in Key West and the summer in Washington, where he lobbied hard for the development of the island and to establish a naval base on the island, both to take advantage of the island’s strategic location and to bring law and order to the town. Cuba is to the south. The Bahamas are to the east. Fort Meyers FL is to the north. Mexico is to the west.

Key West, Monroe County, Florida, Interior Roller & Window Blinds & Shades and General Contractor

Key West FL Aluminum Fence Railing
Key West FL Automatic Aluminum Gates
Key West FL Custom Window Blinds
Key West FL FEMA Flood Barriers, Panels
Key West FL Flooring Installation
Key West FL Garage Door Installation
Key West FL Natural Stone (Granite) Countertop Installation (Kitchen / Bathroom)
Key West FL Hurricane Shutters
Key West FL Impact Windows, Doors, Skylights
Key West FL Painting Contractors
Key West FL Retractable Awnings
Key West FL Rolling Screen Doors

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Key Largo FL Interior Roller & Window Blinds & Shades

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Interior Roller Blinds & Solar Shades

Interior Roller Window BlindsInterior Roller Blinds & Solar Shades for window coverings are easy to operate, affordable and available in a large variety of colors and fabrics. Blinds & shades defend your home’s interior against solar glare and harmful UV rays while maintaining your view of the outside. They also provide a stylish way to keep your rooms cool and comfortable.

We have a selection of numerous combinations of materials (solar screen, translucent, opaque), color, pattern and texture. Reduce window glare, solar heating, and strong wind damage with Interior Roller & Window Blinds & Shades. They are popular for their high level of user control, privacy, aesthetics, and comfort.

Many adjustable window attachments can be automated: shades, screens, shutters and blinds. Automation includes motors, sensors, controls and timers. Both controls and power can be wireless, the former using radio frequency technology and the latter using battery technologies. Today’s window attachment motors and batteries are typically concealed and protected in the roller tubes of the attachment and operation of the newer motors is approaching “noiseless” operation.

Have property near Key Largo or Monroe County, Florida?
Contact Us for a FREE ESTIMATE.
Monroe County: (305) 330-5511

Window Attachments Power

There are three options for powering motorized attachments: battery (direct current or DC), outlet (may be DC or alternating current— AC), and inwall (AC). Battery power has the advantage of being wireless and not involving an electrician, but it is better suited to smaller or lighter window attachments. Outlet power is convenient because an electrician does not need to wire the attachment. In new construction, outlets can be concealed along the margin of the window or more typically up at the top of the window behind a valence or the head cassette of the attachment. Inwall power is AC house wiring direct to the motorized window attachment. Inwall power is best accomplished when wall cavities are open, during construction or major renovation. AC motors are well-suited to heavy lifting and can even service multiple window attachments.

Motorized Window Coverings Controls

When motorized window coverings are controlled by sensors, timers, or programs, the system is automated. Controls for motorized attachments can be either individual or grouped. Options include everything from battery-powered, hand-held remote control to mesh network, smart phone app-driven systems to full integration with a home’s automation system. Programmable operation can be based on light intensity or temperature. Wind sensors can be included in exterior window attachment systems, which will then automatically retract when high winds threaten exterior attachments. Manufacturers of window attachment automation systems give detailed guidance on all the options and specifications for motors, power sources, and controls based on the type and size of window attachments.

Thermal Performance

Each adjustable window attachment’s thermal performance can be improved by optimal operation. Studies have shown significant improvement in both the thermal performance of adjustable window attachment operation as well as reduced lighting energy consumption when automation is employed. Savings can be achieved both from remote handheld user operation of motorized attachments and from automated operation employing sensor-activated window attachments.

Key Largo, FL

Key Largo is located on the island of Key Largo in the upper Florida Keys, Monroe County, Florida. The population was 10,433 at the 2010 US Census. The name comes from the Spanish Cayo Largo, or “long key”. It is the first island of the Florida Keys and the originating point of the Overseas Highway to Key West FL. Homestead FL is to the north. Flamingo FL is to the west. Tavernier FL is to the southwest. The 1948 film Key Largo, starring Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, and Humphrey Bogart, was set there. Key Largo is a 1948 film noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson and Lauren Bacall and featuring Lionel Barrymore and Claire Trevor. The movie was adapted by Richard Brooks and Huston from Maxwell Anderson’s 1939 play of the same name, which played on Broadway for 105 performances in 1939 and 1940. Key Largo was the fourth and final film pairing of married actors Bogart and Bacall. Trevor won the 1948 Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance. Exterior shots of the hurricane in the movie were taken from stock footage used in Night Unto Night, a Ronald Reagan melodrama which Warner Bros. also produced in 1948.

Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida, Interior Roller & Window Blinds & Shades and General Contractor

Key Largo FL Aluminum Fence Railing
Key Largo FL Automatic Aluminum Gates
Key Largo FL Custom Window Blinds
Key Largo FL FEMA Flood Barriers, Panels
Key Largo FL Flooring Installation
Key Largo FL Garage Door Installation
Key Largo FL Natural Stone (Granite) Countertop Installation (Kitchen / Bathroom)
Key Largo FL Hurricane Shutters
Key Largo FL Impact Windows, Doors, Skylights
Key Largo FL Painting Contractors
Key Largo FL Retractable Awnings
Key Largo FL Rolling Screen Doors

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