Being a coastal community the Town of Lantana is a place with plenty of history and when you live in Lantana you definitely get a hometown feel, with its old fishing village charm. Although there are many places to eat in Palm Beach County if you want to get a nice ocean breeze grab a bite to eat in down Ocean Ave. Places like Old Key Lime House still give you the old Fishing Village feel.
Lantana is the 15th largest community of Palm Beach County’s 39 municipalities with a population of 11,397 and is noted as one of the oldest communities. Plenty of recreational activities including an 8 acre beach and parks galore with Bicentennial Park being walking distance to the beach. You can really enjoy nature in Lantana but with its beauty also comes concern of being so close to the ocean and the inter-coastal. Residents in Lantana are no strangers to hurricanes, and while they have not received a direct hit from a major storm in a long time, it’s location along the Atlantic coast makes it a probable spot for landfall during the active hurricane season. Hurricane season is in effect between June 1st and November 30th. While most people direct their concerns towards storm surge and water, it’s the winds that come along with major hurricanes that often cause the majority of damage.
Equipping your home’s exterior with storm shutters is the best line of defense to prevent damage to windows and doors in the event of a major hurricane or tropical storm. Accordion Shutters are our most commonly requested type of storm shutters. These lightweight shutters are designed to withstand the strongest of winds, and are quick and easy to deploy and retract. Roll-up hurricane shutters work in a similar sense as a garage door, except are “beefed up” to take a beating from hurricane strength windows. Roll-up Shutters are permanently mounted above each window and door, and are deployed and locked into place automatically, or manually by using a hand crank. This style of hurricane shutter is becoming increasingly popular with homeowners who are away from their home for extended periods of time, as they offer an additional level of security while the home is unoccupied. For a more budget friendly, yet strong level of protection, Storm Panels can be mounted to the door and window openings of your Lantana home. These panels, cut to shape to fit different sized windows and doors, are temporary shutters that must be hung before the storm and removed and stored away afterwards. Our installation team will professionally anchor and secure the mounting points around each opening of your home, and can be scheduled to hang the panels in advance of a storm approaching. Bahama shutters are becoming increasingly popular around South Florida, thanks to their stylish look and added bonus of aiding in energy efficiency within the home. Bahama shutters are available in a variety of colors and remain affixed to your home year-round. For homes that also have screened in pool areas or patios, Storm Fabric, a UV resistant style of screen, can be equipped to the enclosures. This screen fabric can be quickly removed as a storm approaches, so that wind can easily pass through the structure, preventing the screens from getting blown out and having to be replaced after each storm.
Part of living in Lantana is being prepared for a hurricane to affect the town. An easy way to get started on preparations for when the next storm approaches is to get in touch with Storm Ready today! Our team of lifelong Palm Beach County residents knows how to protect your Lantana home from hurricane winds, and will prepare a 100% free quote on how to best equip your home with the latest and greatest in storm shutters. Your safety is our priority! Storm Ready’s parent company, Prizm Construction, is a licensed and insured contractor based in West Palm Beach. Our experience and expertise in South Florida construction allows us to provide the best in storm preparation for each and every customer. In addition to storm shutters, Prizm Construction can equip your home with the strongest impact windows, emergency generator hookups, and other wind protection improvements that will have your Lantana home ready for when the next hurricane heads towards the coast.