DIY ProjectsMake Hurricane Shutters for Windows DIY Project

Make Hurricane Shutters for Windows DIY Project

How to Make Hurricane Shutters for Windows DIY Project are actually inexpensive and simple to make to add a layer of protection to your homestead home. It does take some effort and forethought.

Most homesteaders feel responsible to try to protect their family members as much as possible.

Nice tutorial and video on making your own hurricane shutters. If you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes these diy shutters could save your windows and interiors. I think these could even come in handy in areas that get a lot of tornadoes and hurricanes.

Make Hurricane Shutters for Windows DIY Project - The Homestead Survival - Hurricanes - Tornado


5/8 inch plywood

4 inch (or longer) barrel bolts

Instructions: …. at least the 1st step.

Measure your window and cut the plywood to a dimension about 1/2 inch smaller. For example, if your window is 30 inches wide and 50 inches tall, your plywood should be cut to 29.5 inches wide and 49.5 inches tall.

They style is nice because they fit inside the window frame and so would be less likely to be torn off by the wind. Mikes Review walks you through how to make your own hurricane shutters and even has a video to make it easier to see how its done.


Click here for tutorial on How to Make Your Own Hurricane Shutters:

Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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