Southern Exposure

High-Performance Hurricane Screens

Secure Your Southwest
Florida Sanctuary..

Southwest Florida Hurricane Screens: Protect Your Business, Home & Family.

Hurricane Screen Sales &
Installation Services

Welcome to Southern Exposure, your trusted provider of residential and Commercial Progressive Defender hurricane screens in the Babcock Ranch, Alva, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, Naples, Marco Island, and Sanibel and surrounding Southwest Florida areas.

In the face of hurricanes and severe storms that frequently impact our local communities, it’s essential to safeguard yourself and your loved ones with the best protection available.

Let’s be real..

In Southwest Florida, the advantages are plentiful – no doubt about it! However, the occasional presence of hurricanes is an inevitable trade-off. We are here to safeguard your homes against these natural forces.

What Are The Benefits Of Hurricane Shades?

Unmatched Protection

Our hurricane screens are certified to withstand Category 5 hurricane forces, delivering unmatched storm protection.

Customizable Options:

Achieve unmatched hurricane protection without sacrificing style – choose from various customizable options.

Easy Installation:

Designed for quick and hassle-free installation. We clean up after ourselves too 😉

Year-Round Comfort:

Our hurricane screens provide year-round comfort by not only offering protection during storm seasons but also enhancing insulation and energy efficiency, ensuring a comfortable living environment throughout the year.

UV Protection

Enjoy unmatched hurricane protection while shielding your valuables from the southwest Florida sun's damaging UV rays.

Enhanced Property Value

Investing in hurricane screens not only fortifies your property against severe weather but also enhances its overall value, making it a wise and valuable addition to your home or business.


Enter the Zone: See Hurricane Screens in Action!

Fabrics & Hardware Colors

Hurricane Screen Color Options​


Please choose from the hurricane screen color options below:


White & Tan
hurricane shade color white
hurricane shade color tan
Black & Tan
hurricane screen color black and tan
hurricane shade color black

Extrusion Colors


Please see the hood colors pictured in the images below:


ivory swatch for hurricane shades
beige color for hurricane shades
Silver Pearl
silver color for hurricane shade
bronze color for hurricane shades
Night Sky
Black color for hurricane shades
* Kindly note that colors may vary from what appears in the images.
For accurate color selections, we recommend obtaining a real sample from our Southern Exposure Hurricane Screen specialists.

What Is The Purchasing Process For Hurricane Shades?

Free Consultation & Measure:

We provide free consultations at your SWFL location. Our team will visit you to measure the dimensions of your windows or doors, ensuring precise sizing for your home or commercial space.


You will receive a personalized quote from us, and upon your approval, a deposit will secure your order. This initiates the process of fortifying your property against hurricanes and storms.

Place Order:

Once your deposit is received, we'll promptly place your custom order. Our typical lead times range from 4 to 6 weeks, ensuring your hurricane screens are ready to protect your property when you need them most.


Rest assured, our installation process is swift and hassle-free! In many instances, it can be completed on the same day, provided your order isn't overly extensive

We ensure that the installation services will be carried out with reasonable skill
and care at the time of your installation.

What Makes Our Hurricane Screens Superior?


Magnatrack’s innovative design features a track that acts as the backbone of the shade, providing exceptional stability and performance.
 Utilizing precision-engineered components and advanced technology, the Magnatrack system ensures smooth and seamless operation from opening to closing.

A meticulously crafted track mechanism minimizes friction and maximizes efficiency, resulting in consistently smooth and quiet operation. Achieving a 0% failure rate and eliminating 98% of service calls, this design stands as a testament to its reliability and durability.


      • Limited Lifetime on Aluminum
      • 15 Years on Screens
      • 5 Years on Motors
      • 2 Years on Remotes
      • 1 Year on Vinyl

Extended Labor Warranties Available!


Hurricane Screen FAQs:
Your Essential Questions Answered!

High-quality hurricane screens, particularly those featuring innovative systems like the Megatrack magnet track are a top choice for several reasons:

  • Superior Storm Resistance: The Megatrack system delivers exceptional strength and prevents screen failure during extreme weather.
  • Multi-Purpose Advantage: Beyond hurricane protection, these screens offer increased security, energy savings, privacy, and noise reduction.
  • Ease of Use: Compared to bulky shutters, they are simple to deploy and retract.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Choose from various colors and styles to match your home's design.
  • Protection for insects!
Absolutely! All our hurricane screen products are certified to meet the most stringent Florida Building Code standards, ensuring maximum protection against severe weather in Marco, Naples, Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Babcock Ranch, Alva, Labelle and other Southwest Florida cities!
Our hurricane screens are engineered to withstand winds up to Category 5! They are designed to protect against flying debris and the most extreme storm conditions.
Generally, yes you need a permit for hurricane shades in Alva, Labelle, Babcock Ranch, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Cape Coral, Naples, Sanibel, Captiva, Marco Island, and throughout many counties in Florida.

We handle the permitting process for you, making it smooth and hassle-free.

Defender Hurricane Shades offer exceptional protection and value in Babcock Ranch, Alva, Labelle, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Naples, Marco, Sanibel, and surrounding Southwest Florida cities. Here's a break down of the key benefits:

Storm Resilience:

  • Withstand Category 5 hurricane winds and protect against flying debris.
  • Safeguard your windows and doors from wind pressure and rain.

Year-Round Advantages:

  • Increase security and deter break-ins.
  • Improve energy efficiency by blocking harsh sun and reducing heat gain.
  • Provide on-demand privacy while still allowing filtered light.
  • Reduce noise pollution for a quieter home environment.
  • Protect furniture and flooring from UV-related fading.

Convenience and Aesthetics:

  • Easy to deploy and retract compared to traditional storm panels.
  • Available in colors and finishes to complement your home's style.
  • Retract neatly when not in use, preserving unobstructed views.

Added Value

  • May qualify for insurance discounts (check with your provider).
  • Backed by warranties for peace of mind.
  • Protection against pesky insects!
Semi-Transparent: Some hurricane shades offer a degree of see-through capability while still providing significant protection. These allow filtered light and maintain a limited view of the outside. They do offer slight privacy!
While not specifically designed for tornadoes, our strongest hurricane screen options can provide a degree of protection against windborne debris and the forces often associated with tornadoes in the southwest Florida region.

Our hurricane screens are locally manufactured in Sarasota, Florida.  The manufacturing company is a part of the Hunter Douglas family. Hunter Douglas is renowned for its expertise and innovation in window treatments, our Sarasota facility upholds the same high standards of craftsmanship and excellence.

We service Naples, Estero, Bonita Springs, Lehigh Acres, Alva, Labelle, Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Punta Gorda, and Babcock Ranch.

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