The 2017 Hurricane Season was a particularly active one, with a total of seventeen named storms, 10 of which became hurricanes. Of those 10, 6 became major storms (Category 3 or stronger on the Saffir-Simpson Scale). These storm systems can carry winds anywhere from 111-160 miles per hour which can cause considerable damage to the homes in their path. When thinking of guarding your home from such potentially devastating storms, there are a couple of options to consider. Here is a look at some of the important things to know about hurricane shutters and hurricane impact windows.