The future of the screen enclosure industry is here, it is made up with the beauty of aluminum and the strength of concrete and steel. Isn't it time to make a change? Isn’t it time to say I want something better that comes with a warranty. Isn't it time to enhance your everyday outdoor experience with a product you can count on to LAST.
The Florida Power Beam/Composite Beam technology is the strongest and highest rated screen enclosure on the market today. Backed with a "NO BLOW DOWN WARRANTY" - no hollow beam screen enclosure can do that. Call today and compare value, see for yourself.
Hollow beam screen enclosures require much more aluminum components to give them strength. All of the main wall and roof beams are empty inside, which is why they are referred to as "hollow beam" enclosures. The beam components in the walls and the roof get larger as the enclosure increases in size. The panel spacing becomes narrower because their engineering method is based more aluminum gives more strength. The enclosures are also attached by surface mounting the enclosure to the top of the deck using concrete screws and bulky aluminum angles to secure them. This is the typical design & engineering of a hollow beam enclosure.
Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam enclosures are the way of the future. The screen enclosure industry has needed to endure the high winds of the Florida climate without sustaining huge enclosure losses across the state every time we get hit with a hurricane. Let's be realistic here, it isn't a matter of if we will get hit by another hurricane, it is just when. Isn't it time to change from the old way of doing things to stronger, safer way of enjoying outdoors of the Florida climate. Strength from within takes 2 pieces of steel rebar welded together. The steel rebar is installed by drilling 2 holes in the deck and footer which is on the inside of each wall post. Epoxy is then poured into the holes and the rebar is inserted. We then seal the post and continue installing the remaining wall panels until the enclosure is complete. The building officials inspect the rebar placement and then we pump concrete inside the wall post making them solid. This is why we give every Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam enclosure a "NO BLOW DOWN WARRANTY".
Hollow beam simply can't compete with our technology or our warranty…..
Florida Composite Beam is created by spraying structural construction grade adhesive into the roof beam, we then fill the roof beam with a dense foam material, creating a solid "sandwich" of aluminum, adhesive, and foam. We then add an additional lateral deflection brace to the beam and we create a solid roof beam.
The future of the screen enclosure industry is here, it is made up with the beauty of aluminum and the strength of concrete and steel. Isn't it time to make a change? Isn't it time to say I want something better that comes with a warranty. Isn't it time to enhance your everyday outdoor experience with a product you can count on to LAST?
The Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam technology is the strongest and highest rated screen enclosure on the market today. Backed with a "NO BLOW DOWN WARRANTY" - no hollow beam screen enclosure can do that. Call today and compare value, see for yourself.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT FLORIDA POWER BEAM AND FLORIDA COMPOSITE BEAM
Q. How can Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam enclosures be as competitively priced as a hollow beam screen enclosure?
A. Hollow beam enclosures require a significant amount of aluminum to meet Florida Building Code. But they do not come with a "No Blow Down Warranty". Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam enclosures don't use as much aluminum which reduces the cost. The cost savings is then used to purchase the other materials used in Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam such as the steel rebar, concrete, adhesive, and composite foam. This is why Florida Power Beam/Florida Composite Beam enclosures are as competitively priced as hollow beam enclosures and in many cases cost less. The value of the Florida Power Beam /Florida Composite Beam enclosure has so many advantages over the outdated hollow beam design, but the most obvious is the "No Blow Down Warranty".
Q. Are there any problems with the concrete or calcium leaking out of the aluminum posts of a Florida Power Beam enclosure?
A. We seal the inside of all of our aluminum posts during installation to eliminate any leakage of concrete while pouring the Power Beams full of concrete. If any happens to leak out before the concrete cures, we use Concrete & Calcium remover to clean it up, which does not harm the paint finish of the
Q. Is there any chemical reaction between the aluminum and the concrete inside the Power beams?
A. Chemically, aluminum will react with the alkalies in the concrete producing hydrogen bubbles. To prevent this from occurring we coat the inside of every aluminum Florida Power Beam post with an alkali-resistant coating to prevent this chemical reaction during the curing process of the concrete.
Q. How strong is Florida Power Beam?
A. To display how strong it is, we attached a 12 foot tall aluminum Florida Power Beam to a solid block of concrete that weighed in excess of 3000lbs and lifted it up with a crane 20 feet into the air and swinging it around to see if it would fail - just to show how much uplift a single Florida Power Beam has! It didn’t bend, crack, brake, or even pull out. A hollow beam attached to the same block of concrete would rip apart before ever lifting it off of the ground. This video can be viewed on the Fliline Engineering's website located at www.fliline.com
Q. How can I get a better view from my screen enclosure? Do the posts have to be so close together?
A. You'll gain greater view with the Florida Power Beam. The Florida Power beam wall post spacing can get extremely wide - 9, 10, 11 feet and beyond if you really want to open up your view. We can even eliminate the 3 foot high horizontal chair rail that hollow beam enclosure must have to rely on for support. Florida Power Beam is strong enough you don't need a lower chair rail. Many people still choose to have them for numerous reasons, but isn't great to have the choice? See some of our enclosure pictures in the gallery that have no lower chair rails.
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