By Corey Philip // Aug 15, 2023

Over time the lower quality concrete fasteners (tapcons) that come with builders grade new construction will corrode and weaken, leaving your cage more vulnerable to high winds.

Here you can see the rusty brittle tapcons.

…and these are the fresh ones! Our tapcons use the pro-tect system which includes sleeves and caps to help fight corrosion.

Corey Philip

About the author

Corey began working on screen enclosures as a teenager in 2004 after hurricane Charley devastated his home town of Punta Gorda. 7 years later, after holding positions from foreman, to sales, to project manager, while attending college at Florida Gulf Coast University, Corey and childhood friend Thomas Davis founded Gulf Coast Aluminum in 2011. With a focus on delivering an unparrelled level of service, the company has grown by leaps and bounds under their leadership. Today you’ll find Corey answering the phones In his free time Corey likes training for triathlons, running the trails at Ding Darling park on Sanibel Island, and of course, working on growing Gulf Coast Aluminum.