All it takes is one, tiny point of entry into your home for hurricane winds to take over; your belongings will be hitting the wall and your roof will be lifting off. As we all know, windows are the most susceptible to damage. Just one small piece of debris at high enough speeds can crack your window and let the hurricane in. Even without debris, strong winds can do the job. According to Condyenterprise.com, winds at 82 MPH result in blown out windows, that's with no help from debris. No need to fear, there is one type of glass that a hurricane won't break through. Impact glass.
This means that we officially have one more month to prepare for fast wind and tough rain. It’s important to take advantage of every resource available to prevent catastrophe, so we don’t look back on disaster and wish that we had taken precautions. There are many ways to be prepared for disaster, the most important part of these preparedness procedures is remaining calm. Assessing your situation with a level-head can save you thousands of dollars and tons of heartache.
Hurricane season starts on June 1st. Now that is right around the corner! Have you been preparing? There are many ways to get ready for any incoming storms: making hurricane kits, stocking up on water and foods, batteries, etc. The most important factor is protecting your home. If your home is adequately protected from the forces of a hurricane there is no need to worry. There are many ways that people protect their homes nowadays. What is the best protection? Impact glass.
According to Reader's Digest, "For every degree you set your thermostat back, you'll save 3% on heating costs." This is a huge percentage of our money for just one degree. We fluctuate by one or two degrees like it's nothing. We know that energy costs are going up and this can add up very quickly. Getting deeper and deeper into winter, every degree of temperature counts.
There are many reasons to invest in impact glass that don’t have much to do with storms. With hurricane season passing, only one of those reasons is out the window! There are many benefits you may not know about that could be important to you. Out of all of the magnificent aspects of impact glass, insulation is one that may be sought after most of all.
The summer is coming to an end and it's time to take advantage of all the great benefits of impact doors and windows. Some people mistakenly believe that the only effect impact doors and windows have is in the presence of a hurricane. That is anything but the case! Installing impact doors and windows in your home may be the greatest choice you've made since moving in. Here's why.
Protection from wind and wind-borne debris: Impact doors and windows will protect the entries of your home from storm-related damages such as wind-borne debris and wind itself.
Water leakage resistance: Impact doors and windows have much higher water leakage resistance than regular windows and doors. No unwanted water will be getting into your home anymore!
Peace and quiet: After the installation is complete, you will notice that less noise gets into your house from outside. No more hearing traffic or loud kids.
If history repeats itself, we can learn a lot about hurricane season. Some leave the state when they hear about storms like these and others don't fortify their homes and bravely bear the weather. By taking a look at a few of the deadliest and costliest storms in the Ft. Lauderdale area, we will truly understand the benefit of installing impact garage doors and windows on our homes.
This hurricane season we are all under threat and the element of surprise is on natures side. You can only take control by fortifying your home with impact doors, garage doors, and especially impact windows.
As Florida residents, we spend sixth months of the year in hurricane season. Half of the time, literally, we are subject to powerful wind and flying debris. During the other half we are subject to a blistering sun and high levels of UV rays. All of the time, we are subject to malicious intruders and irritating noise pollution..