Are Bad Storms A Threat? Consider Impact Hurricane Windows

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If your home’s windows have ever blown out, broken or shattered in a storm or hurricane, you know how much damage it can cause to your house. You may be motivated to put in stronger windows, and a good choice would be impact windows. Here’s why. What Is A Hurricane Impact Window? To introduce hurricane…

Impact Windows and Doors: The Science of Protection

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Recently, our area has learned firsthand how much damage a major hurricane can cause. While we can’t prepare for every possibility that a storm can throw at us, there are steps that we can take to assure that the most vulnerable points of your home can withstand nature’s fury. Doors and windows aren’t just entryways…

Post Hurricane Ian Resources for the Gulf Coast

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Hurricane Ian had a devastating impact along the Florida Gulf Coast. Our area was particularly hard hit. The destruction seen in our neighborhoods is heartbreaking and proof of the unrelenting power of Mother Nature. Despite our best efforts to be prepared, sometimes it’s not enough. For those who need assistance, here’s a list of resources…

What Should You Know To Prepare For This Upcoming Hurricane Season?

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Floridians are pretty hard-wired when it comes to hurricanes and tropical weather. With hurricane season starting to peak in August through November, ending December 1. It should be top of mind now. In fact, 2022 is likely to be a turbulent one. The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University Colorado expects to see storm…

Types of Hurricane Shutters For Storm Protection

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They say that admitting you have a problem is the first step towards a cure. Well, there’s no cure for hurricanes in Southwest Florida, and whether you realize it or not, they are a problem for everyone here. At least that’s true if you have windows and doors in your home. So yeah, it’s everybody.…

Never Had Storm Shutters? Here Are 5 Things To Know

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Never Had Storm Shutters? Here Are 5 Things To Know There’s one word that sums up storm shutters for any home in Florida – essential. Owning a home here without storm shutters is like owning a car without brakes. When things are moving along well, everything’s fine. But as soon as you need to stop,…

Hurricane Impact Doors – Your First Line of Defense

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“My house isn’t anywhere near the gulf. I’ve never had a problem before.” This is the seventh straight year you’d be asking for trouble in the face of lengthening odds if you’re not properly protected from hurricane damage. 2022 is expected to be yet another above-average hurricane season. The steps you take now will go…

Reasons to Install Clear Hurricane Panels in Your FL Home

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If you live in Florida, you know that hurricanes can be devastating. That doesn’t mean they have to be, though. With the right protective measures in place, your home can withstand blunt and sharp forces when it comes time for a storm. Clear hurricane panels are a great way to protect your home from strong…

Benefits of Using Retractable Hurricane Screens

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Hurricanes are a serious threat to Florida homeowners. High winds can cause extensive damage to your home and its interior. If you don’t have hurricane protection on your windows or doors, they can be blown in or out, putting your home at risk for significant interior damage.  Retractable hurricane screens are an excellent option for…

What Are Hurricane Shutters? The Complete Guide

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As a hurricane approaches your neighborhood, window protection becomes a top priority.  Glass panes are extremely vulnerable to wind and debris. If your windows can’t resist the storm, the elements come rushing into your home. Broken windows during a storm leave the interior of your home vulnerable. To help prevent broken windows during intense Florida…