What is Low-E Glass & How Does it Work?

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Impact windows are one of the leading methods of hurricane protection in Florida. Homeowners interested in protecting their homes against damage from winds and flying debris should invest in impact windows. Naples, FL’s own Wind Safe Shutters, LLC regularly installs impact windows with Low-E glass. What is Low E-Glass? Low-E Glass is short for “Low…

4 Signs That Your Shutters Need To Be Repaired by Wind Safe Shutters

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Hurricane shutters are essential for Florida homeowners to protect their homes, but they must have proper maintenance to extend their life and function properly. Sometimes, they need additional service and repair. As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, Sunshine State homeowners should evaluate their shutters’ strength and security against a storm, then have a qualified expert…

Prepare Your House & Family For a Hurricane in Naples, FL

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It may be hard to believe, but Florida is just three months away from the 2023 hurricane season, and Florida homeowners need to keep hurricane protection at the front of their minds. Whether by adding new hurricane windows and/or hurricane shutters to your home or investing in hurricane shutter repair, Naples, FL, homeowners should take…

Why Impact Windows Are A Worthwhile Investment

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In the last 23 years, Florida has witnessed 79 hurricanes or tropical events, including several Category 5 hurricanes. Homeowners should now think about preparing for the coming 2023 hurricane season by installing impact windows. Naples, Florida’s Wind Safe Shutters, LLC urges homeowners to outfit their homes with premier wind mitigation measures, such as impact windows.…

How UV Protection Works for Impact Windows and Doors

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Dermatologists and other health experts advise that the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin and may even cause skin cancer. However, did you know UV rays can also damage your home? UV rays can penetrate your home’s windows and bring harmful light to your home’s contents when they do. One of the best…

Hurricane Season is Over – How to Prepare for 2023

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The 2022 hurricane season is over, but Florida homeowners can’t let their guard down yet. Hurricane Ian’s devastation to South Florida underscored the importance of hurricane preparation in our area. Weather experts forecast the 2023 Hurricane Season will feature three significant hurricanes, six hurricanes, and 13 tropical storms. The 2023 season begins June 1, and…

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…