Storm Solutions Blog

Why PGT Windows are Great Year-Round

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 18, 2017 1:50:44 PM

As Southwestern Floridians, when we talk about impact windows, we are mostly thinking about hurricane protection. PGT windows are, of course, fantastic hurricane protection, but they offer much more than safety from winds and debris. Read on as we share more about why PGT windows are a great choice, no matter the weather.

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Topics: PGT, PGT Windows

How Armor Screen Can Protect Your Home During Hurricane Season

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 10, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Looking for a hurricane protection solution that doesn’t involve heavy plywood sheets and Tap-Cons, but aren’t sure you want permanently installed shutters? Maybe you have some extra large windows or openings like a lanai or balcony that make other solutions tricky, if not impossible. Enter Armor Screen, the original fabric hurricane protection.

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Topics: Armor Screen

Impact Windows: Everything You Need To Know

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 25, 2017 10:40:33 AM

Everything You Need To Know About Impact Windows and Doors

What are impact windows and doors?

If you live in an area where Hurricanes present a threat, you need impact-resistant windows and doors. Impact-resistant windows and doors are made to withstand the force of flying debris during a hurricane or severe windstorm.

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Topics: Hurricane Shutters, Impact Windows

What to Look For in Hurricane Shutters

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This year, it seems that hurricane season is in full force, and while we have our fingers crossed for sunnier skies and friendlier weather, we may still find ourselves in a storm’s way. While we hope for the best, it’s smart to expect -and prepare for- the worst to keep your family safe and prevent as much damage to your home as possible.

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Topics: Hurricane Shutters, Bahama Shutters, Accordian Shutters

The Difference Between a Tropical Storm vs. a Hurricane and How to Prepare

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jul 27, 2017 10:05:40 AM

If you are a native or long-time resident of the Southwest Florida coast, you probably know a thing or two about tropical systems. But if you are new to the area, or are planning to move to the Naples, Cape Coral, or Fort Myers area soon, you’ll want to know all you can about tropical storms and hurricanes—specifically,  how to prepare your home or business for these dangerous storms.

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Topics: Hurricane Preparedness, Tropical Storm

Transform Your Bathroom Space With a Frameless Glass Shower

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jul 12, 2017 2:00:00 PM

When you look around your bathroom, does it feel open and relaxing with modern touches, or does it feature traditional (and unsightly) shower doors that make the space look a bit boring? A standalone shower can enhance the aesthetics of your bathroom space but the wrong doors or frames can make the area feel closed off and uninviting.

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Hurricane Preparedness for Your Waterfront Property

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jul 11, 2017 12:41:48 PM

Hurricane season is upon us, and if you are a Southwest Florida waterfront property owner, you need to be sure you are prepared for whatever the season may bring – even more so than your landlocked friends inland. While we all hope for a quiet hurricane season, we know that it’s always best to be prepared for the worst.

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Topics: Hurricane Protection, Hurricane Preparedness

Choosing the right storm shutters for your home

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 30, 2017 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: Hurricane Shutters, Bahama Shutters, Accordian Shutters, Roll Downs

Two Ways To Upgrade Your Home In Preparation For Hurricane Season

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Along with the fun of planning a summer full of beach days and frolicking in the sun, those of us living in the Southwest Florida area need to plan and prepare for hurricane season. June 1 is the official start of hurricane season, which extends through Summer and early Fall, ending November 30th.

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Topics: Hurricane Protection, Hurricane Preparedness, hurricane doors, hurricane windows

How an Impact Garage Door Can Protect Your Whole Home (During Hurricane Season)

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 15, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Hurricane season is upon us. It starts June 1, and for those of us in the Naples, Cape Coral, Marco Island area, and all along the Southwest Florida coast, this means thinking about the safety of our homes if a tropical storm makes landfall in our area.  

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Topics: Garage Doors, Hurricane Preparedness