Storm Solutions Blog

Bringing the Outdoors in With Folding Glass Walls

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jul 23, 2018 12:21:00 PM

Living in Southern Florida has many benefits, but one of the best is our year-round sunny skies and warm weather. Many homeowners in Florida take advantage of the temperate climate by adding on outdoor living spaces. These are perfect for entertaining or enjoying a quiet evening relaxing at home.

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Topics: Glass Lanai Enclosures, Sliding Glass Doors, Glass Walls, Glass Lanai

How Do Hurricanes Form?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jul 9, 2018 11:01:07 AM

The southern and eastern coasts of the United States are the highest hit areas for hurricanes in the country. Southwest Florida residents have experienced more than their share of deadly hurricanes.

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Topics: Hurricane Protection, Hurricane Preparedness, Hurricane

Living through Hurricane Maria

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 28, 2018 10:30:54 AM

In 2017, Puerto Rico was slammed by two powerful Category 5 hurricanes in under a month; Hurricane Maria was the second hurricane, and the damage it caused to the island was devastating.

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

Have You Considered a Glass Lanai?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 18, 2018 3:27:00 PM

 

A glass lanai can be an excellent addition to most homes. These windowed porches are especially desirable in Florida, where the weather can make a typical porch unusable for much of the year.

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Topics: Impact Windows, Glass Lanai Enclosures, Glass Lanai

Impact Doors vs. Average Doors

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

Many Southwest Floridians are replacing their average, “builder’s standard” entry doors with impact doors. Why make the switch?  It doesn’t look like there’s anything wrong with your current door.

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Topics: Impact Doors, hurricane doors

Do All Hurricanes Rotate The Same Way?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jun 12, 2018 12:02:10 PM

 

If you live in an area that routinely experiences hurricanes, such as Southwest Florida, you probably know a lot about hurricane season and how to prepare for it.

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Topics: Hurricane Preparedness, Coriolis, Hurricane

Hurricane 101: A Guide to Hurricane Terminology

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Apr 20, 2018 8:00:00 AM

From late May to November, Southwest Florida residents must stay vigilant and prepared for hurricane season. There are many ways to be prepared for a hurricane, but one you might not have considered is educating yourself on the terminology that the media and weather authorities will use when speaking about a hurricane.

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Topics: Hurricane Shutters, Hurricane Screens, hurricane windows, hurrican

What is Storm Surge?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Apr 16, 2018 2:21:11 PM

If you’ve lived in Southwest Florida for even one hurricane season, you’ve heard about it. But what, exactly, is it? Why is it such a concern for our area?

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Topics: Storm Surge

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Feb 23, 2018 9:15:00 AM

When preparing for a hurricane, even if you plan on sheltering in place, it is important to be ready for any situation that arises. Here are a few good tips to prepare for a hurricane.

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Topics: hurrican

What To Do During A Hurricane

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Feb 12, 2018 10:02:52 AM

With today’s technology and the advances of tomorrow, we are fortunate to have more knowledge than ever before about the path of an incoming hurricane. 

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Topics: hurrican