Storm Solutions Blog

Is Your House Hurricane Proof?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Dec 6, 2017 11:33:59 AM

Hurricane season is officially over, so there’s no better time than the present to really regroup and take your time to think about where you might want to make improvements to your home for the future.

Here’s 7 ways you can prepare your home for the future.

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

Is Your Garage Door Hurricane Ready?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Nov 17, 2017 3:56:15 PM

The garage door is the largest opening of your home, making it the most likely to fail and potentially cause major structural damage to your home in a hurricane or tropical storm situation.

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Topics: Garage Doors, Hurricane Preparedness

DIY Impact Window Pricing Guide

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 27, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Living in a highly active hurricane area means six months out of every year is spent on high alert. Every new developing tropic disturbance out in the Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic Ocean has the potential to be a Hurricane Harvey, Irma, or Maria.

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Topics: Impact Windows

Choosing the Right Window Glass for Your High-Rise Building

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 25, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Ever drive down the beautiful Ft. Myers or Naples beach and notice the glass on some of the high-rise condo buildings? Gorgeous tinted glass in blues, greens, and… wait, that whole floor doesn’t match the rest!?

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Topics: Impact Windows, Windows, High-Rise

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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