Storm Solutions Blog

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

Hurricane Protection On A Budget

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jan 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Protecting your Southwest Florida home from damaging winds, driving rain, and flying debris that often accompany a tropical storm or hurricane doesn’t have to break the bank— nor does it have to take up precious garage or shed storage space, like plywood panels or more costly shutter systems do.

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Topics: Hurricane Screens, Screen Enclosures

How Secure Are Your Hurricane Windows?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jan 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 Are your hurricane windows truly built to withstand it all?

There are several types of materials available for hurricane windows – some more secure than others.

Here’s a quick guide to the options available, and we’ll show you firsthand what kind of impact a truly hurricane-proof window can handle.

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Topics: Impact Windows, security glass, Tropical Storm, Windows

Bahama Shutters: A Stylish Choice for Home Protection

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jan 5, 2018 4:22:32 PM

When it comes to hurricane protection upgrades to your home’s windows, there are so many options, but none are as distinctly stylish and tropical as the Bahama shutter. These shutters, also known as Bermuda or Island Style shutters, are becoming more common here in Southwest Florida in recent years. The uptick in popularity is due to their storm-ready nature and classic, tropical appeal.

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Topics: Bahama Shutters

How to Create the Perfect Screened in Lanai

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Jan 5, 2018 4:07:26 PM

While most of the country is hunkering in for hibernation, winter and spring are great times to be outside in Southwest Florida.

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Topics: Glass Lanai Enclosures

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