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Storm Solutions Blog

The Best Rated Hurricane Impact Windows for Protecting Your Florida Home

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Mar 25, 2019 4:39:46 PM

Hurricane-safe windows are designed to withstand glass fractures as the result of turbulent winds, rain and debris. Not only can a crack mid-hurricane destroy your home or compromise your home’s structure, but it can threaten the safety of your family.

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Topics: Impact Windows, Commercial Glass & Window Installation, hurricane windows

 


Choose our Impact Windows for your Home’s Hurricane Protection

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Nov 19, 2018 3:44:26 PM

In Florida, hurricane season can be scary. Harsh winds hurl sharp and blunt debris everywhere, smashing windows and threatening your safety. Without the right protection, your home and family— or business and employees— could be at serious risk of injury, or even death. Let’s not forget the costly property damage too.

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Topics: Impact Window Installation, Impact Windows, hurricane windows, PGT Windows

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Standard vs. Impact-Resistant Windows: 5 Key Factors You Should Know

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Apr 3, 2017 2:04:00 PM

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As a resident of Naples, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, or any of the surrounding Southwest Florida coastal communities, hurricanes are a reality for you and your home. We want to help you protect your loved ones, and your home investment come hurricane season, so we’ve done some research on your home protection options. Read on to learn about the five key differences between storm shutters and impact-resistant windows--and a few bonus features to help you make your decision!

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Topics: Impact Windows, hurricane windows

 


The Security Power of Impact Windows and Doors

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Mar 3, 2017 8:35:42 AM

Every year, 2.2 million burglaries occur in the United States, which averages out to a burglary roughly every 14-15 seconds. Most of these burglaries are in detached single-family homes, and they typically happen between the hours of 10am and 3pm.

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Topics: Impact Windows, security glass

 


Wind & Impact Testing for Hurricane Windows

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Aug 18, 2016 11:36:08 AM

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In 1992, Hurricane Andrew swept a path of devastation across south Florida. The loss of life and millions in property damage were widely attributed to inadequate safety and construction measures. In hopes of preventing future damages, the government stepped in to create new regulations to minimize the damages caused by another major natural disaster.

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Topics: Impact Windows