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Storm Solutions Blog

Room-by-Room Energy-Saving Tips for Your Florida Home

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 12, 2020 7:45:00 AM

While sometimes it’s helpful to look at general home energy-efficiency tips, sometimes broad-sweeping advice can feel overwhelming. Tackling whole-house projects can be extremely time-consuming, and we fixate so heavily on the big picture that we fail to even start.

In this post, we’re breaking down energy-savings for each room of your Florida home, making it easy to approach the job one space at a time.

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Topics: Low-E Glass


5 Reasons to Install a Folding Glass Wall in Your Home

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 6, 2020 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 take advantage of our beautiful temperate climate by entertaining or enjoying a quiet evening relaxing at home on their lanais. (As they should!)

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


4 Reasons Your Florida Business Needs to Upgrade its Commercial Impact Windows

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 5, 2020 8:15:00 AM


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Topics: Commercial Glass & Window Installallation, Impact Windows


5 Benefits to Choosing Vinyl Window Frames

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 2, 2020 2:00:00 PM


Come time to replace your wooden-framed windows in Florida, you really only have two hurricane-safe framing options: aluminum and vinyl.

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Topics: Vinyl Windows


5 Ways to Tell if Your Windows Are Impact-Resistant

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 28, 2020 1:30:00 PM

If you’ve recently moved into a new home in Florida or are just examining your windows for their storm rating for the first time, you’re in the right place.

In this post, we’re going to share five easy ways to discover if your current windows are hurricane-resistant. We’ll even tell you how to find out what level rating they are, to guarantee they’re strong enough to withstand the storm conditions in your area.

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Topics: Impact Windows


The SWFL Hurricane Preparation Checklist

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 22, 2020 2:25:00 PM

When a storm warning or watch is announced, preparation is key.

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Topics: Hurricane Preparedness


6 Myths About Hurricane Preparations & What You Should Do Instead

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 16, 2020 11:13:00 AM

Coastal states like Florida are hit squarely by massively destructive hurricanes. While we can’t stop Mother Nature completely, we can take the necessary precautions to control certain elements of the storm’s impact.

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Topics: Hurricane Preparedness


What Makes an Impact, Hurricane-Resistant Window Different from a Traditional Window

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 15, 2020 3:04:00 PM

If you’re thinking about making the switch from traditional windows to hurricane-safe glass, it’s important to understand what exactly gives a hurricane window its impressive title. 

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Topics: Impact Windows


8 Tips for Preparing the Inside of Your Home for a Hurricane

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 7, 2020 2:30:00 PM

When it comes to preparing your home for a hurricane, many Floridians already know the importance of prepping the outside of their home. 

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Topics: Hurricane Preparedness


5 Questions to Help You Choose Between Impact Glass & Hurricane Shutters

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 2, 2020 11:15:00 AM

If you live anywhere in Southwest Florida, from Naples to Port Charlotte, you know how important it is to protect your home from nasty storms. Luckily, there are several choices in hurricane protection to choose from.

In this post, we have some questions you can ask to help decide between two of the most popular storm solutions in SWFL: hurricane shutters or impact windows.

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