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Storm Solutions Blog

4 Reasons Your Florida Home Needs an Impact-Resistant Garage Door

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Apr 9, 2021 8:15:00 AM

Floridians know how strong hurricanes can hit The Sunshine State. Because of our unpredictable storm season, homeowners often reinforce their house with hurricane-safe glass windows or shutters— maybe they even swap out their front door. 

But few of us think about replacing our garage doors! After all, they’re stronger than a regular door, right? Well… not so much. Impact-resistant garage doors still provide unparalleled hurricane protection.

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Topics: Garage Doors, Hurricane Preparedness

 


Why to Choose our Entry & Garage Doors for your Home’s Hurricane Protection

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Nov 15, 2018 11:24:21 AM

When a hurricane strikes, high winds, rain and debris can enter your home—or business— through a number of ways. Sometimes, they barrel right through your front door! Once an opening like this is made, your space is left exposed, destroying your possessions and threatening the safety of your family or employees.

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Topics: Impact Door Installation, Impact Doors, Sliding Glass Doors, Garage Doors, hurricane doors

 


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

 


Is Your Garage Door Hurricane Rated?

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on May 25, 2016 9:30:00 AM

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Topics: Garage Doors

 


Protecting Your Garage Door From a Hurricane

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Sep 17, 2014 4:00:00 PM

protecting your garage door from a hurricaneA new garage door can transform the exterior of your home, and purchasing a new garage door is a big investment. However, a shiny new garage door instantly feels like a waste if it sustains considerable damage during a hurricane. Most people don't think about protecting their garage door from hurricane damage, but doing so can have many benefits. Garage doors play a critical role in protecting your home during a hurricane, especially if you live in a hurricane-prone region such as Southwest Florida. When it comes to protecting your garage door, you have two options: a new hurricane-resistant garage door or retrofitting your current garage door.

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Topics: Garage Doors

 


How To Choose A Hurricane Resistant Garage Door

Posted by John Lemonakis on Jan 22, 2014 6:38:02 PM

Garage-Door-1Garage doors protect your vehicles, lawn equipment, and other possessions hidden inside; yet in hurricanes and other severe windstorms, they represent a vulnerable opening of up to 300 square feet of your home. Your best protection is to choose a hurricane resistant garage door that is impact-rated to meet Florida building codes and to have it professionally installed to ensure best performance.

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Topics: Hurricane Protection, Garage Doors