Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors
No matter where you live in the U.S., you likely experience some form of severe weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we encounter many types of severe weather. And when it does hit, it’s nice to curl up in your cozy home and wait out the weather knowing your windows and doors are protecting your home from the elements.
Make sure your home is prepared with proper planning and protection, offering special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is ready for inclimate weather.
Here are a few easy tips:
- Be sure
you have a quality installation – A quality installation provides
the intended structural integrity and proper water
management during weather events.
in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows provide added
protection to your home from objects that might
get strewn about in a storm.
- Inspect seals – Every window
and door has them, but depending on the age and location of your home, it is in
good practice to double check the seals that
help keep water away from your home during bad
- Clear the area around your home – One of the best things you can do to shield your home is being sure that the surrounding area is clear of debris and low hanging branches that have the chance to crash into your windows and doors.