Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors
No matter where you live in the country, you probably experience some form of severe weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we encounter many types of severe weather. And when it does come, it’s comforting to curl up in your cozy home and wait out the weather knowing your windows and doors are guarding your home from the elements.
Be 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 bad weather.
Here are a few simple tips:
- Be sure
you have a quality installation – A quality installation gives you
the intended structural integrity and best water
management during severe weather.
- Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows offer added
protection to your home from things that may
get tossed about in a storm.
- Check seals – Every window
and door has them, but depending on the age and location of your home, it is a good idea 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 making sure the surrounding area has no debris or low hanging branches that have the chance to crash into your windows and doors.