Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors
No matter where you live in the United States, you likely experience some form of bad weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we deal with many types of extreme weather. And when it does come, it’s encouraging to curl up in your cozy home and wait out the weather knowing your windows and doors are shielding your home from the elements.
Be sure your home is ready with sufficient planning and protection, giving special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is prepped for extreme weather.
Here are a handful of simple tips:
- Make sure you have a quality installation – A quality installation leaves you with
the intended structural integrity and best water
management during severe weather.
- Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows give you more
protection to your home from objects that could
get tossed about in a storm.
a look at your 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 direct water away from your home during a weather event.
- Clear the area around your home – One of the best things you can do to protect your home is making certain that the surrounding area is clean of debris and low hanging branches that have the chance to crash into your windows and doors.