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 strike, it’s nice 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 prepped with sufficient planning and protection, giving special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is ready for extreme weather.
Here are a few practical tips:
- Be sure
you have a quality installation – A quality installation provides
the intended structural integrity and proper water
management during bad weather.
- Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows provide additional
protection to your home from items that might
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 in your best interest to double check the seals that
help direct water away from your home during severe weather.
- Clear the area around your home – One of the best things you can do to guard your home is making certain that the surrounding area is clean of debris and low hanging branches that could crash into your windows and doors.