Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors
No matter where you live in the U.S., you likely experience some sort of extreme weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we see many types of extreme weather. And when it does strike, 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.
Ensure your home is prepped with sufficient planning and protection, offering special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is prepared for inclimate weather.
Here are a couple easy tips:
- Ensure a quality installation – A quality installation gives you
the intended structural integrity and correct water
management during bad weather.
- Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows provide added
protection to your home from things 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
good practice 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 has no debris or low hanging branches that could crash into your windows and doors.