Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors
No matter where you live in the U.S., you probably experience some type of severe weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we encounter many types of bad weather. And when it does hit, 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 prepared with great planning and protection, giving special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is prepped for bad weather.
Here are a handful of easy tips:
- Ensure a quality installation – A quality installation provides
the intended structural integrity and correct water
management during bad weather.
- Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows offer additional
protection to your home from items that could
get thrown around 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 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 clean of debris and low hanging branches that might crash into your windows and doors.