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Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors

Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors

No matter where you live in the United States, you undoubtedly experience some type of severe weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we encounter many types of severe 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.

Make sure your home is prepared with proper planning and protection, paying special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is prepared for inclimate weather.

Here are a handful of easy tips:

  • Be sure you have a quality installation – A quality installation gives you the intended structural integrity and correct water management during weather events.

  • Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows offer more protection to your home from things that could get thrown around in a storm.

  • Take 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 keep water away from your home during bad weather.

  • Clear the area around your home One of the best things you can do to shield your home is making certain that the surrounding area has no debris or low hanging branches that have the chance to crash into your windows and doors. 
If you’re prepped to upgrade or replace your windows or doors, drop by our Annapolis showroom to hear more about the number of styles and types of window replacement available, or some of our impact protected items, as well as our top-notch installation. Or if you’d rather give us a call at 240-293-1068 or schedule an in-home consultation using our online scheduler.

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