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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 U.S., you likely experience some form of extreme weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we see many types of bad 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 protecting your home from the elements.

Be sure your home is ready with great planning and protection, giving special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is prepared for inclimate weather.

Here are a handful of simple tips:

  • Ensure a quality installation – A quality installation gives you the intended structural integrity and proper water management during weather events.

  • Look in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows give you additional protection to your home from objects that might get strewn about 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 a good idea to double check the seals that help manage water away from your home during bad weather.

  • 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 clear of debris and low hanging branches that might crash into your windows and doors. 
If you’re prepared to upgrade or replace your windows or doors, come by our Danville showroom to learn more about the number of styles and types of window replacement available, or some of our impact protected items, as well as our quality installation. Or if you’d rather give us a call at 217-443-3355 or arrange an in-home consultation using our online scheduler.
 

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