Upgrading To Hurricane Replacement Windows, In Dallas, TX?
When it comes to different kinds of harsh weather, hurricanes are the easiest storms to imagine. We get a lot of warning time from various sources when a hurricane hits our coast. But what about tornadoes?
We all know, living here in the Dallas, Fort Worth area, that tornadoes can drop down from a storm cloud at any moment. Our lovely Texas weather is constantly changing, and the appearance of a tornado is not unusual at just about any time of the year.
So why, you ask, are we talking about hurricanes and hurricane replacement windows? Hurricane window is just another term for storm resistant or impact resistant windows. They are commonly dubbed, “Hurricane” because of the marketing for the area that at first was most common to use them.
Hurricane, or high impact resistant windows provide the same protection from high winds and storms during tornadoes too.
We’re not claiming that a window made of any material will withstand a direct hit by a strong tornado. But they will withstand up to 200 mile per hour winds and a number of impact materials such as hail or tree limbs.
One of the best ways to protect your home is by upgrading your windows. The window is the weakest structure in your home that will first be blown away if a tornado hits your home. These windows are built to withstand much force so they protect you and your family and personal belongings.
You will also experience a lowering of energy costs when you upgrade your windows. Today’s materials have been advanced with new technology that provides more energy savings for your home.
Here are some advantages to impact resistant replacement windows…
- Hurricane windows are strong, and they are specifically designed to withstand large hurricane forced winds and airborne debris. Tornado, hail storm, hurricane, or just high winds, this window offers the maximum protection available today.
- Unlike hurricane shutters, hurricane windows are always on duty
- These windows look like regular windows and are available in a number of different colors and finishes
- They rarely need to be painted, puttied or sealed, and there is no need to lubricate them
- They can withstand winds up to 200 mph
- They are more energy efficient. Due to their strong structure and sealing, they trap cool air in during the summer and cold air out during the winter
- The reduce sound travel
- They protect against intruders
- They provide your home with more UV protection
- They improve your home’s value
If your windows need updating, call us at Better Windows & Doors. You have many choices you can make when you want to replace your old windows, even matching the style of your existing windows or home.
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