Hurricane Resistant Windows

Living in South Florida means that your home is susceptible to hurricane damage. Every year, the dreaded hurricane season approaches and we spend our time studying the weather. This means that hurricane shutters need to go up, canned goods need to get bought, generators need to get prepped, and more. It's safe to say that the hurricane season checklist is a lengthy one.


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However, everything on the to-do list is essentially pretty easy or easily taken care of with a quick trip to the store. Everything except for hurricane shutters. Putting up hurricane shutters on your own in sunny South Florida is one of the worst tasks there is. But you don't need to put yourself through this. The team here at Statewide Windows & Doors has years of expertise and we can definitely assist.

Here are a few benefits of having hurricane resistant windows on your West Palm Beach home or business:


The biggest and undoubtedly most obvious benefit of hurricane resistant windows in West Palm Beach, Florida, is protection. These windows are extremely durable and able to withstand high winds, and even the impact of objects being thrown into the home. This is mainly because hurricane resistant windows have multiple layers. The first layer is the glass that is on the exterior of the window. The next layer is the protective one between the glass and your home. While something could break the glass on the exterior of the window, the second layer prevents anything from coming into your home. However, it takes a lot to break the first layer and in most cases, the top layer will shatter without breaking and leaving your home unprotected.


The worst part of hurricane season is the mystery of it. Hurricanes are always moving and changing course so it is tough to predict what type of damage they will cause. One day, it could be heading straight towards you, and the next, it could be going in the opposite direction. These storms are unpredictable, which makes them frustrating to prepare for. Maybe the storm was going to be a category five, and now it's a weak tropical storm. This means that all the time and effort your spent installing shutters have gone to waste. In fact, it’s not uncommon to see that some people leave their shutters up for the whole 5-6 months of hurricane season because of how difficult it is. With hurricane windows, you don't have to worry about home protection or what the hurricane is doing. You are ready to go, no matter what happens.


Hurricane-resistant windows are a whole lot safer than people may think. Sure, they protect against hurricane damage and winds; however, they help you in other ways too. When a hurricane does happen, you may lose power, but because you have hurricane resistant windows, natural light will be able to enter your home without having to worry about shutters. Also, you can have peace of mind that your home is not an easy target for robberies. Hurricane windows are built to fight strong winds and objects being thrown at them. This durability will make it extremely difficult for intruders and unwanted guests to easily enter your home.


Contact Statewide Winds & Doors Today!

Living in sunny South Florida is a vacation year-round. With the gorgeous weather and beaches, you can't go wrong. However, one thing Florida has that many states do not is frequent hurricanes. Hurricanes aren't always dangerous or aggressive, but they still require preparation. You can never be too safe when it comes to the unpredictable nature of these storms. With hurricane resistant windows in West Palm Beach, Florida, you are guaranteeing your and your home's safety.

To get a quick quote, check out our website at Statewide Windows & Doors. Or, reach out to our team today at (561) 264-1439.

Be prepared when the next storm hits!


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