IMPACT GLASS SERVICES

Why Hurricane Impact Glass Windows Are Important

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August 2012

Each year our geographical area is exposed to a long season of hurricanes or tropical storms with a even more unpredictable behavior al and increasingly ferocity. One of the biggest risks is the penetration to inside the buildings of debris that are driven by strong winds over 70 mph turning them into missiles capable of break common windows and doors causing serious damages to people, values or pets.

One of the safest and recommended ways to protect the properties in Miami and its inhabitants is the use of anti hurricanes impact glass windows and doors. Even if your home or business is not located in an area threatened by tropical storms or tornadoes, you will feel more secure if your building is heavily guarded. In addition, putting hurricane impact glass windows and doors not only improves the appearance of your property but also its becomes more valuable which is beneficial in the current real estate crisis.

Some people choose to use palliative and temporary solutions like placing plywood or adhesives in front of the glass windows and doors , but really far from protecting these options are not enough against real impacts and collateral damages like water infiltration and structure damages. Taking under consideration that this kind of solutions most be done every season, it is really a waste of time and money that guarantees not enough protection of your family and values.

Many insurance companies do not cover cases in which the properties involve do not have impact glass windows and doors. In many areas of South Florida the use of impact glass windows and doors are considered regulatory or even mandatory. Even if your insurance company does not requires the installation of impact glass windows and doors, having them guarantees a reduction in the price of the insurance policy.

The impact glass windows and doors keep safe your property from ultraviolet rays protecting your furniture, curtains and carpets from discoloration or deformation by the direct impact of the sun's rays. By having double or even triple layers separated by plastic films the impact glass windows and doors isolate the interior from external heat and noises.

In conclusion, far from being a waste of money, installation of impact glass windows and doors in Miami is an investment which protects your domestic or business building and goods. Impact glass windows and doors are more than a decoration, they protect the building from weather hazards, noise and UV rays and from a legal point of view, the safety they provide could be a factor in reducing the cost of insurance policies and a defense against vandalism. In the middle of this economy crisis, impact glass installation could be a feature that increases the value of the property and a key factor in order to reduce or even eliminate the costs of repair and maintenance for weather damages. And the most important, impact glass windows and doors are vital in keeping people safe and secure.