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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 country, you likely experience some form of severe weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we deal with many types of severe 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 guarding your home from the elements.

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

Here are a couple practical tips:

  • Make sure you have a quality installation – A quality installation gives you the intended structural integrity and proper water management during bad weather.

  • Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows offer additional protection to your home from objects that might get tossed 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 in good practice to double check the seals that help direct 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 could crash into your windows and doors. 
If you’re prepared to upgrade or replace your windows or doors, drop by our Traverse City showroom to hear more about the number of styles and types of window replacement available, or some of our impact protected offerings, as well as our top-notch installation. Or if you’d rather give us a call at 231-538-2175 or schedule an in-home consultation using our online scheduler.

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