Windows and Doors for Severe Weather

Severe Weather and Your Windows and Doors

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No matter where you live in the U.S., you undoubtedly experience some type of bad weather. From snowstorms to hurricanes, we deal with many types of bad weather. And when it does hit, it’s comforting to curl up in your cozy home and wait out the weather knowing your windows and doors are shielding your home from the elements.

Ensure your home is ready with proper planning and protection, giving special attention to your windows and doors and their installation so your home is prepared for bad weather.

Here are a few practical tips:

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

  • Consider hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows offer additional protection to your home from things that might get tossed about in a storm.

  • Inspect 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 manage water away from your home during severe weather.

  • Clear the area around your home One of the best things you can do to shield your home is being sure that the surrounding area has no debris or low hanging branches that could crash into your windows and doors. 
If you’re ready to upgrade or replace your windows or doors, drop by our Kingston showroom to learn more about the different styles and types of window replacement available, or some of our impact protected products, as well as our excellent installation. Or if you’d rather give us a call at 845-663-1025 or arrange an in-home consultation using our online scheduler.
 

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