No matter where you live
in the United States, you undoubtedly
experience some type of bad weather. From
snowstorms to hurricanes, we see many types of extreme
weather. And when it does strike, it’s nice
to curl up in your cozy home and wait out the weather knowing your windows and
doors are protecting your home from the elements.
sure your home is prepped with sufficient
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 handful
of practical tips:
- Make sure you have a quality installation – A quality installation provides
the intended structural integrity and best water
management during bad weather.
- Check in to hurricane impact windows and doors – Hurricane impact windows offer more
protection to your home from objects that might
get strewn about in a storm.
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 manage water away from your home during a weather event.
- Clear the area
around your home – One of the best things you can do to protect
your home is being sure that the surrounding
area has no debris or low
hanging branches that might crash into your
windows and doors.
If you’re prepared
to upgrade or replace your windows or doors, stop by our
Gaithersburg showroom to find out more about the variety
of styles and types of window replacement available, or some of
our impact protected products, as well as our quality
installation. Or if you’d rather give us a call at 202-810-6722 or arrange an in-home consultation using our online scheduler.