CODE APPROVAL QUESTIONS
When comparing products, how do I know that they have proper code approvals?
All code approvals are not identical. Code approvals can be for many different products and based on several different factors including property location and product use. When comparing code approvals, make sure all products are specifically approved for impact by a reputable governing agency such as
How should I compare one hurricane window to another?
This is a significant investment, so take your time to do your research prior to purchasing. Some important criteria to look for when making a decision are building code approvals, design pressure, glass criteria, installation techniques, and warranty.
Why should I install new Impact windows instead of just installing shutters?
By just installing shutters you are still left with the old windows and doors. Most are deteriorated and not acting as originally designed. Hurricane Windows (vs shutters) provide the most return on investment then other options. You get the largest discount on insurance, plus an added benefit of energy efficiency, reducing your electric bill. 24 hours a day. 7 days a week benefit. You do not have to wait for a hurricane to start the benefits of reduced energy, increased security, noise reduction,increase home value.