Storm Solutions Blog

How to Prevent Water Intrusion with Sliding Glass Doors

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Feb 10, 2021 7:30:00 AM

If you’ve ever spent a summer in southwest Florida, you know a thunderstorm can pour down inches of rain in just a matter of minutes.

Even though you never want to sacrifice the picturesque views provided by your sliding glass doors, heavy rainfall and strong winds can pose serious water intrusion problems.

Are you reading this because you have water trapped in your sliding track? Or has leakage from the corners caused moisture damage to your hardwood floors?

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Topics:Impact Doors,Sliding Glass Doors


The Benefits of Installing an Impact-Resistant Front Door Before the Next Big Hurricane

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Dec 15, 2020 6:45:00 AM

The Benefits of Installing an Impact-Resistant Front Door Before the Next Big Hurricane

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Topics:Impact Doors


Hurricane Door Buying Considerations

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Jul 23, 2019 4:22:42 PM

You’re on the hunt for a hurricane door and aren’t sure where to start. We understand impact door shopping can be overwhelming, as there’s a lot to consider.

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Topics:Impact Door Installation,Impact Doors,hurricane doors


Why to Choose our Entry & Garage Doors for your Home’s Hurricane Protection

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Nov 15, 2018 11:24:21 AM

When a hurricane strikes, high winds, rain and debris can enter your home—or business— through a number of ways. Sometimes, they barrel right through your front door! Once an opening like this is made, your space is left exposed, destroying your possessions and threatening the safety of your family or employees.

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Topics:Impact Door Installation,Impact Doors,Sliding Glass Doors,Garage Doors,hurricane doors


Impact Doors vs. Average Doors

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Jun 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Many Southwest Floridians are replacing their average, “builder’s standard” entry doors with impact doors. Why make the switch? It doesn’t look like there’s anything wrong with your current door.

Under normal conditions, that’s probably the case. But do you trust your door to hold up against the impact of Southwest Florida’s unpredictable weather? Read on as we discussseveral reasonsimpact doors are the right choice.

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Topics:Impact Doors,hurricane doors


Looking to Replace Your Windows in Florida? It’s Best to Do It in the Winter!

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Jan 31, 2017 9:01:37 AM

We’d venture to say that there’s nowhere better to be than Southwest Florida when Old Man Winter takes its toll on our friends in the north. We’re lucky to have sunshine for the majority of the year, and our winter is very temperate. In fact, it’s so appealing that our population swells with “snowbirds,” or seniors who flee the cold for our warm sunshine, as well as vacationers eager to see the sun after months of cold.

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Topics:Hurricane Protection,Impact Doors,hurricane windows


不要让你的车库门是我们的k Point of Hurricane Protection

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Nov 23, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Hurricane-Rated-Garage-Doors-Fort-Myers.jpgWe talk about the devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew quite a bit on this blog, but that’s because it taught us so much about hurricane protection. After the winds of Andrew settled, the people of south Florida were left to pick up 26 billions dollars worth of damage.

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Topics:Impact Doors


Does an Impact Rated Door Really Protect My Home?

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Nov 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

For a few tense days, Hurricane Matthew had its sights set on southwest Florida. The forecast sent many homeowners into a panic wondering whether or not their home would be protected. As they scrambled to determine whether or not their windows were hurricane resistant or bolt-up their storm shutters, many never thought about Impact Rated Doors.

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Topics:Impact Doors,hurricane doors


Hurricane Impact Doors Combine Style & Safety

Posted byJimmy Hawleyon Nov 15, 2013 2:17:00 PM

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If you're getting ready to replace your home’s current entry doors with hurricane impact front doors, the function is important. But that's not the only thing you should consider.

We can help you learn how to choose the best impact doors, so your home is well-protected and beautiful at the same time.

What Are Hurricane Impact Doors?

Hurricane impact doors are exactly what they sound like. They are doors specially designed to provide extra protection in the event of a hurricane by stopping the wind from forcing entry into your home. They are extremely strong, so a wind-borne object will not be able to break through the door and enter your house.

With all the debris that can become airborne during a hurricane, and the speed at which it can travel, having hurricane impact doors can keep your home much safer.

Learn more aboutwhat makes impact doors and glass different from traditional doors and windows here.

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Topics:Hurricane Protection,Impact Doors