Now that spring is here, it’s important to make sure that you’re fully prepared for when the hurricane season arrives from June through November. In Florida, homes are required to have impact resistant windows and doors in order to meet building codes. There are many great benefits to having these doors installed on your property. Here are five reasons to install hurricane proof doors this spring.
When a hurricane arrives, the air outside your property drops. However, the air inside your property remains consistent because all the doors and windows are closed. If the door or window should break from flying debris or high winds, the property can sustain more damage than simply broken glass. Hurricane impact doors are built to withstand the high winds, flying debris, and atmospheric pressure.
Hurricane proof doors are also resistant from the potential impact of a burglar. These doors are designed to withstand 140 mph winds. Even if the glass on hurricane proof sliding glass doors should crack, it won’t shatter. Intruders will be deterred to other easier targets.
It can be difficult to relax and sleep when you’re constantly disrupted by outside noises such as the neighbor’s dog barking and the early morning trash truck pickup. Hurricane resistant doors feature sturdy construction, several layers of glass, and a tight seal. This vastly reduces noise from entering inside.
Lower Insurance Costs
Insurance companies assess a number of factors to determine your security and storm damage risks before deciding on monthly insurance premium amounts. By installing impact resistant doors, you may be able to lower your rate.
Upgrading your doors can save you a significant amount of money on monthly energy bills. Cool air is insulated inside and hot air is kept outside, without any leaks or drafts. You could save up to $100 per month from not having to run the air conditioner as much during the hot summer months.
Hurricane proof doors can increase the value of your property because they can provide all the above benefits. Your property will stay safe and protected from the upcoming hurricane season and any potential intruders. We are a preferred manufacturer for many developers, condo associations, and large contractors. Contact us today to receive more information on how we can help you with your next project.