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Awning Windows: The Perfect Choice for Wide-Open Ventilation

Awning windows are casement windows with hinges located at the top of the system. Casement windows are defined as windows hinged from one side and able to open outwards and angled to allow the wind or breeze to come in while keeping rain out. The single awning windows can open inward or outwards, but the […]

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The Intangible Factors Many Home Owners Forget when Considering Window Replacement

Window replacement is a milestone in every homeowner’s life. It’s one of those moments when you want it but hesitate because it’s a massive undertaking, whether you have a professional come in or you attempt to do it on your own. You’ve considered the style, size, and cost and you are just about take the […]

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How to Stock Up For Hurricane Season

Though Florida’s weather has been relatively calm over the past several years, 2017’s hurricane season is predicted to break that habit. Experts say that this year is likely to see an unusual amount of storm activity. Don’t be caught off guard! An imminent storm is bad enough on its own without having to rush to […]

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Strange Atlantic Tropics in 2017: Early Start and an Unusual Location for Formation

Tropical activity in the Atlantic Basin is off to a quick start with three named storms already this year. But that’s just one of several strange events we’ve already seen during this Atlantic hurricane season. Here are four weird things we’ve seen so far this year, one of which happened before the Atlantic hurricane season officially […]

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Hurricane Preparedness – Be Ready

Two keys to weather safety are to prepare for the risks and to act on those preparations when alerted by emergency officials. These are essential pieces to the Weather-Ready Nation. Refer to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready.gov/hurricanes for comprehensive information on hurricane preparedness at home and in your community. Some highlights on how […]

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List of Names for 2017 Hurricane Season

NAMES OF U.S. HURRICANES: ATLANTIC BASIN AND EASTERN NORTH-PACIFIC Tropical storms have been named for 2017, so here is the list of hurricane names for the Atlantic Basin (Miami hurricanes) and Eastern North-Pacific (California hurricanes). Is your name listed? HOW ARE HURRICANES NAMED? Native Americans called these storms Hurakons, after “a great spirit who commanded the east wind.” Spanish […]

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Why You Should Replace Your Old Door

Hurricane season is from June 1- November 30. During a hurricane, winds can enter the home through broken windows and doors. The increased pressure that is caused inside the home by this happening can cause the roof to lift off and push out the structure of the home. Having older doors replaced with doors that […]

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Why You Should Consider Installing Impact Windows in Your Home

Impact windows are important if you live in an area that is typically hit with hurricanes or tropical storms. The windows will make your home stronger against high winds, water damage and storm debris. Having impact windows may also save you money in insurance costs and also energy costs. If you are building a new […]

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Increasing Your Property Value with Impact Window Installation

Hurricane season in the Atlantic region is six months long, starting on June 1 and ending November 30. While it is known when hurricane season will occur, there is no way for meteorologists to determine what the upcoming hurricane season will be like. The number of storms and the intensity of the storms are unpredictable […]

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Everything You Need (& Want) To Know About Bay Windows

The bay window is a 3-opening window that protrudes outward and dates as far back as the Gothic era or around the 16th century. It evolved from the Romanesque architecture and contrary to popular opinion, gothic does not refer to dark or haunted. The original purpose for Gothic architecture was to “bring in the sunshine.” […]

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