24 Jun 2016

“Necessity is the mother of invention.” is a familiar phrase, but when it comes to creating safe shelter from the wrath of Mother Nature we should change that saying to “Survival is the mother of invention.” From ancient times people have found ways to protect themselves, their families, and their belongings from dangerous weather. Structures […]

26 May 2016

With Hurricane Preparedness Week here, now is a great time to start thinking about how you’re going to protect your home going forward. While you might not feel that you’re in any immediate danger, it really does pay to protect yourself in case you get caught off guard. Think about it this way: it’s far […]

26 May 2016

According to the Florida Division of Emergency Management, your doors and windows are “the worst enemies of your home during a hurricane.” Replacing your old windows with high-impact, hurricane-resistant windows has been proven to be a wise choice for safety. It is also an extremely sound choice as far as your finances are concerned. Let’s […]

26 Apr 2016

People react differently to storms and hurricanes. For some of us, a storm can actually be quite exciting and as long as we’re safe, warm and dry indoors, it can be almost soothing to hear the weather outside. For others, however, this can be a highly frightening experience and one that leaves us anxiously watching […]

28 Mar 2016

Florida has now gone an incredible ten years without a hurricane striking its coast, an especially impressive feat considering its 1,260 miles of coastline. While residents and visitors alike have enjoyed the relative calm, many scientists are expecting hurricanes to make a massive comeback during the 2016 storm season. While it is easy to grow […]

21 Feb 2016

Did you know that Hurricanes Sandy and Irene were predicted 3 years before they happened? Global Weather Oscillations (GWO) has been very successful in predicting weather patterns and behavior years before they happen. Last December 1, they released their 2016 and 2017 predictions. GWO expects there to be 16 storms in 2016 and 17 storms […]

08 Jan 2016

The Latest Apps, Impact Solutions and Tips The past year was less stressful only in the sense that the country and the rest of the world experienced less storms and hurricanes because of the El Nino phenomenon. Unfortunately, after El Nino comes La Nina and a 97% chance of a hurricane making landfall this year […]

22 Dec 2015

Impact windows are also known as hurricane windows. They are different from the single glazed or standard glass windows in that they are shatter-resistant, made of two layers of tempered or annealed glass bonded with a shatterproof membrane. Thus, impact windows have glass that is safer and will never fracture into large shards. Shatterproof windows […]

09 Dec 2015

Impact doors and windows have become the must-have modern upgrades for homes and office buildings for several reasons. They add value to the property, protect people and their personal belongings from the harsh sunlight, prevent dangerous window glass from breaking into sharp shards, and improve energy efficiency. However, choosing your impact windows and doors is […]