If you are a homeowner in an area that is prone to tropical storms or hurricane damage, you need to do everything possible to protect your home from the threat of damage from high winds and flying debris. One of the best ways to protect your home is to have hurricane impact-resistant windows installed throughout the home. If you are considering replacing the existing windows in your home, here are some reasons to do so.
Save Money on Energy Bills and Insurance
The new hurricane impact-resistant windows that will be installed in your home will have excellent insulating capabilities. This means that you will save money on your energy bills throughout the year. They will keep the climate-controlled air inside the home, in turn, keeping your furnace or air conditioning unit from having to overwork. When the furnace and air conditioning units are not overworked, this will also help cut down on maintenance and replacement costs of these units.
The added safety of these windows can lower insurance premiums. This is due to reducing the risk of your home becoming damaged during a storm or hurricane.
Add Value to Your Home
The addition of hurricane impact-resistant windows in the home is a great way to add value to your property. Even if you are not planning on selling your home now, if you do sell in the future, buyers will be attracted to the home because of the extra safety that is provided by the hurricane impact-resistant windows. Especially if your home is located in an area that is prone to tropical storms and hurricanes. The windows will also add curb appeal.
Protection Against Storms and Hurricanes
When there are hurricane impact-resistant windows installed in the home, you will have permanent protection against damages that can occur during a storm or hurricane. This will save you time when there is a storm coming, you will not have to scramble around to protect your windows. The thick, sturdy construction of the windows not only protects the home from storms and hurricane damage, but it also protects against being broken by a burglar.
If you live in an area where there is noise pollution, installing hurricane impact-resistant windows will help block out the outside noise because of their thickness and insulation. Keep unwanted outside noise, outside.
If you are ready to replace the windows in your home, East Coast Windows & Doors is ready to come out to you home for a free no-obligation estimate.