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What to Know About Storm Protection and Windows: Part Two

What to Know About Storm Protection and Windows: Part Two

It can lead to costly damages when windows don’t have the proper protection during a storm. Read on to learn more about window protection.

When windows don’t have the proper protection during a storm, it can lead to costly damages and even injuries. Therefore, it’s best to ensure you put efficient storm protection techniques in place. American Solar Tinting will walk you through part two of what you need to know about storm protection and windows. 

Invest in High-Impact Glass Windows 

High-impact tempered glass consists of two panes of tempered glass held together by a polymer chemical treated with heat. This heat treatment makes the center of the glass scorching hot so that after it cools, the glass becomes compressed and more robust. According to Scientific American, tempered glass is four times stronger than a traditional glass plane. 

You can find this technique used on vehicle windows to withstand various levels of wind pressure and other inclement weather. However, tempered glass still has the appearance of a typical window. You’ll still be able to view and monitor a storm and assess property damage to your property and the surrounding areas. Combining high-impact glass windows with shutters isn’t a bad idea for maximum protection. 

Aid in Storm Protection with Storm Panels

Storm panels, like plywood, stay on a property, and a homeowner has to apply them become the storm arrives. However, storm panels are reusable and more durable. You’ll have to replace plywood after it sustains a severe storm. 

However, since storm panels contain durable polycarbonate, you won’t have to worry about replacing them. When you use storm panels for storm protection, it also means that you can look forward to an easy installation. You set them up as sliding ridges. You only need to slide them on the boards when a storm comes. 

Hurricane Fabric Can Help

Hurricane fabric is a new form of advanced window protection. You cover the window frame, and hurricane fabric is lighter and easy to install while remaining strong. That maneuverability makes them useful for anyone living alone or people who can’t lift heavy tools. 

You can clip modern resin-coated hurricane fabrics across the outside of your window frame using pre-installed hooks that are easy to store because you can fold them. Another advantage of hurricane fabric is that you can use them across large windows that plywood or shutters might fail to cover. Office buildings with large glasses or conservatories might apply in this context. 

Contact American Solar Tinting today to learn about window films that protect homes and businesses and make them safer places

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American Solar Tinting has the expertise and equipment to keep your home or business decorative and beautiful with window film. We have almost 60 years of experience serving our wonderful customers without the Maryland and Washington, D.C. area. We offer a variety of solutions for you, whether you need residential window or glass tinting, logo graphics, or security films. For more information on how we can help you and your business, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-969-0100. For more tips and tricks for your home and business, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.

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