Combatting Storms With Hurricane Windows

If you play baseball, and you get set up as the catcher, do you really want to see ball after ball flying in your direction without the proper gear on for protection? It’s just not safe. The same can be said about living in Tampa, FL without hurricane windows. It’s just not safe. Sure, the weather predictions are accurate and thorough today, but they can also take you by surprise. Take Hurricane Michael, for example. This most recent storm was supposed to be a category two, but by the time it hit land, it had strengthened into a category four storm. No one wants to be up against that without proper protection.   

With any luck, you evacuated your area before the storm hit so your family was safe and sound in another location. However, you still have to leave your home behind along with all of the precious belongings you couldn’t fit into the car, or didn’t have time to grab. As you wait out the storm in another location, you’re thankful that your family is safe, as you should be. But you still worry about your property. 

There’s nothing that can protect every single element of a home against a storm like hurricane Michael, but hurricane windows can go a long way to giving you peace of mind about walking away from your home, with hopes that things will still be in place when you get back.  

Hurricane windows were built to stand up against hurricane winds, just like those hurricane Michael brings to Florida residents. The windows are tested against missiles so you know they can withstand quite a bit of force. You never know what’s going to be flying around in the air with winds that high. Rocks, bricks, and other debris will likely hit your windows. When you have hurricane windows in place, they won’t break under the pressure. Not only will you not have to deal with broken windows when you return, but you also don’t have to worry about your home’s pressure being compromised because of the wind whipping around inside it.  

There’s nothing that can completely prepare you for the force of nature, like hurricane Michael. You never know exactly when those storms are going to roll around so it’s best to be as ready as you can be for the events when they come. If you don’t already have hurricane windows in Tampa, FLyou’ll want to be prepared for the next hurricane event. Contact Clearwater Window & Door by calling us at (727) 559-7007. We can tell you about hurricane windows and how they operate during big storms. We can also tell you about other benefits that they carry during the nicer times of the year. They’re more energy efficiency, for example. You can’t lose when you install hurricane windows on your home. Come by and see some in person at 2025 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33765. These windows look just as nice as any other replacement windows you could choose, but they bring a lot more safety.