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Hurricane Preparedness in North Palm Beach, Florida

North Palm Beach Hurricane Impact Windows & Doors

Preparedness is essential living in hurricane prone risk areas like North Palm Beach. Increasingly, residents in South Florida are beginning to understand the benefits of hurricane impact resistant windows and doors for their homes. Although hurricane shutters meet the North Palm Beach building codes , homeowner’s have learned the extra protection provided by hurricane impact resistant patio doors is worth the investment. At High End Impact Windows and Doors, we are experts in helping your make your windows “hurricane ready”. We specialize in hurricane impact resistant windows, doors, shutters, and commercial entry doors. We would like to introduce you to hurricane impact resistant windows and doors and show you all they will do to enhance your North Palm Beach home.

At High End Impact Windows and Doors, we have professional relationships with all of our high-end manufacturers. Our team is technically trained to provide specific sales, customer service and installation for our particular brands. We understand the needs of homeowners in South Florida. We have years of applied experience and are here to educate our clients and build trusted relationships with them. We strive to offer only the highest quality craftsmanship at unbeatable pricing. In fact, we will meet or beat any competitor’s price. We are A-rated by the Better Business Bureau and are a participating contractor. We pride ourselves at building our business with the referrals of satisfied customers.

What exactly are hurricane impact resistant windows?

Hurricane impact resistant windows are passive protection systems that are in place 24/7. They do not need to be activated when you are busy with other storm preparations and they also provide protection against unexpected weather events. Hurricane impact resistant windows are laminated glass windows that consist of two pieces of glass that sandwich a sheet of clear polyvinyl butaryl (PVB) plastic laminate. Although the glass layers may break if subjected to significant force, they remain bonded to the laminate and are less likely to shatter. Laminated glass alone is not rated to provide protection against windborne debris that may occur during a hurricane. Hurricane impact resistant window systems are a combination of laminated glass and reinforced window frames. They are the only window systems that are tested and designed to protect against wind pressure AND windborne debris. It is important to know that all hurricane impact resistant windows are laminated glass systems, but not all laminated glass systems are impact rated. Simply because a product is labeled “laminated” does mean it has passed the required missile impact tests necessary for an impact rating.

Hurricane impact resistant windows are beautiful

At High End Impact Windows and Doors, we offer a large selection of hurricane impact resistant windows and doors from premier manufacturers such as TM Florida’s Best, Windoor and Eurotech. All of our products are designed to meet or exceed Florida’s most stringent building codes. Our brands offer a large variety of architectural styles in a range of designer colors. Our manufacturers offer variety of custom colors and wood grain finishes to suit your unique needs. You can even get a two tone option that has a different color inside and out.

Hurricane impact resistant windows are energy efficient

Hurricane impact resistant windows and doors can be configured to have Low E glass to significantly improve energy efficiency. With the current Low E glass technology, homeowners can obtain high levels of year-round comfort while achieving important energy savings. The latest Low E glasses deliver the ideal balance between solar control and high visibility.

By filtering out 99% of UV rays, our hurricane impact resistant windows can shield your furniture, carpet, artwork and window treatments from the effects of fading caused by the sun. We also offer a variety of high-performance glass options that feature tints and Low-E coatings that help reduce solar heat gain, increase comfort and help you better manage energy costs. Energy Star rated hurricane impact resistant windows and doors have been proven to reduce energy consumption by up to 40%.

Hurricane impact resistant offer optimum noise reduction

The laminated glass in hurricane impact resistant windows and doors also provide excellent sound reduction properties. The use of laminated instead of annealed glass can result in an additional noise reduction of approximately 30% for a standard mixture of aircraft, railroad and vehicular traffic noise. The installation of hurricane impact resistant windows and doors can help to reduce the effect of outside noise by up to 50%. Impact windows and doors can help make your home a more tranquil environment. This is especially beneficial in areas with heavy traffic or airport noise. In fact, the same type of glass is often used in airports and recording studios to significantly reduce ambient noise.

Hurricane impact resistant windows offer increased security

Additionally, breaking a window is the most common means of entry for an intruder. With hurricane impact resistant windows the same strong protection that guards against hurricane damage also deters intruders.

Many insurance companies recognize the protection that hurricane impact resistant windows and doors provide and offer discounts on premiums. In order to obtain the discounts or credits, all the openings in the home must be protected. Homeowners with questions should contact their insurance agents to make sure they are receiving proper credit for any steps taken to strengthen their home.

We want you to experience the High End difference for yourself. We invite you to visit us at our state-of-the-art showroom. Give us a call at (954)782-7100 or fill out the online contact form on our website. We are located at 1472 South Dixie Highway E Pompano Beach, FL 33060. You will be able to view our wide assortment of hurricane impact resistant windows and patio doors. Our knowledgeable staff can provide you with information and suggestions to help you learn more about our products and how they can benefit your North Palm Beach home.

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