Impact Windows Clearwater
Need impact windows for your Clearwater home? Impact windows from Practical Windows and Doors is a great choice. Impact rated windows are the standard when it comes to safety from hurricanes and other storms in Florida. What makes impact windows hurricane resistant?
Impact resistant windows are tested to withstand hurricane force rain and winds. They can do this because they are must pass be able to withstand an impact from an 8 foot 2 x 4 that is fired out of an air cannon at rate of speed of 50 feet per second. The window must not be breached by this event.
Impact resistant windows are able to withstand this kind of impact because they use impact resistant glass this enclosed in a heavy-duty frame. The impact resistant frame is secured to the interior of the window by the header and the frame.
The glass and the frame of impact resistant windows are incredibly strong because the window is comprised of triple pane glass that is embedded in a clear layer of poly vinyl and butyl rubber. With the layer of poly vinyl and butyl rubber, the impact resistant window acts much like the glass in a car windshield.
Hurricane resistant windows are able to withstand such an impact because the window is made up of 2 sheets of reinforced glass with an inner, shatter-proof membrane. This inner membrane is made to hold the glass firmly together within the frame. Impact resistant windows are made to protect you and your home from hurricane force storms, noise, harmful UV rays, intruders and the heat and cold. They are also energy efficient.
Not only to hurricane resistant windows and impact rated windows protect your home, they give you a great return on your investment by reducing your home owner's insurance premiums every year. They provide you with comfort, security and real peace of mind. You will also find impact rated windows are very versatile due to the fact that they come in many different colors, styles and sizes for your needs.
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