Impact Windows St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg impact windows are a great choice when considering safety in Florida. Impact windows are hurricane resistant because they have been tested to withstand hurricane force winds and rain. Hurricane resistant windows and impact rated windows must withstand the impact of an 8 foot 2 x 4 being fired out of an air cannon at 50 feet per second. The window must take the impact without failing.
Impact resistant windows are comprised of impact resistant glass that is encased in a secured, heavy-duty frame. The frame is fastened and secured to the interior window header and frame.
Impact resistant windows are able to pass these tests because both the glass and the frame are incredibly strong. Hurricane resistant windows and impact resistant windows from Practical Windows and doors uses triple pane glass that is embedded with a clear layer of poly vinyl and butyl rubber that reinforces the glass much like the glass in a windshield.
Impact rated windows are comprised of laminated glass which is made up of 2 sheets of glass with an inner shatter-proof membrane. This membrane holds the glass firmly together within the frame and protects your windows. Impact windows from Practical Windows and Doors protects against storms, intruders, heat and cold, noise, harmful UV rays and energy waste.
Impact rated windows and hurricane resistant windows generate an outstanding return on your investment by reducing home owner's insurance premiums while providing comfort, security and peace of mind. Impact windows come in many styles, colors and sizes.
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