Frequently Asked Questions

How can I tell between Impact windows and Hurricane windows?

The pressure, size and make up of the glass will determine how strong the Impact windows are. For more info feel free to call us.

Can impact windows withstand Category 5?

Don't be fooled by other companies stating that their windows can stand category 5. While impact windows are designed to handle an incredible amount of damage – up to winds of 140 mph – the exact conditions outside during a Category 5 hurricane are impossible to predict. 

Which is better impact windows or shutters?

Your insurance premiums are reduced more by having hurricane impact windows; they are always protecting the home whereas shutters have to be installed or closed by the homeowner. Impact hurricane windows reduce your air conditioning energy consumption; hurricane shutters don't.

How much value do impact windows add to a home?

Installation of hurricane proof windows can actually give you an excellent return on your investment – between 75-85% – if you plan to sell or even refinance your home in the near future.

Should I remove window screens before Hurricane?

When a hurricane or strong storm is coming, remove your screen panels. The more you remove, the better.

Are windows replaced from inside or outside?

BOTH! In many cases, windows can be installed at least partially from the outside. However, every home is unique, and there may be some features of your home's window openings that require all or part of the replacement window installation process to occur inside.