In August, we’re in the thick of storm season in the south. Two years after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southwest Texas and three years after flooding in South Louisiana, the memories are still fresh of the devastation, leaving everyone a bit anxious when a storm develops in the Gulf. There’s only so much you can do to recover from the damage but what if there’s a way to be better prepared beforehand?

Protection With Hurricane Force Storm Windows

There’s no such thing as too much protection. Especially when it comes to protecting your home and your family. At Relief Windows, our Impact Force windows are built with safety in mind. Using three layers of materials, these windows are an inch thick, which is extremely dense for the industry, compared to a regular single pane window, which only comes out a 0.09 inch thick. This difference matters when you’re dealing with hurricane-strength winds and flying debris.

Impact windows consist of two outer layers of double strength glass and a middle layer of laminate that holds it all together. Even if the first layer breaks, the laminate holds and is able to take much more force before breaking open. 

Doors That Let People In And Keep Rain Out

With numerous textures, paint colors, stain finishes, and hand-made glass panels—the options are limitless with our doors. But being custom isn’t what makes our doors the best. It’s the durable materials that make up the doors that protect your home and withstand the test of time. Composite polyfiber frames that will not rot or splinter and resist damage from insects. With a fiberglass reinforced skin, insulated core, and hydroshield technology—you get the most from a door that provides the most protection.

Extra Protection Tips For The Smart Homeowner

If you’re new to the area or haven’t faced a storm in a while, then let’s have a refresher. A few more protective aspects wouldn’t hurt.

  • Have an evacuation plan. In case things go south fast, you want to have a plan B.
  • Use sandbags to ward off floodwaters. Stop water in its tracks before your house takes on water.
  • Install storm shutters. Better this than having to use plywood or losing your windows entirely.
  • Ensure you have no dangerous trees on your property. One of the biggest causes of storm damage is surrounding tree damage. 

At the end of the day, it’s better safe than sorry! Make sure you and your family are protected before we even get wind of a storm.

Get Yourself Prepared For The Oncoming Storms

There’s no time to waste! Being in the thick of storm season, a patch of bad rain can happen in the blink of an eye. If you happen to have any questions for us about our products, feel free to call us at 225-288-8138 or contact us online. Get your durable windows and doors from us today and breathe a sigh of Relief.