Category Archives: Hurricane Shutters

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In June 2012, a destructive wind storm roared into the Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland area after having already torn through a large portion of the Midwest. The storm, which left millions without power and caused hundreds of millions of … Continue reading »

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Global Warming Could Mean More Intense Hurricanes

According to a May 2012 Accuweather article, a warming climate could mean that there will be fewer, but more intense hurricanes overall per year. Kerry Emanuel, an Atmospheric Science professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, explained to Accuweather that warmer … Continue reading »

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Three Easy Ways to Improve Your Energy Efficiency With Storm Windows

In an increasingly eco-conscious world, homeowners are looking for newer ways to save on energy while decreasing their impact on the planet. Replacing older windows with impact resistant windows, adding storm windows or using window film can reduce the energy … Continue reading »

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Hurricane Shutters: An Imperfect Means of Protection

Are hurricane shutters enough to protect your home? Although Florida has enjoyed a series of quiet hurricane seasons in recent times, the memory of 2004, the year five storms made landfall on Florida shores, should encourage families to consider doing … Continue reading »

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What They Don’t Tell You About Hurricane Shutters…

Did you know that hurricane shutters are not meant to protect your home from the tremendous wind pressure creating by these storms?

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