Today I want to write about one of the benefits that most consumers are not aware of when it comes to investing in impact windows.
Well, we all know that impact resistant windows were designed to keep us safe from hurricanes, as that was the main purpose or goal that window manufacturers had in mind while they were creating these hurricane proof windows and doors, but in addition to protecting consumers from natural disasters, these windows or doors can offer 24 hour security and protection from burglaries. When these types of windows are manufactured, they are created with a strong PVB inner layer, which is placed in between 2-3 panes of glass, this is done to hold the glass in place in the event it is ever struck by either flying debris or if someone tries to break it to your home or business, with let’s say a hammer. This inter-layer provides both a strong adhesive, as well as improves that optical clarity of the window.
For these windows to be considered hurricane resistant, they must undergo some type of missile testing to see how durable they may be and to be certified. In some test, they will shoot a piece of lumber at 34 miles per hour to see if it will penetrate the impact glass. When a window is certified to offer resistance against impact, then consumers will know that when they buy these window products, they will have a protective barrier from burglary, flying debris and high winds.
Impact glass that is laminated are not at all easy to break, so as a result, these storm tight windows make it difficult for both wind-borne debris and intruders to enter your home. If they are struck hard enough by a burglar, this will trigger your alarm system, but unlike standard residential windows, these won’t break, since they have a shatter proof design, which will allow either yourself or your alarm monitoring company to notify law enforcement of a possible break-in. Now keep in mind that depending on the storm windows that you choose, this will also determine how strong they are, normally the more expensive the window, the more durable they are. But regardless of which window system you decide on, none of them offer you 100% protection against burglaries, however, they will provide a significant challenge to anyone that is trying to gain unauthorized access to your home or office building by breaking your windows.
Give one of The Window Pros specialist a call today, so that you can learn about the additional benefits of investing in storm proof windows and to get a free no obligation estimate for your business or residential home.
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