The first thing you think of when you hear the term impact windows and doors is hurricanes, but there are many other benefits to having them installed in your home. The biggest advantage that comes to mind is not having to prepare for a storm. You do not need to spend time and energy putting up hurricane shutters. You can instead spend that time on other hurricane preparations like getting food, gas, and water.
As a homeowner, you will always be looking for ways to save money. One of those ways is through insurance discounts. Since impact windows and doors have many additional benefits, insurance companies will often take this into consideration. The way an insurance company looks at impact windows and doors is as an added layer of protection that is there year-round.
Utility bills are one of the biggest pains that homeowners deal with. It can be tedious and can quickly skyrocket. This is especially true during the summer months when the temperature is at an all-time high. Impact windows are highly insulated and have a tighter seal. This means that less is leaking out of your home and this, in turn, lowers your bills.
Since impact windows and doors provide protection from hurricanes and the debris they throw around, they can also be used to protect your home from any other hazards or danger. Penetrating the windows and doors can be nearly impossible as there are several layers of glass. So yes, even a burglar who has a crowbar will not be able to get into your home. There are some common areas that we are called upon to replace such as:
- Bedroom windows
- Sliding glass doors
- Picture windows
These areas are often the most vulnerable and require more protection.
Outside noise can be distracting and can interrupt a perfectly calm night. Impact windows and doors have the added benefit of helping with noise reduction. This is due to the extra thick layer of glass and the sealing construction. It also helps noise stay inside so if you are having a party, the neighbors will not be disturbed. You will also not be disturbed if the neighbors are having a get-together of their own. Everyone will have their own privacy without having to worry about being a bad neighbor.
Florida is known for its scorching sun and heat. This can often make your home ten times hotter and you may even get sunburnt while inside of your home. The good news is that impact windows and doors do provide some protection against the sun. homeowners often make the mistake of adding tints or films to their windows, when in reality an impact window may be the better option. You will protect yourself and your belongings from sun damage and hurricanes all at once.
Call ASP Windows and Doors for a Free Estimate
Impact windows and doors will completely replace your old windows and doors which means they need professional installation. There will be several elements that need to be replaced in order to implement your new impact fixtures. Call ASP Windows and Doors at 1-866-398-8933 today to schedule an appointment for a free estimate.