Hurricanes are one of the most destructive forces of nature that people have to deal with. They are slow-moving and pack a lot of destructive power. In the video, you will be introduced to storm surges, rain, and wind and how each can damage your home. You will also want to know some things about what to look for in hurricane proof windows that will help protect your home.
The biggest problem that comes with a hurricane is flying debris.
You will want to make sure that you protect your windows from being hit. A broken window is an open door for water and wind to enter the home and destroy everything it touches.
When covering your windows, ensure the wood cover is not OSB. Testing reveals that a flying object will pass right through. Plywood is the preferred choice for covering your windows because the layering of wood gives added strength to the widow.
Invest in hurricane windows. The hurricane window is made with a buffer encased between two pieces of glass. The difference between a regular window and a hurricane window is that a flying object cannot penetrate the glass.