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Can Impact Windows Help Lower My Power Bill?
Can Impact Windows Help Lower My Power Bill?

If you live in the greater Pensacola and Mobile areas, you probably already know why impact windows are important. You are aware of how many hurricanes and tropical storms hit our area year in and year out. You also know how impact windows stop projectiles from being launched into your home by a hurricane, tropical storm, or tornado. It also…

What Are The Benefits Of French Windows
What Are The Benefits Of French Windows?

French Windows have been around for over four hundred years as part of the French Neoclassical period in the 16th century, but they have been around for even longer in reality. The French took the idea from Roman antiquity during the First French and Italian War. So, you might say that French Windows are actually Roman Windows, but let’s not…

What Is A Patio Enclosure And Why Are They Popular?
What Is A Patio Enclosure And Why Are They Popular?

Maybe you’ve seen a patio enclosure on a neighbor’s house or have read about them online, but you still find yourself asking, “What is a patio enclosure, and why are they popular?” It may look as if it’s an extension on a home, and in a way, that’s what they are. To better understand, let’s first take a look at…

Why Are Hurricane Shutters Important?
Why Are Hurricane Shutters Important?

Why Are Hurricane Shutters Important? Trying to understand why hurricane shutters are important? The average wind speed for a tropical storm here along the coast is 73mph. Wind speeds are even higher for a hurricane, starting at 75mph for just a Category 1 storm. Builder grade windows are only able to sustain a maximum of 77mph wind speeds before cracking…

Why Are Double Doors Called French Doors?

French doors first appeared between the 16th and 17th centuries. And surprise, they originated in France. However, they weren’t labeled French Doors until many years later. Designed with glass panes that covered the doors, they provided a pleasing look that matched their existing window style while providing ample light.

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