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Hurricane Season Starts Soon. Is Your Home or Business Protected?

hurricane seasonHurricane season begins on June 1 every year, but there’s never a better time to prepare for the high winds and heavy rains that hurricanes bring with them. In fact, you certainly don’t want to wait until the end of May to begin preparing for hurricanes! Both your home and your business need to be protected from these deadly storms.

Hurricanes can damage your home or business in a number of different ways. One of the most dangerous things a hurricane can do is shatter your windows. High winds can blow objects into windows or even shatter windows on their own. Many homeowners and business owners invest in expensive storm shutters or have hurricane windows installed. While these solutions may help, they’re also very costly. In fact, some people simply can’t afford them.

There is another solution that is just as protective, but much more budget-friendly: security window film.

What Is Security Window Film?

Security window film is a special type of laminate film that is installed on top of your windows. This film is very thin, so it doesn’t block your view in any way. However, it’s also incredibly strong and stable. It’s made from high quality polyester and is installed using strong, transparent adhesive. Most people won’t even realize there’s a film installed over your windows, especially if you have a professional install it for you.

How Does it Protect You, Your Family, or Your Customers?

When a hurricane throws something heavy at a window, nothing is really going to protect the glass. Even hurricane windows and heavy wooden shutters can buckle after repeated strong gusts of wind. When that happens, the glass is going to explode outward, sending shards of glass everywhere. Security window film is designed to stop this explosion of glass. It remains in place when the window shatters, preventing the glass from flying outward. This reduces the number of injuries from cuts or from glass getting in someone’s eye or imbedding itself in skin.

Security window film can be installed on windows of any shape or size. It can protect circular or uniquely shaped windows found on some older homes. It can also be installed on shops or restaurants that have large floor-to-ceiling windows at the front.

Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

If you live in an area that’s often hit with hurricanes, you have to be prepared. You don’t want your home or business damaged or, worse, completely destroyed by hurricanes. You also don’t want anyone to get injured from shattering glass. If you don’t have strong windows installed, contact Southeast Energy today to discuss how we can assist you.

We use security window films manufactured by Hanita Coatings, one of the leading names in the industry. Hanita Coatings is based out of Israel and has over 30 years of experience in creating security window films that protect homes and businesses, including businesses with many large windows.

There’s no better time than the present to make your home or business safer from hurricanes. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us for more information on security window films.

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