Living in South Florida, you become accustomed to a lot of strange weather. From the constant heat and humidity to the threat of hurricanes and tropical storms. Every year, Florida homeowners prepare themselves for the oncoming storms. This includes powerful winds, torrential downpours, floods, and power outages.
But many people wonder when does hurricane season start exactly? And more importantly, what is the best way to prepare.
When Does Hurricane Season Start
Every June 1st, Hurricane Season officially starts and runs until November 30th. This extended period of time is what we call the “Hurricane Season”. A period in which tropical storms form in the Atlantic Ocean.
Forecasters are predicting this 2019 Hurricane Season to be close to normal. Meaning twelve to fourteen storms will most likely develop. And of those storms, roughly five to seven will become hurricanes. Only two to four are predicted to be major hurricanes.
Here is a list of the Official Hurricane Names this 2019 Hurricane Season provided by the National Hurricane Center:
How Best To Prepare Your Home This Hurricane Season
The majority of these storms fall within the official Hurricane Season window. However, a tropical storm or hurricane can form any time of the year. Luckily, there are steps each South Florida homeowner can take to ensure the safety of their property. Especially before the hurricane season begins.
One of the best places to start is the Windows. With the amount of debris being thrown around, ensure your home is shielded from storm projectiles.
Hurricane Impact Resistant Windows
Installing impact windows is one of the best decisions to ensure the safety of your home. Impact windows are designed to withstand the strongest tropical storm winds.
At SIW Windows & Doors, we offer a line of Impact Resistant Windows that includes:
- Single Hungs
- Architectural Windows
Our Hurricane Impact Windows meet the highest impact standards. We serve all of South Florida including Miami, Palm Beach, and Broward County.
Glass Garage Doors
At SIW, our Glass Garage Doors transform your home. It gives your home a clean, modern look while ensuring reliable storm protection.
Our Glass Garage Doors are made with Impact Glass and solid aluminum panels. This is an ideal option for:
- Commercial Buildings
- Interior Office Spaces
Enhance your home’s storm defense system with glass garage doors that withstand the impact of debris.
Impact Pivot Doors
SIW offers the ONLY exterior Hurricane Resistant Pivoting Doors in the industry. Our Impact Pivot Doors meet and exceed all Miami Dade and Florida Building Codes. They are an ideal choice for:
- Modern & Contemporary Homes
- Commercial Store Fronts
- Car Dealerships
Impact Pivot Doors not only provide hurricane impact resistance. They provide smooth and quiet operation for nay tranquil environment.
Sliding Glass Doors
When it comes Sliding Glass Doors, ours a built tough to resist the strongest winds. The Series KM 600 Impact Sliding Glass Doors are made of:
- Heavy Duty Extruded Aluminum
- Continuous Weather Stripping
- Tandem Roller System
- 9/16″ Dupont Sentry Glass
Our Sliding Glass Doors exceed the most stringent code requirements in Miami-Dade. They are designed to maximize the view while never compromising strength and performance.
SIW Windows & Doors take the utmost pride in ensuring the safety for four family and home. As a South Florida resident, you are forced to deal with harsh weather conditions. Form humid heat to devastating hurricanes. Therefore, be prepared this hurricane season with the most effective method for protecting your home. Hurricane protection that is reliable and affordable.
Gone are days off having to board up your home. No longer waste time putting up and taking down heavy shutters. With SIW’s Impact Windows and Doors, your home will stay protected all year.