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May 04, 2018

Do Hurricane Windows Provide Ultraviolet (UV) Protection?

Hurricane windows provide protection from Florida’s annual hurricane season, which rolls around every summer. However, you may not have known that hurricane windows also provide protection from the strong sunlight that we, in South Florida, experience year-round.


How Ultraviolet Rays Affect Your Home

South Floridians are exposed to some of strongest ultraviolet rays in the country, especially as we approach the summer season. These rays can not only cause a nasty sunburn at the beach, but they can also damage your eyes as 99% of ultraviolet radiation is absorbed through our eyes.

And that’s not all – ultraviolet radiation can also penetrate through the windows in your home, causing your interior items to fade and discolor. Exposure to ultraviolet rays affects everything from valuable furniture and flooring to irreplaceable artwork and photographs, causing their color to fade away and their quality to dwindle down.


How Hurricane Impact Windows Can Help

Hurricane Impact Windows provide superior ultraviolet protection for your home. In fact, hurricane impact windows block 99% of ultraviolet rays from penetrating your home. Equipping your home with hurricane impact windows supplies ultraviolet protection for you and your family from the harmful rays that all of us in the Sunshine State are exposed to on a daily basis.

Ultraviolet protection is not only critical for maintaining your health, but also in maintaining the health of your valuables. Although our year-round sunlight exposure can be damaging to your household items, hurricane impact windows can prevent UV rays from reaching inside your home, saving your home’s interior assets.

The discoloration and fading caused by exposure to ultraviolet rays significantly reduces your furniture’s lifespan, which can cost a pretty penny to replace. Not to mention the deterioration of timeless pieces like family photos, valuable heirlooms, and even your child’s first-grade art project hanging on the refrigerator door.

The Experience Your Home Deserves

The substantial ultraviolet protection that hurricane impact windows provide can keep your home and your family safe from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation. With over 30 years of experience in South Florida, Max Guard Hurricane Windows can install safe and long-lasting hurricane impact windows and doors on your home with convenience and ease.

Serving Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, and Broward County, Max Guard Hurricane Windows offers unparalleled American-made products and installation for South Florida homes and surrounding areas. Call us today at 561-926-9727 to get a free quote, or click here to visit our website!

Homeowners Are Thrilled With Our Award-Winning Solutions
They did a great job consulting and working with us on the design of our new hurricane door; and their installation team was quick, clean and courteous.
Sabrina Meyers
They did an excellent job and went the extra mile to ensure that the results were perfect.
Thomas Willis
Greg the salesman was honest and provided us with a ton of insight. The team was hard working and friendly and did an awesome job.
Michael Adams
Very impressed! Windows are so beautiful, couldn't be more satisfied. They do a great job communicating with their customers, highly recommend!
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Flexible Financing Solutions

At Max Guard, we make getting hurricane impact windows and doors on the market as affordable as possible. We offer flexible financing options and are proud to be an approved PACE lender, enabling us to provide low-cost, long-term funding for our energy-efficient products.

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