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Emergencies and Your Windows: What Works?

Dealing with extreme weather conditions can be problematic especially for areas that are prone to storms, hail and tornados. Even more difficult is coping with emergencies such as wildfires and flash floods. In the past couple of weeks, Maryland experienced harsh weather conditions:

Severe storms brought hail and damaging winds through Maryland and much of the mid-Atlantic Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures reached 83 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and 84 degrees at the Inner Harbor by 2 p.m. With dew points in the upper 50s and lower 60s, there is plenty of moisture in the air, too.

A cold front passing through this afternoon is expected to bring storms as it meets the hot, moist air over the region. Severe storms were already cropping up in Central Pennsylvania about 2:30 p.m.

Being able to stay safe and comfortable in your home is very important to your sense of comfort, health and security. We should take measures to cope and guarantee the safety of our family as well as the condition of our home. There are smart options available and one is fortifying the exteriors with durable housing materials.

With our windows, for example, we ought to ensure that they are provided with a durable lock and an efficient release bar – should we need to escape during an emergency. Therefore, when getting the services of a professional contractor for replacement windows in Maryland, do not forget to ask about the safety features that you can incorporate to your windows – apart from your fancy for stylish blinds or an awning.

We at DryTECH Roofing and Home Solutions understand the difficulties a disaster can cause to residents. That is why with our service for window replacement in Maryland, we are committed to the practice of adopting time-tested installation techniques and installing durable and effective materials.

(Article Excerpt From Severe storms bring hail, tornado warnings across region, Baltimore Sun, May 22, 2014)