Hurricane Management Group provides Impact Window and Door & Skylights installation and replacement to improve the protection, security and property value of a residential or commercial high-rise building near Plantation in Broward County and throughout South Florida.
We can assist you with the design and installation of your hurricane management project to help achieve your goals. We make the entire process as effective and professional as possible, and provide you with options so that you can make the best informed decision possible. Also, we have built strong professional relationships with windows, doors, and shutters manufacturers.
Ask us about: Broward County Windstorm Insurance Mitigation Credits: Opening Protection
Hurricane High Impact Doors
Types of Hurricane High Impact Doors
– Entry Doors
– Exterior Doors
– French Doors
– Front Doors
– Garage Doors
– Glass Doors
– Patio Doors
– Sliding Glass Doors
– Traffic Doors
When choosing a replacement hurricane entry or patio door, you have more than a few options and prices to choose from. First and foremost, it’s always important to have a budget in mind when going into a project like this as materials tend to vary. Hurricane impact doors can range from your standard $300-400 steel solid core models sold at Home Depot to the high-end semi and fully custom wood doors as much as $25,000. There are a number of quality reasonably priced options in between.
Materials To Choose From:
Material costs increase in the order listed above with wood doors being your most expensive and a steel door being the lowest. For the majority of South Florida homes, either a fiberglass or aluminum door would make the most sense, which offer the most value.
In most cases, the cost of the door does not include a lock, or even hinges. These are all custom options. Hurricane Management Group suggests a 3-point locking system for any entry door. This offers the highest level of security and strength.
Impact doors can come in nearly any color. There are exceptionally nice options for both fiberglass and aluminum doors that give your entry the wood appearance you may be looking for at a reduced cost.
Glass or No Glass:
This is a great question. USUALLY, the more glass in an entry door generally means higher costs. This is not true. There are some great cost effective options using either steel, fiberglass or aluminum.
Hurricane High Impact Windows
What is Impact Glass:
Impact glass is also called monolithic or laminated glass. What impact glass offers is increased strength and rigidity after breakage from impact compared to your standard window or even tempered or heat strengthened glass. This glass is comprised of two pieces of heat strengthened glass with a thin plastic inner layer mounted in a super strong frame much like your windshield is made in your car only much thicker and much stronger. Insulated impact glass is actually three pieces of glass in a single frame. It has the standard two pieces of glass filled with a plastic inner layer but it also has about a 1/4″-1/2″ void between it and a third piece of heat strengthened glass that is usually filled with Argon Gas.
Standard Impact Glass Insulated Impact Glass
Impact Glass Provides:
– Storm protection
– 24/7 security Noise reduction
– Climate control
– Energy efficiency
Following the devastation of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, South Florida officials adopted the first mandatory glazing impact standards in the United States. In order for skylights, windows or glass doors to be installed in these “Wind-Borne Debris Area” zones, they must meet the stringent impact test requirement provisions. Those in affected areas should consider code-compliant skylights for more than just safety. They can be a cost-effective choice for bringing better natural lighting and additional ventilation into buildings, particularly where building codes may limit the use of traditional windows. Impact skylights designed to meet the latest building code requirements in all areas are readily available.
Impact Windows, Doors and Skylights Services
We have built strong professional relationships with windows, doors, skylights and shutters manufacturers. This allows us to provide quality products at lower prices than our competition.
We can help you minimize damage related to hurricanes by the installation of:
• Hurricane Impact Windows and Doors
• Hurricane High Impact Skylights
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Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida. As of the 2010 United States Census the population was 84,955. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 5,546,635 people at the 2010 census. The city’s name comes from the prior owner of the land, the Everglades Plantation Company. The official motto of Plantation FL is “The Grass is Greener.” Plantation suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Wilma on October 24, 2005. Plantation City Hall was the backdrop for part of the film, There’s Something About Mary. Mary’s childhood home was filmed a few miles from City Hall. Plantation Golf Course, now closed, was the site of the famous Caddyshack pool scene.
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1838 – Battle of Pine Island Ridge – part of the seven-year Seminole War.
1906 – Captain Walter Holloway unsuccessfully attempts to drain the Everglades for farming; major canal runs north-south through Plantation.
1911 – Sewell Locks, first wooden locks in the state, are built on the New River Canal next to Florida State Road 84.
1941 – Frederick C. Peters purchases 10,000 acres (4,000 ha) for $25 per acre; land had been owned by the Everglades Plantation Company (origin of the city’s name); Broward Boulevard is a two-lane road.
1947 – First homes built by Chauncey Clark; property valued at $200 an acre; two hurricanes completely flood the area.
1948 – 12 homes in the area; population reaches 36.
1949 – Plantation Women’s Club founded; Plantation Homeowners organization founded by Dr. Abram Hoffman; 40 homes in the area.
1950 – Population reaches 200; Plantation Golf Club built.
1953 – Ellsworth D. Gage appointed first Mayor on April 30; Plantation incorporated as a city; first City Council meeting on May 11; Broward Boulevard grows to a four-lane street; population reaches 475.
1955 – S. Robinson Estey elected Mayor. He had previously been Deputy Sheriff; Plantation Police Dept. organized.
1957 – First industrial plant in Plantation – Airpax Products, Co. on Sunrise Blvd; City of Plantation Volunteer Fire Dept.
1958 – Population reaches 1,600.
1959 – James Ward Jr. elected Mayor. First school, Berenice T. Peters Elementary School, dedicated.
1961 – The Plantation Library is founded with Mrs. Helen B. Hoffman as chairwoman.
1962 – Edwin Deicke donates $100,000 for the expansion and renovation of Hoffman Building, later renamed the Deicke Auditorium; Chamber of Commerce founded.
1963 – Community Center, designed by Russell Pancoast, built and dedicated on city’s tenth anniversary.
1965 – Population reaches 6,500.
1969 – Motorola opens facility in Plantation.
1970 – Gulfstream Land and Development Company purchases 5,400 acres (2,200 ha) for Jacaranda community development; population reaches 23,000.
1973 – Plantation City Hall opens and Deicke Auditorium dedicated.
1974 – Plantation Historical Society founded by Genevieve Veltri, Dorothy O’Hare, Lois Brickhouse, and Marilyn King.
1975 – Frank Veltri elected Mayor for first time; American Express moves Southern Region Operations Center to Plantation. Population 40,200, budget $4,229,569.
1978 – Broward Mall opens (1 million square ft).
1980 – The Plantation Historical Museum is founded; population 48,653.
1981 – Plantation Library is renamed the Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library.
1982 – The population reaches 50,000; city budget reaches $12 million.
1985 – Plantation Historical Museum built.
1988 – Fountains Shopping Mall opens (450,000 sq ft); Fashion Mall at Plantation opens (660,000 sq ft).
1990 – The population reaches 65,000; city budget reaches $64 million; Central Park Elementary School opens.
1991 – Hartford’s Cornerstone, Phase 1 opens.
1993 – Kemper National Services opens operations in Plantation.
1994 – Population reaches more than 73,500.
1996 – Olympic Torch Run weaves through Plantation.
1997 – Population reaches 78,000; city budget is in excess of $80 million.
1999 – Rae Carole Armstrong elected as Mayor of Plantation; 11,500-square-foot (1,070 m2) Volunteer Park Community Center dedicated.
2000 – Population 84,500 and 55 diverse cultures; Presidential election delayed; Plantation Elementary moves to new school site; ground broken for Jim Ward Community Center.
2001 – Ground broken for Happy Tails Dog Park; Multicultural Garden opens in Park East. Community Bus Service in operation.
2002 – Jim Ward 16,000 sq ft (1,500 m2) Community Center opens; Jack Carter Harmony Park dedicated; Happy Tails Dog Park dedicated.
2005 – Hurricane Wilma hits Plantation causing significant damage.
2008 – Plantation named one of the nation’s 100 Best Communities for Young People by America’s Promise Alliance.
Hurricane Wilma was the most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. Wilma was the fourth Category 5 hurricane and second-most destructive hurricane of the record-breaking 2005 season. Formed in the Caribbean Sea near Jamaica on October 15. Wilma continued intensifying, and eventually became a hurricane on October 18. Shortly thereafter, extreme intensification occurred, and in only 24 hours, Wilma became a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 185 mph (295 km/h). Hurricane Wilma made landfall in Cape Romano, Florida with winds of 120 mph (190 km/h). Hurricane Wilma made several landfalls, with the most destructive effects felt in the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, Cuba, and the US state of Florida. At least 62 deaths were reported, and damage is estimated at $29.1 billion (2005 USD), $20.6 billion (2005 USD) of which occurred in the United States. As a result, Hurricane Wilma is ranked among the top five most costly hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic and the fifth costliest storm in United States history.
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Plantation Impact Windows and Doors, Skylights