Florida Hurricane Windows: Design Pressure Ratings

Thursday, April 26, 2012
AW13June marks the beginning of a new hurricane season. Are you prepared? Design Pressure ratings for windows makes sure your custom windows will stand up high force winds.

FAS Windows & Doors has three processes in place to ensure the replacement windows you choose will keep your family safe in event of a hurricane. In most areas in Florida, the minimum DP rating for hurricane windows is 35, but it can be higher in high velocity hurricane zones.
  • Sales representatives carry laptops and use manufacturer specifications to verify proper DP ratings.
  • FAS Windows & Doors has a purchasing department to process all orders and double check the DP ratings by municipality for code requirements before the product is ordered.
  • FAS Windows & Doors uses permits on all jobs.
Permits are the final check by the county verifying the correct windows will be installed. If a permit is not used, the home owner will run the risk of having to replace the product in accordance to building codes at a future date.
 
Have more questions about DP ratings and permits? Our team is here to answer any questions you may have. Visit our Tampa or Orlando showroom , or call today to schedule a free, no-obligation home consultation.
 
 
 
Elizabeth Rissman 4/26/2012

Comments:

Response to: Florida Hurricane Windows: Design Pressure Ratings
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Martin Gage says:

It's always a risk to do small fixings even if the windows require much more than that.

Add your comments:

Items in bold indicate required information.




Latest Posts:

Archives:

Feeds:

rss

Other Sections


From Our Customers

I've checked with other people who used FAS and they had good experiences with them, so I got windows, doors, and sliding glass doors from them. I had lots of weird-sized entrances, like in an old house, and I was able to customize my order. It was great and very easy with the sales rep. He walked me through all the products and the cost and helped me figure out what makes sense. Then he checked in and made sure everything was going well. The installation team got the work done fast and were super neat. And the products I got are fantastic.
Review from March 18, 2017 , 09/24/2015
OUR 3 CAREFREE STEPS TO HAPPY HOMEOWNERS. Get Your Free Estimate.
OUR 3 CAREFREE STEPS TO HAPPY HOMEOWNERS
Step 1 Consultation: Meet with a skilled representative at you home to discuss your project. Get Your Free Estimate. Step 1 Consultation: Meet with a skilled representative at you home to discuss your project. Step 2 Production: Your custom order will be sent out with your exact mesurements. Get Your Free Estimate
 
Step 2 Production: Your custom order will be sent out with your exact mesurements. Get Your Free Estimate. Step 3 Installation: We take care of prep as well as clean up. Enjoy your new windows or doors. Get Your Free Estimate.
 
Get Your Free Estimate.
triple0 tab black spring 2019
triple0 spring 2019