PGT Hurricane Protection

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

WinGuard Impact-Resistant Windows

Hurricane protection is just the beginning for PGT Windows.  With over two million units installed and no reported impact failures, WinGuard Impact-Resistant Windows from PGT meet the most stringent code requirements for hurricane-force winds and flying debris.  

But WinGuard does so much more for your home, your family and your belongings.  These custom windows help provide year-round security against thieves and intruders, dramatically reduce outdoor noise and filter out 99% of the UV light that enters your home and causes fading.  When combined with PGT insulating glass you have energy efficient windows that can significantly reduce cooling and heating costs.  


More Than Just Hurricane Protection.

PGT’s complete line of WinGuard Impact-Resistant Windows  is engineered to meet hurricanes head on.  What does this mean to you and your home?  WinGuard can withstand impacts from flying debris, followed by hurricane-force winds and the glass will still remain in its frame.  It’s effortless hurricane protection for your home.

But it’s more than just hurricane protection.  WinGuard offers the most complete line of residential impact-resistant windows and doors.  This means you can purchase all of your product needs under one brand and maintain the integrity of the design.  WinGuard also reduces noise, fading caused by sun exposure, energy costs and helps provide year-round security against thieves and intruders.

Like Sunscreen for Your Home.

By filtering out 99% of UV rays, WinGuard helps shield your furniture, carpet, artwork and window treatments from the effects of fading caused by the sun.  We also offer a variety of high-performance glass options that feature tints and
Low-E coatings that help reduce solar heat gain, increase comfort and help you better manage energy costs. 

Under the Energy Tax Incentive Act of 2005, homeowners that purchase Energy Star windows and doors may be eligible to receive a tax credit.

Safe and Sound.

The laminated glass in PGT WinGuard Impact-Resistant Windows and Doors absorbs sound rather than transmitting it, which helps to keep the world and its disruptions outside where they belong.  In fact, the same type of glass is often used in airports and recording studios to significantly reduce ambient noise.  The use of laminated instead of annealed
glass can result in an additional perceived loudness reduction of approximately 30% for a standard mixture of aircraft, railroad and vehicular traffic noise. 

Protection Beyond Mother Nature.

Breaking a window is the most common means of entry for an intruder.  But with WinGuard, the same effortless protection that guards against hurricane damage also deters intruders.  While normal windows shatter easily upon
contact, the durability of WinGuard keeps windows in one piece.  Whether it be a major storm or an attempted break in, WinGuard helps keep you, your family and your home safe 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Nicole 10/11/2011

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