Putting The Win In Windows

Everyone knows there is more to a window than panes and glass. A natural conduit for light to enter a space, a window can oftentimes become the focal point of a room. Using the natural light to your advantage leaves affords hundreds of options for you to take that light and make it your own….

Winter Is Coming…

With winter fast approaching, there are several steps you can take to protect your home against the ravages of the season. If you’re watching the weather along with your wallet, these tips will keep you warm while the outside freezes over. Weather Stripping: Worn weather stripping can act as the pivotal crack in your home’s…

How to Maintain Your Generator

Winter is coming, and precious power is all that stands between you and the winter cold. When the snow starts to fall, and those delicate power lines start to carry the weight of the seasons, what will you do when the cables give out? It’s not uncommon for power to go out during a heavy…

Five Biggest Blizzards

You cannot measure the destructive force of a snowstorm in inches of powder. Though piles of snow are sure to get attention regardless of where they fall, oftentimes it’s the storms that settle over urban areas, or that mesh with other weather patterns that bring about those apocalyptic visions of swirling white. Below are the five…

Winter Weather Checklist

With the upcoming winter season upon us, there is always more to do to defend yourself from the swirling winds and bitter cold. There are key items, important to any household, that must be accounted for and stocked before the heaviest snow starts to fall. Because when the weather starts to be frightful, wholesalers are…

The Most Powerful Hurricanes

There are few forces of nature as furious as a hurricane. The largest storm system ever, hurricanes are so large, few know their iconic spin is created by the slow rotation of the planet. Classified by the power of their wind, the strongest hurricanes can clock speeds of over 150 miles-per-hour. The untold destruction hurricanes…

The 5 Categories of Hurricanes & What to Expect

The Saffir-Simpson scale for categorizing hurricanes by wind strength was developed in 1971 by Robert Simpson, a meteorologist, and Herbert Saffir, a civil engineer. Simpson and Saffir recognized the need for a better system through which to communicate the magnitude of impending storms to the public, and their solution was to sort hurricanes into 5 categories based on…

3 Types of Damaging Winds to Watch Out For

An under-discussed aspect of extreme weather events is the severe damage that accompanying storm winds can cause to both your land and your property. At a high enough speed, wind can uproot trees, destroy mobile homes and even rip the rooftops off of structures. The following are 3 specific kinds of damaging winds that you…

The Dangers of Lightning: What You Need to Know

While we mostly focus on larger weather events, like hurricanes, on this blog, this month we thought it was important to discuss how to be prepared for another dangerous kind of weather event that happens much more frequently: the Thunderstorm. Thunderstorms can occur in isolation, as clusters or in lines. They are typified by a…

The 3 Most Hurricane-Prone Cities in Florida

Residents of Florida are drawn here because of our state’s picturesque landscape, close proximity to the water and temperate climate. And while living in a tropical paradise is enjoyable most of the time, one thing that Florida residents do have to worry about is hurricanes, which can cause terrible damage to properties that have not…

The Sad Story of The Galveston Hurricane of 1900

We’ve spoken before on this blog about the unpredictable danger of hurricane storm surges. The best demonstration of the scale of destruction these surges can cause can be found in the story of the most deadly recorded hurricane in American history, The Galveston Hurricane of 1900. In 1900, the city of Galveston, Texas, which sits on an…

What Hurricanes Were Like in Prehistoric Times

There are two specific conditions that must both be met in order for a hurricane to form. First, there must be “a weather disturbance, such as a thunderstorm, that pulls in warm surface air from all directions.” Second, there must be “water at the ocean’s surface that is at least 80° Fahrenheit (27° Celsius).” Based…

The Wrath of Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina is the third deadliest hurricane in US history, and the most costly. With the benefit of hindsight, it’s clear that the states of Louisiana and Mississippi, which bore the biggest brunt of the storm’s wrath, were inadequately prepared for such a large-scale weather event. So what, exactly, happened on August 29th, 2005, the…

Record US Hurricane Drought Could End Any Minute

Right now in the USA, we’re in the middle of multiple different droughts in landfalling hurricanes. That means that statistically, we should be due for a major storm soon – and with more coastal development having cropped up in the United States than ever before, a weather event like that could spell out a major…

Havoc in South Florida: The Great Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928

Florida’s location on a coastal peninsula has always made it vulnerable to hurricanes that blow in from the Caribbean. As a point of reference for how bad a Floridian storm can be, people often compare storms to 1992’s Hurricane Andrew, which killed 61 people and caused $26 billion of destruction. Few can recall the far…

The End of Our Lucky Streak: Hurricane Hermine Hits Florida

While Hurricane Hermine blew back out to sea earlier than anticipated earlier this month, causing damage to fewer coastal states than predicted, Florida did not escape unscathed. Finally, after 11 long years without being directly hit by a hurricane, Hermine came along and ended our lucky streak, especially in smaller coastal communities close to the Gulf, especially…

Aesthetics

The windows provided by Paradise Exteriors both from Soft-Lite, Armor Max Plus and CWS, Custom Windows Systems, come in a variety of colors ranging from Soft-White to Beige vinyl for interior colors.  For exterior color coating finishes, they will use any color to match your home. CWS shows different frame options, different grid thickness and…

Vinyl and Design Benefits

CWS, Custom Window Systems, has a line that is specifically constructed for hurricane impact zones in Florida.  This line is called WindPact Plus.  The WindPact Plus series have all the newest advances in technology and engineering. First of all, the windows are Vinyl, which provide extra performance in the heat and humidity of weather in…

High Technology

Did you know of the different varieties of glass that are possible for your window with different types of technology? The glass of Windpact Plus, a specific type of Custom Window Systems, provided by Paradise Exteriors, has low emissivity.  Low emissivity in glass reflects heat back to its source.  Not only are these windows designed…

Sliding Patio Doors

Custom Window WindPact Plus Vinyl Sliding Glass Doors are designed to tolerate high-impact and are high-performing.  The frames create a positive seal to keep out harsh elements and are extremely durable and tolerant of strong weather.  The two different types of patio doors that are available now are the 8900 Sliding Glass Door and the…

Soft-Lite Strength

We’ve spoken a lot about windows from Custom Window Systems, touching upon the technology, the design and aesthetics.  In addition to Custom Window Systems, Paradise Exteriors also offers windows from another provider, Soft-Lite, which offers top notch products. Our particular preference of Soft-Lite windows is the 5400 Armor Max Plus Impact Window.  It is their…

Vinyl Windows

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Vinyl Windows

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Hurricane Impact Windows

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Paradise Platinum Protection Windows Series

Paradise Exteriors is offering a brand new styled window called the Paradise Platinum Protection Series.  The windows come in different styles to fit in with your home style.  The most popular style is the Double Hung, featuring two operating sashes.  The Double Hung provides beauty and functionality.  The Slider window is similar to a horizontal…

Paradise Platinum Protection Windows Series, Part 2

Continuing from last month’s post about Paradise Platinum Protection Series Windows… our windows are also available in specialty shapes depending on what best suits your home.  We can create the window into almost any shape you can imagine such as circles, half-circles, pentagons, hexagons, octagons and more.   Don’t feel limited with the double hung, slider,…

National Window Safety Week

Believe it or not, National Window Safety Week is a real thing. This year it is observed April 5-11. Every year, about eight children under the age of five die from falling out a window. And over 3,300 are injured seriously enough to need to visit the hospital.  This is a huge number!! Clearly, parents…

Awnings to Protect Your Windows

With springtime just around the corner, warm weather is a welcomed friend. Still, it can be easy to take for granted the small things that help us appreciate the beauty. Many don’t realize the importance of awnings on a house, and the many different considerations to take into account when arranging what kind of awning…

Energy Efficent Windows

Why is Energy Star taking over the market? The Energy Star Program is a huge market boom in the residential market adding a greener aspect to homes and decor. Energy Star has sold more than 80 percent of windows today, most cannot doubt the success of energy star in today’s energy efficient society. As of…

The Case for Storm Shutters

When hurricane-proofing your home, it’s important to make sure that you’re adequately preparing for all of the different ways that your house could get damaged in a storm. In addition to buying and installing hurricane-proof windows, or if doing so is not an option for you, it is a good idea to look into installing…

3 Lesser-Known Benefits of Hurricane-Proof Windows

Most homeowners know that it’s extremely important to install hurricane-proof windows in houses that are located in regions prone to extreme weather events. Hurricane-proof windows protect house interiors from the damage that can be incurred during bad storms by keeping water and debris out, even in winds that are high enough to classify the storm…

How to Clean Hurricane-Resistant Windows

So you’ve finally installed hurricane-resistant windows in your house. Now, you can stop worrying about incurring internal, weather-related damage to your property – but how do you go about cleaning this special type of hurricane-resistant glass? The second very important piece of advice we have for cleaning hurricane-resistant windows is that this process should never…

3 Inexpensive Ways to Hurricane-Proof Your Home

If you live in an area that is prone to extreme weather events, you likely spend a good amount of time worrying about what damage might happen to your house if it is hit by a hurricane. While impact windows and doors are unquestionably the best investment you can make when it comes to hurricane-proofing…

Building a Hurricane-Proof House? Here’s Some Advice.

Most of the time on this blog, we discuss ways to protect a house that has already been built from extreme weather events. For most of us, the strategies we use to increase our home’s stability are based on the premise of having to work with what you’ve got. However, more and more people are…

Why You Should Insure Your Home Against Flooding

If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know that there are many precautions that you can take to make sure that your house is protected in case of a major weather event like a hurricane. What many people don’t know, however, is that aside from the wind damage that a hurricane can cause,…

3 Ways to Weatherproof Your Balconies

Although balconies are often overlooked when it comes to weatherproofing a property, water pooling in these areas of a house can cause substantial internal water damage to the structure if the correct measures haven’t been taken to prevent this from happening. The following are a few different ways you can go about making sure that…

Therma-Tru Door Collections

Therma-Tru, the leader in the fiberglass door industry, in which Paradise Exteriors is a direct dealer, offers a plethora of different styles for entry doors.  The entry door, the front door to a home can be a big statement.  It’s the entry-way into a house, setting the tone for the rest of the home.  The…

More Therma-Tru Styles

As mentioned previously, Paradise Exteriors are direct dealers of their products and the doors they use are from Therma-tru. Therma-tru offers 10 different styles of fiberglass entry doors. Last month we mentioned the Classic-Craft American Style and Classic Craft Rustic. The Classic-Craft Mahogany entry doors are a little more elegant and have a look of…

Classic-Craft Canvas Collection

Classic-Craft Canvas are the new, hot, in-style entrances offered by Therma-Tru, which Paradise Exteriors will install for you.   The Classic-Craft Canvas Collection is the first premium, smooth fiberglass door to carry the Therma-Tru brand name.  The brand for the design is beauty, smoothness, and ease of adapting to a home.  The doors feature wide center…

Fiber Classic Entry Doors

Moving past the six different Classic-Craft style of Therma-Tru entry doors, there are two different types of Fiber Classic entry doors: Mahogany and Oak. The Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection is a timeless style. Mahogany has a darker, richer looks in the wood. The dark grain creates a cohesive exteriors look. There are two door heights to…

Smooth-Star and Fire-Rated

The Smooth-Star entry door is the only one in it’s collection, offering a door with a little more depth to it.  This door is stylish, and made of rugged compression-molded fiberglass with details panels.  The design creates beautiful shadows on the doors surface.  It resists dents from average, day-to-day traffic and will never rust or…

Door Portfolio

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Therma-Tru Doors

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How to Hire a Heating and Cooling Contractor

We’re going to take a break from doors and provide some helpful tips to hire a heating and cooling contractor: Study: Find out the license and insurance requirements for contractors in your state.  Prior to calling a contractor, understand the model of your current system and its maintenance history.  Make note of any uncomfortable rooms…

Fiberglass Product Reliability and Durability

Fiberglass windows and doors are typically assembled in factories that utilize chemically-welded or bonded assemblies. These types of assemblies provide a high degree of quality, reliability and consistency. Fiberglass and heat: Have you ever worn a black shirt on a summer day and literally felt the heat? Dark colors absorb heat. Prolonged heat buildup can…

Exterior Color Contest 2015

An Exteriors Color Contest called “Shake It Up” started April 1 and lasts through April 24.  The Contest is sponsored by DaVinci Roofscapes. Three finalists will be chosen and each will receive a rendering of the outside of their home demonstrating what it would look like if enhanced with color from products made by DaVinci,…

Storm Recap: Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley was a week-long category 4 hurricane, and the second great storm to ravage the Florida coast in 2004. At its peak its winds reached a top speed of 150 miles per hour (or 240 km/h) making it one of the strongest storms to hit the southern coast in the last twenty years. In…

Top 5 Famous Doors in Cinema

Some doors are instantly recognizable for various reasons weather its the door of your first house or 10 downing street regardless a door can stir up different memories, emotions and thoughts – much like our favorite movies. Here’s a list of the Top 5 Famous Doors in Cinema that have been viewed by millions of…

Housing Our Veterans

Though we here at Paradise Exteriors work hard to keep out the worst Mother Nature can throw at us, sometimes there is call to open our doors to those in need. Those who, at one point, were willing to risk everything to be sure we were safe. After a rousing speech last week, Michelle Obama…

Study Shows That Extreme Weather Causes More Asthma Attacks

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health has shown that Weather Causes More Asthma Attacks and can lead to an increased number of hospitalizations for asthma in the state of Maryland, lending further credence to the belief that houses in hurricane zones are not the only properties that might benefit from…

2 Reasons Why Impact Windows Are Safer Than Standard Glass Windows

As hurricane-proofing professionals, we often field questions from clients and prospective clients alike about how, exactly, hurricane impact windows differ from regular windows. We’ve put together a brief primer about the differences between these kinds of windows – so without further ado, here is the Paradise Exteriors list of the top 2 ways that they…

The Benefits of Impact Entry Doors

At Paradise Exteriors, LLC, we have a number of great products that can improve the appearance of your home’s exterior while also providing a number of other great benefits. One of the most popular products that our South Florida exterior contractors provide and install is the impact entry door. Our fiberglass entry doors are reinforced…

Reasons to Install Hurricane Windows in Boca Raton

Windows are supposedly the eyes of the home. They see everything from inclement weather to the warmth of the sun’s rays. They are designed to protect and insulate the home. Now Boca Raton hurricane windows are designed to protect from Florida hurricanes. Hurricanes bring in lots of wind and rain. It’s said that if you…

New Options In Replacement Windows Add Value To Your Home

  If you want to make your home more energy efficient and save on your heating and cooling bills, there are various choices in window replacements for homeowners.   Most of the energy loss in the home is through windows. Even if windows are fully sealed, the materials they are made from in the past…

Top 5 Benefits of Impact Patio Doors

If you have been toying with the idea of having South Florida impact patio doors installed then you are on the path to making a wise homeowner decision. Although the name indicates some of what these types of doors and windows do they still don’t give much of an idea of just how much they…

Hurricane Windows

Hurricane Windows Living in South Florida means knowing about hurricane windows. If your home is not already equipped with these windows then it is time to make an upgrade. Or it could be that the ones you have are outdated and you are in need of a hurricane preparedness makeover. Windows for hurricanes have changed…

Why You Should Install Boca Raton Hurricane Windows on Your Home

When it comes to different types of harsh weather, a hurricane is the easiest storm to outrun. Thanks to evolving technologies, you have a large amount of warning time, which allows you to prep and remove your family from the area. However, no matter how much warning time you are given, you will not be…

Classic Crafts Canvas Collection

Classic-Craft Canvas are the new, hot, in-style entrances offered by Therma-Tru, which Paradise Exteriors will install for you. The Classic-Craft Canvas Collection is the first premium, smooth fiberglass door to carry the Therma-Tru brand name. The brand for the design is beauty, smoothness, and ease of adapting to a home. The doors feature wide center…

Why Choose Boynton Beach Impact Windows Over Hurricane Shutters?

Shutters have long been used on homes to protect against burglary, storm debris, and water damage. But it may be more beneficial to use Boynton impact windows instead. Of course, some homeowners have gotten used to their hurricane shutters and will need some convincing before making the switch. It may turn out that you’d rather…

Boynton Beach Vinyl Replacement Windows

Vinyl windows are perhaps the most common of all types of Boynton Beach windows. There are many reasons why they are chosen by most households. But one of the most endearing traits that they have is that they are very cost effective. To know more about the other reasons why you should equip your house…

Checking Your Palm Beach Window Replacement

For some people (mostly home-improvement enthusiasts), the day of their Palm Beach window replacement is like Christmas. Since you have invested a good deal of time in research and money out of your pocket, you want to be sure that the contractor did a good job. After all, a window replacement will only save you…

Understanding Energy Efficiency in Palm Beach Replacement Windows

Window replacement for improved energy efficiency is one of the most popular remodeling projects undertaken by Palm Beach homeowners today. Replacing your windows could result in energy savings of 30 percent or more in Palm Beach. Your choices for Palm Beach replacement windows will consider the style of the window as well as the efficiency…

Reap the Rewards of Palm Beach Replacement Windows

Replacing your Palm Beach windows could bring huge benefits that far outweigh the cost of the windows and installation. Windows are one of the biggest factors in heat exchange between the inside of your home and the air outside. New Palm Beach windows that reduce the exchange of heat from the exterior to the interior…

Select Impact Windows and Doors in Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach Impact Windows are the perfect things that a person requires to keep his or her home safe from natural calamities like hurricane. Here information will be provided for the persons living in Florida. The people of Florida who want to opt for the Fort Lauderdale Impact Windows may be wondering about from where…

Why Should I Install Hurricane Windows in Boynton Beach?

Hurricanes have caused a lot of damage to properties since the dawn of time, hurricane windows were invented as a result of hurricane Andrew which affected south Florida in 1992. Hurricane windows in Boynton Beach are very useful ways of protecting your home from the powerful winds and flying objects. These can be installed when…

Boynton Beach Vinyl Replacement Windows: A New Way To Dress Up Your Home

There is a new trend in dressing up your home with the emergence of vinyl replacement windows that gives the same warmth and feel of conventional windows without the maintenance hassles. A whole range of options are available to you in these South Florida vinyl windows with different brands and manufacturers each have their own…

Promoting Pompano Beach Home Security with Intruder-Resistant Windows and Doors from Soft-Lite

We are committed to promoting home security with intruder-resistant windows and doors from Soft-Lite. Paradise Exteriors is working closely with Soft-Lite to help raise awareness about home crime prevention strategies, particularly around window and door security. Soft-Lite is the only window and door manufacturer in the country selected to partner with the National Crime Prevention…

Offering Palm Beach Energy-and Money-Saving, Green Seal™ Certified Windows From Soft-Lite

Five double-hung replacement window models made by its primary manufacturer, Soft-Lite Windows & Doors, have earned the prestigious Green Seal certification. Products earning Green Seal certification are recognized for saving energy compared to traditional windows and being more environmentally preferable because they’re manufactured using effective quality control practices. These Soft-Lite-manufactured products are the only vinyl…

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