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Archive for the ‘Hurricanes’ Category

Curb Appeal Updates to Improve Your Home’s Value

Curb Appeal Updates to Improve Your Home’s Value

October 1st, 2018 | Posted in Clopay, Energy Efficient, Garage Doors, Glass Garage Doors, Home Improvements, Hurricanes, Insulated

Could your home use an improvement to add a bit of curb appeal?  Even those of you that love your house and the overall style might feel it’s time to give it a fresh look and make it stand out a bit from the other houses on your street. One of the easiest and most…

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Hurricane Ready Garage Doors In Pompano Beach

Is Your Garage Door Ready for the Next Hurricane?

July 11th, 2018 | Posted in Hurricanes

South Florida residents are no strangers to frequent hurricanes. During a hurricane, garage doors serve a critical role in protecting your home against high winds and hurricanes. The loss of a garage door during a storm can lead to an uncontrolled buildup of internal pressure in your home, leading to roof and supporting wall blowouts….

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How to Prepare a Family Hurricane Plan

April 24th, 2018 | Posted in Clopay, Events, Garage Doors, How To, Hurricanes

We’re no strangers to hurricanes here in South Florida. Just this past hurricane season, Irma swung through the Caribbean and caused a substantial amount of damage in Florida and throughout the Southeast United States. Are you wondering how to prepare for a hurricane? Hurricane preparation is incredibly important to the safety of your home and…

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Do You Need a Door for a Property in the Islands?

September 12th, 2017 | Posted in Hurricanes

Export Garage Doors As Hurricane Irma inched her way across the Atlantic, the realization of just how dangerous and devastating she was going to be for the Caribbean, as well as for Florida, began to hit all of us. Hurricane Irma first made landfall on Antigua and Barbuda and then continued a weeklong rampage before…

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Advantages Of A Hurricane-Rated Garage Door In South Florida

Advantages of a Hurricane-Rated Garage Door

August 20th, 2017 | Posted in Garage Doors, Hurricanes

You’re probably thinking that the advantage of a hurricane-rated garage door is obvious: It can withstand a hurricane! While that is true, you’ll be pleased to learn there are several other advantages as well. Here at Broten Garage Door Sales, we’ve been serving customers in South Florida for more than 60 years and are the…

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How Reinforced Garage Doors Help Protect Your Home in High Winds

September 9th, 2014 | Posted in Garage Doors, Hurricanes

Even though it has been a quiet hurricane season it is still extremely important to make sure your home is properly protected in the event of a storm. Garage doors play a critical role in protecting your home, especially if you live in a hurricane prone region. If you do not have a tested, wind-rated…

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Knowledge is power during hurricane season!

July 6th, 2014 | Posted in Hurricanes

Hurricane season is here and there is no such thing as being too prepared.  Broten Garage Door Sales has been proactive in the testing of our products to ensure that they meet or surpass the stringent hurricane code requirements for our area of Broward, Dade and Palm Beach Counties. To help you and your family…

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Being prepared for a hurricane is your best bet

June 8th, 2014 | Posted in Hurricanes

Here we are more than a week into the official start of hurricane season.  Are you prepared? It’s a good idea to start getting prepared before the season starts..but what should you do? (besides making sure your garage door is hurricane rated) Experts agree that one of the best things to do is prepare a…

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How does your garage door protect you during high winds?

August 19th, 2013 | Posted in Hurricanes

Garage doors play a critical role in protecting your home, especially if you live in a hurricane prone region.  If you do not have a tested, wind-rated door, high winds can force it out of the opening, causing an uncontrolled buildup of internal pressure and ultimately a blowout of your home’s roof and supporting walls. The…

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Is your garage door ready for Chantal?

July 8th, 2013 | Posted in Garage Doors, Hurricanes

Tropical storm Chantal looks to be making its way through the Caribbean and is headed our way. Currently the storm has maximum sustained winds of 50mph. It is predicted to make landfall in Florida by Friday or Saturday. Hopefully Chantal will weaken and cause no more than some rain here this weekend! However, living in…

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