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Impact Glass

Your home is always protected

Impact glass is basically two pieces of glass, laminated together with a special invisible interlayer. The glass not only resists breakage but helps in reducing noise and aids heating and cooling costs due to its thicker and laminated design. Impact glass does break, but it’s use of the middle interlayer, which is made of a polyvinyl material and is strong and flexible, is designed to resist air penetrating the building even though the glass may shatter. Some builders offer impact glass as an option.

Advantages:

· Invisible, home is always protected, no need to deploy shutters when storm approaches, always light

Disadvantages:

· Expensive

· glass WILL break if object strikes it and the repair and/or replacement cost can be high

· repair or replacement can be weeks not days as this type of glass is tailor made for each window

 
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