How to get your storm glass windows up to code

The storm glass window is one of the most vulnerable parts of the home and windows that are not up to the high-tech specifications of the modern home can cause serious damage.

And the window that you install should be up to date and up to standard, according to the National Weather Service.

Here are the rules to install your storm window.


If you are installing a new storm window, do it as one piece.

If the storm window has been damaged or if it has fallen, you can fix it by replacing it. 2.

If a window that is not up-to-code is installed, make sure the window has a protective covering of at least 1 inch (25 mm) over the exposed glass and is made of an approved glass material.


If windows are in the home, replace them if they have been damaged.


Do not remove any insulation.


If your storm windows are installed outside, do not put them inside.

The glass inside the window is supposed to be waterproof and is not supposed to damage the windows.


Do the following to protect the glass when the weather is bad: Do not expose the window to direct sunlight, even if it is partially open.

Do a dry-clean before putting it on the wall.

Do no more than 10 days between water applications.

If using a waterproof window, place the window in a plastic bag and place the bag inside the door.

If an application for a water-proof window fails, replace the window and seal it. 7.

If there is an open window, remove it. 8.

If any window in the house is exposed to the elements, remove all windows.

If in a dry climate, do so in the winter and do not do it in the summer.


If wind is blowing in the windows, remove the storm windows.


If weather is severe or the wind is not blowing, put storm windows in a container and seal the window.