Hurricane impact windows cracking

I've just installed new hurricane windows made by TRACO in my house. Two window panels cracked within 2 weeks after installation. One is the fix top panel and one is the mobile bottom panel. They just cracked by them selfs aparantely from inside outside temperature differential. Did this happened to anyone else ?. I'm in Boca Raton Florida. Please respond. Anyone.

Mark E Brune
Tue, 18/10/2016 - 11:41

Hi there, it sounds like your window is cracked due to thermal stress. Since this crack cannot be prevented but installing a glass which is thick enough and also resist temperature levels. You should better get your windows replaced by some good quality impact windows with the help of professionals like StormGuard Window and Door, Window Guys Florida, etc.

Jason South
Fri, 02/11/2018 - 13:15

Agreed, it is all about quality. We are always sad to hear these stories. 

A good company could rectify this issue, but for people that come across this post, take your time collecting estimates from reputable companies, and never make a decision based on the cheapest quote!

Wrights Impact Window & Door

Andy Chong
Mon, 11/01/2021 - 07:48

To prevent this happen again, I think you should use tempered laminated glass which can ensure you a very strong impact resistant ability.


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