Miami Hurricane Windows
Miami is located in Dade County Florida. There is a higher population of retirees in this area compared to the rest of the country. Sixteen percent of the populous is over the age of 65 as compared to 13% on average in the rest of the country. There is also a higher percentage of people between the age of 25 and 44 compared to the rest of the country, 35% in Miami Dade and 30% in the rest of the US. The male/female split is comparable to the rest of the U.S.
While homeownership is up compared to the rest of the continental U.S. the size of the home is considerably smaller. The average number of rooms in a home in the U.S. is six while, the average number of rooms in Miami homes is four. Homes are also older in the Miami area compared to the rest of the country. The median build year of homes in Miami is 1964 the average in the country is 1975.
|For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use||4.5%
Population Breakdown by Age
|25 – 44||34.9%
|45 – 64||24.8%
Without the use of these special windows, homes can become full of broken glass, debris and water. In fact, the damage caused by water allowed to enter a home is more devastating than most other types of damage associated with hurricanes. Though impact windows are more expensive than conventional windows, they can help Miami homeowners to save money in the long run by reducing insurance costs and preventing damage. Interested homeowners should contact a Miami Beach impact window company today for more information.