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What is the difference between impact and non-impact (standard) windows and doors?

The four main differences between impact windows and non-impact windows are cost, appearance, convenience and obligation of time.

There are many differences between the two but the four main factors to look at when choosing between the two are cost, appearance, convenience and obligation of time. Here are some advantages and disadvantages to compare before you buy.

Standard Non-Impact Windows and Doors

Advantages Disadvantages
Lower cost The additional cost of shutters to meet FL Building Code
  Appearance
  Obligation of time to install/uninstall shutters
  No noise reduction
  Shutter storage requirement

Impact Windows and Doors

Advantages Disadvantages
Noise reduction High initial Cost
Beautiful Appearance  
24 Hour protection without added protection needed  
No shutters required  
Savings on insurance and energy bills  

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