Impact Rated Door Options

August 23, 2018

Safe, Sound, Secure & Certified.

 

Living in a Hurricane zone means finding solutions to secure your home. Here we will talk about our 2 favorite Impact Rated Door Glass options. Brands that use ODL Glass Inserts and Therma-Tru Doors who make their own glass inserts. We are not limited to these options, we are just discussing the options they make available to us. 

 

 

First, ODL Glass Inserts, which they call Severe Weather Glass is certified to use in entry systems to meet Florida's Wind Code. ODL meets wind-borne requirements in areas where wind can exceed 180mph. Severe Weather Glass has a DP+66 rating for wind and missile impact code requirement. 

 

They have the most options available when it comes to decorative glass selections. Use the ODL Doorglass Selector to browse through designs based on Severe Weather door glass. 

 

Another added value of an ODL Severe Weather Door insert. Noise Suppression. 

 

ODL is a glass insert company, which means they are available through several door manufacturers. So you are not limited on style choices when you pick an ODL insert.

 

Missile Impact Testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View the Severe Weather doorglass products video (2:02).

View the missile impact testing video (0:29)

 

Second, Therma-Tru, who make their own glass inserts so if you are looking for something a little different this is a good place to start. They simply call their line, Impact Rated Doors. Here you will find you aren't limited in options. You will find Solid Impact Doors and Impact Doors with Glass. 

Impact rated glass is made with a special laminated glass. Therma-Tru has designed and tested their Impact-rated doors and glass to meet regional hurricane codes — while maintaining the beauty their doors are known for. With Therma-Tru you can get a fully finished impact rated door in the stain or paint color to match your style.   

 

 

 

Sources:

/www.odl.com

www.thermatru.com

 

 

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