Cracking some windows in winter may seem like the last thing you’d want to do, but doing so from time to time can actually be good for your health! Good ventilation is key to a healthy living environment, but in winter most people tend to leave everything closed up and crank up the heat.
Spontaneous glass breakage occurs when tempered panes of glass shatter, crack or break for no apparent reason. While the amount of these panes that have fallen from high rise buildings after breaking has been minimal, it has prompted building industry professionals and other experts to consider what can be done to ensure the protection of pedestrians. But why does this spontaneous breakage occur, and what can be done to prevent it?
Choosing the right windows for a home is crucial. In places where cold weather is prevalent, it’s important to have windows that are well-insulated so they will trap in heat more efficiently. In places where it rains all the time, it’s important to have windows that are sealed tightly so water doesn’t get inside and cause a mold problem. For those that live in Canada with such a broad range of weather conditions, they need a window that can handle it all. Picking out the right windows is crucial to the monthly costs of running a home and also for safety.
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