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MONSTER TYPHOON HITS TAIWAN CHINA – Are We Next?

Taiwan just got hit by a Monster Typhoon (hurricane) that was one of the planet’s largest – 180 mph winds at one point! 

We have to ask the question: when the Atlantic Ocean gets as HOT as the Pacific Ocean is now, are we going to be getting these off the scale CAT 5’s instead of the smaller ones like Hurricane IKE in 2008…?  I think it would be wise to prepare for that event.  If the Pacific is already that hot, eventually it will spread to the Atlantic.

i quote from the above linked article:

At its peak Monday afternoon (mainland U.S. time), Soudelor was estimated by the U.S. military’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) to pack maximum one-minute sustained winds of 180 mph and gusts to 220 mph.

                                   Eye of the Devil:   LOOK at that beast at 180 miles per hour!

The Japan Meteorological Agency estimated Soudelor’s central pressure at 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday was 900 millibars, making Soudelor the strongest tropical cyclone on Earth so far in 2015. That central pressure has come up quite a bit, reflecting Soudelor’s weakening, to an estimated 945 millibars.

According to the Digital Typhoon databaseSuper Typhoon Maysak was the year’s previous strongest typhoon, bottoming out at an estimated 910 millibars. South Pacific Cyclone Pam in March reached peak estimated sustained winds of about 165 mph (145 knots) in the South Pacific basin. “

 

YIKES! At that speed, windborne debris will definitely blow out glass causing structural failure.  Armor Glass has been tracking these and the strange thing is that the Pacific is getting repeated CAT 5 storms – time after time.  Whatever is going on to heat the air, the hotter air is creating bigger and meaner storms.

This would be a GOOD time to read “Houses of Straw“….how these winds destroy. And how to prepare.

rm
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Neighbor Watches Burglar Trying to Break in Armor Glass door for 10 Minutes While Talking to Police

One of our customers had someone try to break in his (front) glass door armored with our film. This week. A neighbor saw it unfold and called the police as she watched. We just got these photos from John N who lives in Houston.


The burglar used the homeowners own ADT sign shaft as the break in tool! Normally it would have worked. One good whack and the glass goes flying.

She said he worked on getting in for 8-10 minutes, long enough for the police to come arrest him just as he finally breached it.

Yesterday we did an installation for another homeowner, John D, who lives in far west Houston. Thieves hit his house twice in 2 days, breaking a living room window in the back. He even wants us to put it on the glass on his business.

It pays to Armor your glass. If not for us, the burglars would have broken glass and been in and out in less than 3 minutes…contact us for a FREE quote today.

It’s on homes for retired teachers, astronauts (some of our clients are currently out of this world), engineers, ordinary folk 
everywhere, Rice U, etc. 

It’s on my place. I am not about to live in a ‘house of straw’ these days.
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Protecting Your Weakest Link – 60 second clip on Armor Glass vs Plywood and Impact Glass. Saving energy

How Armor Glass protects your weakest link from human intrusion and hurricane-force winds, and how it also pays for itself in energy savings…