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By Gates Dearen
It seems that whenever Hurricane Season rears its ugly head, that’s when Floridians start taking stock of their homes and gardens. Since the past two years have produced named hurricanes that made landfall here in north Florida, it becomes all the more important that you survey your home looking for vulnerabilities that wind and rain can exploit. Once you’ve had a chance to check your roof to see how much life your shingles still have in them, followed by your yard to see which trees need trimming, the next logical places to consider, are your windows.