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Hurricane Season is almost here. Be prepared with

It’s never too early to prepare for hurricane season, and CGI Windows & Doors, the first manufacturer of hurricane windows and doors to offer laminated glass that met Miami-Dade County impact standards, is offering free online safety advice, including a readiness quiz. is a CGI-sponsored micro site chock full of everything homeowners need to prepare their family and homes for nature’s wrath. It’s all here:

  • Family checklist detailing items to include in an emergency kit;
  • Detailed lists on activities to undertake before, during, and after a storm hits;
  • A glossary of hurricane terms;
  • Do-it-yourself home safety assessment;
  • Evacuation etiquette; and
  • A quick online quiz to determine readiness.

“It’s never too early to start thinking about safety before a storm,” said Steven E. Dawson, vice president and general manager of CGI Windows & Doors. “As long-time experts in the field of storm safety, we created this micro site to share what we know with our friends and neighbors. We are hurricane experts, in a way; we know what the storms can do to a home, and we know what needs to be done to protect family and property. Planning, strategizing, and thinking ahead is the best defense against the 2015 hurricane season.”

For more information, please visit or On social media, CGI Windows & Doors can be found on Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+.

CGI was established in 1992 and has consistently built a reputation based on designing and manufacturing quality impact-resistant products that meet or exceed the stringent Miami-Dade County impact standards. The Company has over 270 employees at its manufacturing plant in Miami, Florida. Today the Company continues to lead as an innovator in product craftsmanship, strength and style, and its brands are highly recognized and respected by the architectural community. CGI product lines include the Estate Collection, Sentinel by CGI, Estate Entrances, Commercial Series, and Targa by CGI. CGI Windows and Doors is a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI). For additional information, visit

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