Storm and Wind Resistance

Hurricanes Don't Stand a Chance Against These Storm-Ready Products
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Hurricanes Don't Stand a Chance Against These Storm-Ready Products

Exterior products are the most vulnerable to severe storms. Here are ten that can... Read more

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Shelter From the Storm: Ways to Keep Customers Safe During Disasters

Consider selling safe rooms and using modern construction techniques to help remodel customers' homes so they can better withstand natural disasters. Read more

Weathering the Storm: Storm Shelters Donated to Henryville Rebuilding Site
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Weathering the Storm: Storm Shelters Donated to Henryville Rebuilding Site

As Henryville, Ind., rebuilds from devastating tornado damage, agencies team up to... Read more

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Bracing for the Storm: Tips and Products for Hurricane Season

Several manufacturers are offering products and insight that can help remodelers protect their clientsí homes during the hurricane season. Read more

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Sobering Realities Take Hold Along the Florida Gulf Coast

Michael K. Walker, a veteran remodeler in Sarasota, Fla., points out two danger signs along the horizon: permitting lag time and new wind-zone insurance requirements. Read more

Wind-Resistant Garage Doors
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Wind-Resistant Garage Doors

In a major windstorm, such as a hurricane or a tornado, it's the windows and doors... Read more

Built-In Security
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Built-In Security

Fifteen years ago, even high-end homes were unlikely to sport windows that could... Read more

Windows pass wind test
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Windows pass wind test

Remodeling in Florida means complying with the strictest codes in the country for... Read more

Florida Remodel With Japanese Influences
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Florida Remodel With Japanese Influences

Named “Seijaku” by its designers, this project embodies this Japanese principle of... Read more

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Insurance industry presses for impact-resistant roofing

Roofing contractors express skepticism, and some shingle makers seem cautious. Still, the insurance industry has charged forward promoting impact-resistant (IR) shingles to stave off hail damage. Read more

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