HOME – Controlling Windstorm Damage

April 4, 2018 - 1 minute read

The Importance of Being Proactive

Homeowners can suffer a magnificent amount of damage from windstorms and hurricanes. Before hurricane season hits, homeowners can reduce their exposure to these losses by protecting the roof, windows, entry doors and garage doors.


Roof Protections:

  • Have your roof inspected to make sure that it’s up to code and has enough nails per shingle. • Make sure gables are securely attached and reinforced to the frame walls. • Consider installing hurricane clips, as they will prevent high winds from ripping off your roof.

Entry Door Protections:

  • Install solid wood or hollow metal doors with at least three hinges and a deadbolt lock.

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