Home for High Winds and Hurricanes
As we've seen with the recent hurricanes, homes are not always
built to withstand a major storm. Hurricane Katrina was one of
the deadliest and costliest hurricanes in U.S. history. Huricane
Ike will prove costly as well. Homes and buildings were severely
damaged, if not destroyed, leaving thousands of families displaced.
It will take years for communities to rebuild and recover from
Wind Affects Your Home - This link opens a page from the
Simpson Strong-Tie web site that demonstrates how high winds
and hurricanes affect your home and what you can do to increase
your home's storm resistance.