Archive for August 15th, 2018

How to Protect your Home from Storm Damage

A recent survey from Colorado State University found that the 2018 hurricane season is expected to be less active than seasons before. While you may be giving a sigh of relief, now is the perfect time to consider protecting your home from storm damage in coming years. New construction is often reinforced against hurricane-force winds and flooding, but many older and historic homes are not. Here are four ways to protect your home from future hurricanes for years to come.

Consider Impact-Resistant Windows

These can come in the form of hurricane-proof windows and glass doors or impact-resistant shutters. Hurricane windows are a little pricey, averaging over $40 per square foot. With that said, tropical storms and hurricanes can have speeds of over 160 mph, making debris as lethal as a bullet. If you still find it hard to justify the expense, you can also find

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