The safety of a home largely depends on the materials it is made of — high-quality materials can help protect you and your loved ones from whatever weather comes your way.
What is a FORTIFIED home?
The FORTIFIED Home program, also known as IBHS FORTIFIED, uses retrofit techniques to strengthen new and existing homes, making them more resistant to hurricanes and other severe weather as shown in the video below.
This program includes an intensive inspection by an independent, third-party, certified evaluator who puts together a comprehensive evaluation report once the inspection is complete. The report contains verified information regarding your home’s current disaster resistance, materials and methods used during construction. This type of information is not generally made available for homes that are not fortified.
Conventional Roof vs FORTIFIED Roof
Making sure a home meets FORTIFIED standards begins with the roof—the most important and most vulnerable part of … Read more