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New Innovations in Storm Resistant Homes

June 15, 2017

Protect Your New Home From Storms Using These Innovations

 

As any experience Florida resident knows, to say that we get our fair share of storms would be an understatement. Whether we’re talking hurricanes, tornadoes, tropical storms, flooding, or high winds and rain in general, our houses tend to take a beating.

Here are a few ideas for your new home that will help protect it from future storms.

 

3 Things that Will Make Your New Home More Storm Resistant

 

·       Low-sloped hip roof

 

Reduce the effect that wind will have on your home by giving it a hip rather than gable roof. It should also have a low slope, preferably pitched above 4/12 and below 6/12.

 

·       Go low-profile

 

A low-profile – meaning shorter – house is significantly less vulnerable to whatever a storm throws at it. So build a single story. If you’re looking for the square footage of a two story house, consider building flat and wide instead.

 

·       Impact resistant openings

 

By openings, we mean doors. When building a new house in storm-riddled Florida, spending the extra cash on impact resistant doors, garage doors, shutters, and windows will be worth the investment.

 

 

Speak With An Expert Builder About Making Your New Home More Storm Resistant

 

These are just a few examples of what can be done to make your new home more storm resistant. Talk with an expert builder about additional options that will help you and your family weather the weather.

 

Use our convenient online form to contact us now, or call Beacon Construction Group at (561) 845-5130 today.

 

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