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March 27, 2020
hurricane winds destroy metal roof

What Are the Most Wind-Resistant Building Materials?

We all know the fable about the three little pigs and their houses of straw, sticks and bricks. When the big bad wolf came, only the house of bricks remained standing. The lesson of the fable is one that Floridians can take literally. Instead of a big bad wolf we’ve got hurricanes – which […]
March 27, 2020
hurricane shutters on florida home

Can You Build a Hurricane-Proof Home?

It depends on who you ask. There are some home developers and builders who claim their homes stand up far better to hurricanes than the average Florida home. They usually stop short of claiming their homes are “hurricane proof,” likely for liability reasons, but they do advertise them as “Hurricane Resistant.” Deltec Homes and […]
March 27, 2020
difference between hurricane tropical storm and typhoon

What’s the Difference Between a Hurricane, Typhoon and Tropical Cyclone?

March 27, 2020
Environmental impact of hurricanes in Florida

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes in Florida

It’s not just the people who suffer when hurricanes make landfall. Thousands of animals are killed, waterways are damaged, trees are uprooted and the ground is eroded. As a natural part of Earth’s climate, these disasters are events that have been altering the coasts for millions of years. The natural ecological destruction hurricanes in […]