There are many ways to reinforce a home against wind damage — some are simple enough to DIY while others may require professional assistance.

Preparing for High Winds Part One: Doors, Windows and Roofing

10/8/2019 - Information provided by The Dekanski Home Selling Team and newjerseyrealestatenetwork.com Wind can come in the form of hurricanes, tornadoes, cyclones, microbursts or downdrafts. There are high winds and gusts in some instances that last just a few minutes, and there are sustaining winds that may last for days. While wind… SEE MORE
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Hurricanes 101: Storm Surge

15/7/2019 - By Christina Edwards. Storm surge flooding is the greatest threat to life and property during a tropical system, and storm surge directly accounts to approximately half of the deaths associated with tropical storms and hurricanes in the U.S. As a tropical system inches closer to shore, the familiar tropical storm… SEE MORE
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Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Category 5 at US Landfall

19/4/2019 - Scientists at NOAA's National Hurricane Center conducted a detailed post-storm analysis on all the data available for Hurricane Michael and have determined that the storm's estimated intensity at landfall was 140 knots (160 mph). This final wind intensity is a 5 knot (5 mph) increase over the operational estimate and… SEE MORE