Prepare Your Home For A Natural Disaster

Prepare Your Home for a Natural Disaster

As we’ve seen with hurricanes, freezes, and fires in recent years, homes are not always built to withstand a major catastrophe. 

Prepare Your Home for a Natural DisasterPrepare Your Home for a Natural Disaster

Hurricane Katrina was one of the deadliest and costliest hurricanes in U.S. history. Homes and buildings were severely damaged, if not destroyed. Thousands of families were displaced. It takes years for communities to rebuild and recover from such devastation.

Prepare your home for a freeze.Prepare Your Home to Withstand Extended Freezes

The freezes across Texas in 2021 left thousands without electricity, water, and food for weeks. Lives were lost due to lack of services. 

You should ask… is depending on others to take care of you in an emergency is the best option?

Build Your Home To WIth stand FirePrepare Your Home to Withstand Fire

Fires across Colorado and California have devastated communities. These communities will have to rebuild from the ground up… could we create communities that can better withstand fire and other disasters?

Certainly, by now we realize that we must.

Build A Better Home

There are solutions that can help protect your home from natural disasters and fire. Building your home to meet and exceed code requirements can have a significant impact on whether your home withstands the next big storm, freeze, or fire.

Many parts of the country follow the International Building Code, which establishes and governs design standards for new home construction. If properly enforced, these codes help strengthen homes and protect them from all sorts of potential damage.

There are further steps you can take to build a stronger and safer home. Now more than ever we realize this is the most optimal solution. Home has never been as important as it is now.

We invite you to learn more about disasters in your area and how they could affect your home. It is an excellent time to learn what you can do to increase your home’s disaster resistance. We strongly encourage starting with the home site’s natural resources.

Lastly, we have decades of experience in building homes that better withstand natural disasters. David Anderson is also available for Consultations and Inspections by appointment.

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