Keep Your Family and Community Safe
Retrofitting Your House for a Hurricane: The Roof
Can your roof protect your home against a hurricane? If you live in a hurricane prone environment, consider upgrading to a hurricane-rated roof system or having a roofing contractor improve your current system. Regardless of... Read MoreLearn More
Building Your Family Hurricane Plan
Talking to your family about a hurricane plan not only makes sure everyone is prepared, it also helps mitigate panic during the storm. Here’s what to make sure everyone in the family knows: 1. Resources... Read MoreLearn More
Talking To Your Family About Hurricane Safety
When creating your Family Hurricane Plan, be sure you also talk specifically to your children about what to do. Remember that in the event of a real hurricane, if you haven’t talked to your kids… Read MoreLearn More
Evacuation Etiquette: Getting Everyone Out Safely
Evacuating for an emergency can be a hassle. Here are some ways to help make the process smooth for you, your family and your neighbors. The most critical time is actually before the warning is… Read MoreLearn More
5 Most Overlooked Special Safety Needs in a Hurricane
When preparing for a hurricane, there are many situations that require special considerations and planning. Here are extra precautions to take for special needs situations, including care for medications, disability, seniors, children and pets: MEDICATIONS… Read MoreLearn More
Key Hurricane Terms You Need to Know
When you live in a hurricane danger zone, you’ll hear a lot of weather words tossed around on the news during storm season. Many of these key terms are similar, but the subtle vocabulary differences… Read MoreLearn More
Hurricanes are unpredictable, so the best thing you can do is be prepared for any situation. We make hurricane-grade windows and doors, but we know that's only one piece of the process. Here, we've provided the tools to arm yourself with emergency know-how. Major storms deserve major attention and planning, so if your area is at risk, read on. The more you know, the more you prepare, the safer you will be.
A checklist you can use for your home, a quiz to test your knowledge, and tons of information— this is your comprehensive guide for general hurricane preparedness. Remember, your local community will also have resources you can use, and it's also a good idea to set up alerts on your phone or other device, so you get the warnings as soon as possible. Stay safe this season!