Keep Your Family and Community Safe
When It’s Time to Evacuate From a Hurricane
In an emergency situation, it’s extremely important that you evacuate when it’s time. How do you know when it’s time to evacuate? Here’s when: 1. When you live in a flood zone If your home... Read MoreLearn More
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
Other Natural Threats to Be Aware of During a Hurricane
Unfortunately, when a hurricane hits, the storm isn’t the only thing you have to worry about. Hurricanes can bring along other weather hazards. Here’s what to watch for. Tornados Hurricanes can spawn tornados, creating entirely… Read MoreLearn More
Safety Steps in Your Home During a Hurricane
Be sure to be ready in advance for a hurricane with a preparedness kit and a preparedness plan. When a warning is issued, here are steps to take in your home to stay safe: When… Read MoreLearn More
Retrofitting Your House for Hurricanes: Windows, Doors, & Shutters
Openings can be weak points that allow hurricane winds to rip through your home. When you’re preparing your home for a hurricane, the primary concern is replacing or reinforcing doors, windows and garage doors. Doors… Read MoreLearn More
Retrofitting Your House for Hurricanes: Potential Leak Points
Once you have hurricane-proofed your home’s windows, doors and shutters, turn your attention to other openings that could be prone to leaks. Holes & Cracks Even very thin cracks have the ability to let in… 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!