Keep Your Family and Community Safe
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
Things to Consider When Building Your Home in a Hurricane Zone
Building your own home in a potential hurricane zones requires a lot of special considerations, but it’s much easier to build hurricane safe than to update an entire home. The first thing you will need... Read MoreLearn More
Caring for Animals During a Hurricane
Pets take extra care and consideration during a hurricane. If you’ve taken on the responsibility of owning a pet, you also need to plan to care for your pet in an emergency. Here’s how to… Read MoreLearn More
Are You Prepared? Take the Hurricane Preparedness Quiz
Hurricane Watch vs. Warning
A hurricane watch and warning may sound similar, but the two have very different meanings (and expected reactions.) A watch means that storm conditions are possible in your area within 48 hours or less. A… 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
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!