Wind and water damage from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Arthur can lead to costly repairs, and possibly destroy your property. Fortunately, there are many cost-effective things you can do before the storm to reduce the risk of property damage. Use the resources provided here to prepare for and recover from this storm.
Resources for before and after the storm strikes.
IBHS provides recommendations to help residents start preparing their homes for hurricane season.
Learn more about the fourth annual Travelers Institute-IBHS “Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season” symposium.
The Five S’s – Shingles, Soffits, Seals, Surroundings and Shutters
IBHS suggests five projects that you or a professional can do around your home to reduce potential water damage from wind-driven rain or the standing water from a severe storm.
A series of tests at the IBHS Research Center evaluate the effect of high winds on attached structures to manufactured homes.
The 2014 season showed that hurricanes can travel long distances and cause damage in areas not used to the high winds and rain caused by these systems.
An assessment of residential building code and enforcement systems in hurricane-prone states.
Resources to help create stronger masonry structures based on the latest building science.