Wind Damage

Danny Lipford demonstrating how to secure a tarp to a storm damaged roof.

MICHAEL AFTERMATH: How to Attach a Tarp to a Leaking, Storm-Damaged Roof

Watch this video to find out how to attach a tarp the right way to a leaking or storm damaged roof to reduce water damage in your home.

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Hurricane winds blowing palm trees

How to Prepare for Severe Weather at Last Minute

Here are some tips on what to do in a short time to keep your family and home safe if you’re caught unprepared by an approaching hurricane or tropical storm.

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Using a cordless drill to attach plywood to a window

GORDON: Hurricane Storm Panels for Your Home

One of the best ways to minimize damage to your home during Tropical Storm Gordon is to cover your windows and doors with storm panels or shutters. Here are some options.

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Tree fallen on house and car after hurricane.

Florence Aftermath: What to Do After a Hurricane

Hurricanes combine two of nature’s most damaging forces: wind and water. If you live on or near the coast, your best defense is to have proper home insurance coverage and make sure you know what to do to get the claims process rolling after a storm passes. Read on to find out more.

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Tree fallen on house in yard

Dealing with Storm Damage to Your Home

Dealing with damage to your home caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, or other severe storms can be both difficult and dangerous. Read on for tips on how keep your family safe and begin to get your life back together in the aftermath of a storm.

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Nailing asphalt roof shingle

How to Nail Asphalt Roof Shingles to Resist Wind Damage

Watch this video for some tips on how to install asphalt shingles on your home to reduce the roof damage caused by high winds from hurricanes, tornados, and other storms.

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Tornado in field

How to Prepare for a Tornado

Tornadoes are one of the most destructive weather events, with winds as high as over 200 miles per hour and leaving a trail of destruction a mile or more wide. Around 1,000 tornadoes form in the U.S. each year. Read this article to see what you can do to prepare for a tornado before it strikes.

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Hurricane straps being installed

How to Make Your Home More Wind Resistant

Framing a house for wind resistance is always a good idea, and may be required by building codes in certain areas, especially those near the coast that are prone to hurricanes. Watch this video to find out more.

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