5/27/2016
1. Install a tornado safe room
  • Provides the ultimate in life safety protection. Safe rooms can be site-built or manufactured and installed in new or existing homes. Safe rooms should be comply with the prescriptive designs of the FEMA 320 PublicationTaking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room For Your Home or Small Business.
 
2. Install a wind-resistant roof & metal fasteners
  • Reduces the uplift and potential damage to your roof system and covering. Choose the highest level of wind rated shingles; look for shingles rated to ASTM D3161 Class F or ASTM D7158 Class H.
 
3. Install impact-resistant windows and doors
  • Prevents wind from entering your home, which can lead to roof failure. Install tested and code-approved and certified impact-resistant windows and doors to provide the highest level of protection from windborne debris. Choose an impact-resistant garage door or reinforce your existing door. 
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