The National Standard for Resilient Construction
Post-Florence: FORTIFIED Resources
Your home was damaged during Florence.
FORTIFIED Home is a nationally recognized building method based on more than 20 years of scientific research and real-world testing by the non-profit Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). Funded by the insurance industry, IBHS is an independent, nonprofit, scientific research and communications organization whose research leads to real-world solutions for home and business owners, helping to create more resilient communities. FORTIFIED standards build upon building codes, improve performance against natural hazards and reduce the risk of personal property losses.
Demand for quality contractors will be high, but your roof is a major investment and the most important part of keeping your home intact. Hire a skilled roofer, even a FORTIFIED-trained roofer, who can install the toughest roof available and help ensure this never happens to your roof again.
FORTIFIED Home is a way to build a new home or retrofit an existing home beyond typical building codes to deliver superior performance during severe weather (such as hurricanes, strong thunderstorms, and lower-level tornadoes). FORTIFIED is a nationally recognized building method based on more than 20 years of scientific research and real-world testing by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
Protect your home from natural disasters by using FORTIFIED Home construction standards and methods. IBHS FORTIFIED goes beyond emergency preparedness and disaster preparedness to give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing your home has been FORTIFIED to offer disaster protection.
Homeowners must first select an approved evaluator from a list of IBHS Certified FORTIFIED Home™ Evaluators working in the area. Find a FORTIFIED Evaluator today.
To find a roofer/contractor available in your area who has completed FORTIFIED Wise – Roofer training, please visit https://fortified.archtest.com/listing/.