Disclaimer: The Strong Homes videos are intended for volunteer builders and construction managers and should only be used for general information. They are not intended to supersede blueprints, plans, or build requirements specified by a licensed design professional and approved by local code officials.

IBHS FORTIFIED Gold™ - Hurricane

Use the interactive schematic to learn more about the IBHS Gold standard for construction in hurricane zones. Follow FORTIFIED to strengthen your home against high winds, hail, hurricanes, and even tornadoes.
Strong Homes upgrades disaster-affected homes to meet the IBHS FORTIFIED HomeTM standards for resilient building while adding minimal expense to the cost of construction.

Strong Homes partners provide the engineering, product, and technical resources necessary to upgrade homes rebuilt by nonprofit volunteer organizations serving disaster survivors.

Together, we've rebuilt 42 homes to withstand future disasters, with more planned in Alabama and Louisiana.