Before we tuck into this essential conversation–identifying and discussing the best roofing materials for withstanding Florida’s violent hurricane season–we’d like to offer a quick caveat.
Mother Nature does not take prisoners. Mother Nature is unpredictable and powerful. A hurricane-proof roof that is 100 percent waterproof is an impossible dream. You can still prepare.
Certain roof styles and materials are more resilient than others. It’s time to consider your options for coping with the coming storms.
Wind Resistance: Medium-High
Beautiful slate roofs are beautiful.
They are elegant, and stylish, and leave a lasting impression. They require extreme support and a considerably higher total weight than other roofing options (the exact same applies to clay-tile roofs).
They don’t actually burn, which is a Florida plus. However, they are more susceptible to falling debris and foot traffic. If you can avoid real gravitational stress, it is …Hurricane Damage Prevention in Florida Read More