Advantages of New Construction During a Hurricane

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  As Hurricane Irma came and went, leaving a path of destruction in Southwest Florida, you might have heard an unconcerned neighbor mention, “Florida can handle a hurricane.” This is both true and false. While it is true that Florida’s infrastructure can handle a storm hit better than some parts of the country, we are not totally invincible. Here’s why newer homes built up to code are better at withstanding a hurricane.   Florida Building Code Regulations   Hurricane Andrew plummeted through Florida in 1992 leaving a catastrophe behind it. Roofs were blown off, floors flooded, homes were flattened, and…

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