Hurricanes

Protect Your Home Before Hurricane Season Begins

With the commencement of summer also comes the beginning of hurricane season (June 1-November 30). For most, your home is your biggest investment and relied upon to keep families safe from the elements. The worst storms typically arrive in August and September, so early summer leaves plenty of time to prepare and make upgrades to …

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Everybody Lives in a Flood Zone

To say that Florida is prone to hurricanes is an understatement, at best. Between 1851 and 2012, every county in our state endured between 65 and 141 tropical storms and hurricanes. Many counties average one named storm every 1.1 years. While other states have coastal regions vulnerable to hurricanes, the entire state of Florida lies …

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