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Specifically designed to prevent damage during high winds, hurricanes, hailstorms, severe thunderstorms, and even tornadoes up to EF-2. No matter what type of roof you have—shingles, metal, or tile.

FORTIFIED standards go beyond typical building codes for superior performance during severe weather.

Nationally recognized building method based on more than 20 years of scientific research and real-world testing.

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Why Fortified?

A FORTIFIED Roof™ provides better protection against severe weather. FORTIFIED goes beyond building codes to improve performance against natural hazards, reducing risk of property loss.

Insurance Rate Reduction

Carriers in Louisiana Offer DISCOUNTS UP TO 52% For Homes Meeting the Rigorous Requirements of the FORTIFIED HomeTM Construction Standard. Consult with your agent for details on discounts.

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We are Certified Fortified Roof Contractors. Contact Us for an estimate on the cost of a typical roof replacement and the cost to upgrade to a FORTIFIED Roof to decide which one is right for you.

When severe weather strikes, FORTIFIED Roof keeps the roof on and the rain out.

  • Stronger connections to hold the roof to the house.
  • Sealed Roof Deck to keep rain from pouring in – even if you lose shingles.
  • Reinforced edges to protect an area IBHS studies show is a major vulnerability.
  • Shingles rated to defend against wind and tested in real-world situations to protect against hail.

FORTIFIED Silver adds additional protection
to vulnerable and often overlooked components.

  • Includes all the protection of FORTIFIED Roof.
  • Securely anchors attached structures, so they don’t rip a hole in your house during extreme wind events.
  • Reinforces gable ends and overhangs.
  • Secures the chimney to the house structure.

For ultimate protection, FORTIFIED Gold requires the whole structure to be tied together.

  • Includes all the protection of FORTIFIED Roof and Silver.
  • Requires a continuous load path, which keeps the roof connected to the walls and the walls connected to the foundation.
  • Beefs up the strength of exterior walls helping to combat both impacts and pressures.
  • Ensures garage doors can withstand high pressures seen in the worst storms.

A FORTIFIED ROOF Provides Strength While Allowing Flexibility

The FORTIFIED standards can apply to homes of all shapes and sizes and provides required upgrades for a wide variety of materials. Whether you’re building a new house, remodeling your current home or putting on a new roof, there is a FORTIFIED standard that can make your home safer without limiting your design.

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STAY DRY – A FORTIFIED Home helps protect your home and personal property from high winds and wind-driven rain.

GET BACK HOME QUICKER – A FORTIFIED Home may reduce or eliminate time spent out of your home due to water intrusion if the roof is damaged.

SAVE MONEY – FORTIFIED designation may qualify you for annual wind mitigation credit that could lower your insurance premium. Check with your insurance agent for specific policy requirements and potential wind mitigation credits in your area.

FORTIFIED MAKES IT EASY – When you ask for FORTIFIED, you’re asking for a collection of construction upgrades that work together to protect your home from severe weather.

THE SCIENCE – Decades of research from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety show FORTIFIED upgrades can protect your home from 130 mph winds, EF-2 tornadoes, and 2” hail.

WE CHECK THE WORK – Each level of FORTIFIED includes third-party verification of the required upgrades. This helps to ensure every homeowner gets maximum protection.

FORTIFIED IS THE NATIONAL STANDARD – FORTIFIED is officially recognized by the U.S. SBA, FEMA and six different states as an effective way to protect your home from storm damage.

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