Mitigation and Retrofitting

Although Hurricane Sandy has passed, it is important to rebuild your home to withstand future natural disasters. There are many steps you can take as a property owner to protect your home. Mitigation methods include everything from installing storm shutters to relocating furnaces and boilers. Below you will find resources on mitigation and building resiliency.

For basic mitigation ideas, visit:

For information on building a home to withstand wind, visit: Wind Retrofit Guide for Residential Buildings (FEMA)

For information on coastal construction, visit:

For information on protecting utilities, visit:

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