Rural Builder October 2012

Bracing for the storm: Tips on how to build against Mother Nature’s fury

By Oliver Witte – Floods, ice, snow, sleet, downpours, wind, hurricanes, tornadoes, hail, mudslides, stifling heat, bitter cold … Arrrgh! Builders have a fighting chance to defeat all but the worst storms if they pay attention to recent research in building techniques and materials. Rural builders who can address the weather-related concerns of owners...