Kiplinger Article "Upgrade Your Home, Insurance Policy Before Spring Storms"

Mother Nature's forces of wind, water and hail account for more than half of all homeowners insurance losses.

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[PODCAST] Gulf Coast Focus News Radio 710 with Uncle Henry and Mary Booth

[PODCAST] Gulf Coast Focus News Radio 710 with Uncle Henry and Mary Booth

We talk about FORTIFIED construction, the Alabama Tornado and Insurance Tips Guide, our Insurance Shoppers Guide, Tornado Prep, DontGoof.org and insurance savings on iHeartRadio with MaryBooth and Unc...

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New High Wind And Hail FORTIFIED Standards Unveiled at National Tornado Summit

New High Wind And Hail FORTIFIED Standards Unveiled at National Tornado Summit

Smart Home America supported the launch of the new FORTIFIED High Wind and Hail standards during the National Tornado Summit in Oklahoma City.

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update

The following Bills, Laws and Acts have been passed in support of community resilience and/or mitigation efforts. This page will be updated on a regular basis. Latest update | June 2017.

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Marlow couple dodges high insurance cost in hurricane-proof house on the Fish River

Marlow couple dodges high insurance cost in hurricane-proof house on the Fish River

“If you look at return on investment, it’s a no-brainer.”

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Pilot project helps coastal homeowners gird for future storms (Opinion from the IBHS)

Pilot project helps coastal homeowners gird for future storms (Opinion from the IBHS)

The FORTIFIED program has provided the standards and third-party verification process for constructing, retrofitting and designating more than 500 disaster-resilient homes in recent years, including m...

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Spotlight shifts away from wind insurance costs, toward home mitigation at forum in Mobile

Spotlight shifts away from wind insurance costs, toward home mitigation at forum in Mobile

“If you’ve been through Mississippi after Katrina, they don’t have community in some of those places. We don’t want that to happen in Alabama.”

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Silverhill house gets revived after tornado strike

Silverhill house gets revived after tornado strike

When a tornado ripped the roof off Beth Lawrence's home in Silverhill on March 9, 2011 her first reaction was, "What am I going to do?" "I had let my wind coverage expire,"

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