Is Your Roof Rain Ready?

The Gulf South region has already seen a lot of wet weather this summer, and with several months left in hurricane season, it’s likely to see a lot more —not to mention plenty of rainy weather all year round. Not …

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MyStrongHome Advances to International Start Up Championship

We’ve always thought we had a great model for making homes stronger and using insurance savings to pay for it, and now the judges agree. At last week’s INNO conference, MyStrongHome CEO Margot Brandenburg participated in the Start Up of …

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Protecting Your Home from Tornadoes

Ducky Johnson's Mitch Wilbanks.

Spring in the coastal U.S. bursts with flowers, warmer temperatures, and people going to the beach or anywhere outdoors to enjoy the sun. But it also comes with uninvited guests: tornadoes. April through June is the most active time for …

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Affordable, Durable and Resilient Roof

It’s gratifying when a resiliency expert becomes a MyStrongHome customer, especially when it’s someone as admirable as Dana Eness. Eness serves as the executive director for the Urban Conservancy, which is a New Orleans-based nonprofit focused on strengthening the urban …

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Advice from One of Nation’s Top Roofers

Ducky Johnson's Mitch Wilbanks.

“It’s the best system I’ve ever come across”  With more than 25 years experience as a roofer, Mitch Wilbanks knows roofs, and he says it is your home’s primary safeguard against severe weather. And when it comes to getting a …

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MyStrongHome Customer: Protection and Savings

After 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures had destroyed her house, New Orleans resident and newest MyStrongHome customer Claire Sommers chose to rebuild. She wanted to be prepared for future storms—“it’s going to happen. I don’t know when, but …

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Adapting to Climate Change with an Extra Layer of Protection

Egland says she was impressed when she heard about MyStrongHome from a colleague. The increased protection was critical—even if the house lost roofing shingles, FORTIFIED’s plastic sheathing would prevent water from leaking through—and it was affordable.

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Help After Hurricane Michael

Our hearts go out to the victims of Hurricane Michael, who suffered from one of the most powerful hurricanes to make landfall in U.S history. MyStrongHome has been working with its Florida partner,SELF, a non-profit community development finance institution, to determine how …

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Alternative Financing to Strengthen Alabama Homes Program

MOBILE—The innovative Strengthen Alabama Homes (SAH) program reports a several year backlog of work. If a homeowner needs a Fortified roof now, he/she should seek alternative financing. This is according to a recent letter from state’s department of insurance.  The …

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Help for Low-Income Florida Homeowners

Low-income homeowners can often be the victims of predatory lenders and scam artists. A recent investigation by News Channel 8 in Tampa revealed that two convicted con artists, who spent time in prison for home improvement fraud, were back in …

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Partnership to Help Florida Homeowners

Florida-based nonprofit SELF (Solar and Energy Loan Fund) and MyStrongHome have teamed up to offer homeowners an innovative way to get a stronger roof without substantial out-of-pocket costs.

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Fox 24 Charleston: Getting a Hurricane Ready Roof

MyStrongHome’s Eleanor Kitzman and contracting partner J.R. Yarnall of Middle Branch LLC spoke about how to get a hurricane ready roof and the value of the Fortified standards with Leyla Gulen on FOX 24 Charleston.

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Meet Kevin

Meet Kevin and learn how we can deliver storm-ready roofs that pay for themselves.

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NBC 15 Mobile: Startup Company Helping Fortify Homes During Storms

We’re proud to have been featured on the NBC affiliate in Mobile. Watch to learn more about our unique process and to hear from Cheryl Howard, one of our wonderful customers.

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MyStrongHome Launches in Florida with Kin Insurance Partnership

We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with Kin Insurance and started renovations on our first Florida home  in North Miami. This new collaboration will allow homeowners to upgrade their homes to be more storm-resilient – financed by future insurance savings and at little to no upfront cost to the homeowner.

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MyStrongHome CEO Featured on Sirius XM Channel 111, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School

MyStrongHome CEO Margot Brandenburg was featured on Sirius XM Channel 111, Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School’s Dollars and Change radio show. She discussed MyStrongHome’s mission of protecting homes and communities from hurricanes and other extreme weather, and also …

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New Orleans Out to Lunch: MyStrongHome COO Featured

MyStrongHome COO Ramsey Green was featured on the New Orleans “Out to Lunch” Podcast. He explains what MSH is and how we’re helping strengthen our customers’ homes, one FORTIFIED roof at a time.     Listen to the complete Podcast …

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WWLTV: Hurricane-Resistant Roof Pays For Itself

WWLTV’s reporter Meg Farris recently spotlighted MyStrongHome, talking to founder Ramsey Green to talk about the many difference between a standard roof and a Fortified roof, why insurance companies love the hurricane-resistant roof and how that can lower your insurance costs. 

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Forbes.com: Business that works for everyone: A declaration of Interdependence

October 2, 2017 By Jay Coen Gilbert Ten years ago, a small group of business leaders stood together to make a “declaration of interdependence.” They declared the simple truth that business should work for everyone. They weren’t leaders of big businesses. Few, …

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The Charleston Post and Courier: New hurricane-resistant roof touted for insurance savings to homeowners

September 17, 2017 By Warren L. Wise When Jim Terry bought his 17-year-old house in Mount Pleasant 18 months ago, he learned he would eventually need a new roof. He decided to patch up the missing or damaged shingles in …

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