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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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The Best Roof He Had Ever Seen

MyStrongHome customer Summer Wang and her husband recently put their house on the market, and it sold quickly. The inspection report confirmed another benefit MyStrongHome had for the Wangs. Wang and her husband had bought their New Orleans home in 2006. …

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Roofing Tips with Dan Bowden: A little maintenance goes a long way

First, a strong roof is one of your home’s primary defenses against wind and rain, and without a sturdy, dependable roof, you are putting the rest of the house in jeopardy. Second, by performing some basic maintenance, you will increase your roof’s longevity and possibly stop a problem from becoming a catastrophe.

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Danny Lipford Joins MSH and All Weather Roofing

MyStrongHome and All Weather Roofing have partnered with Danny Lipford of Today’s Homeowner to get the word out about our services. If you know someone who needs a roof or wants to make their home more resilient, refer them to us and you will get $100 if they sign up! Danny offers plenty of DIY and other tips that can improve your home’s appearance and resilience.

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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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