America is a hurricane-active region and has faced many devastating hurricanes in recent years. In 2017, Hurricane Maria destroyed the United States territory of Puerto Rico, taking the lives of over 2,900 locals. The storm killed the power supply of the island and destroyed thousands of residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
Many other monstrous hurricanes have hit the nation in the past. As the losses due demolitions are unbearable, we need structures that can withstand this natural disaster. This infographic from Viking Steel Structures looks at how to build a hurricane-resistant home.
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