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June 14, 2013

With hurricane season officially starting June 1, 2013, now is the time to make important decisions to help keep your family, business and property safe.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Atlantic hurricane season outlook, there is a 70 percent chance of 13 to 20 named storms, seven to 11 of which could become hurricanes and three to six potential major hurricanes. This forecast exceeds the seasonal average of 12 named storms, six hurricanes and three major hurricanes.

November 30, 2012

Pacific Northwest pro dealer Parr Lumber has partnered with Smart Vent Products, a provider of flood mitigation products. Smart Vent protects buildings from the devastation and destruction that hurricanes, floods or other natural disasters can cause through its line of automatic foundation flood vents. These products are certified by the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and accepted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Each standard model is certified for 200 sq. ft. of flood coverage per unit.

May 4, 2008

Any time there’s a natural disaster in this country, the local heroes tend to be...

May 4, 2008

Any time there’s a natural disaster in this country, the local heroes tend to be...

April 29, 2008

According to a study just released by researchers at George Mason University, big-box retailers consistently...

April 29, 2008

According to a study just released by researchers at George Mason University, big-box retailers consistently...

March 2, 2008

When the building industry got its first look at the Katrina Cottage, at the International...

March 2, 2008

When the building industry got its first look at the Katrina Cottage, at the International...