Myrtle Beach, SC (WMBF) The key to surviving the storm is planning ahead, and for many coastal residents, it all starts with the home. There are new storm resistant products on the market and new engineering techniques that are making homes stronger than ever.
Products like concrete filled foam blocks called insulated concrete form (ICF) and impact resistant windows are two popular upgrades people are choosing. ICF walls give you nearly 6in. of concrete between you and the storm. Other storm resistant upgrades are hurricane tie downs. …→ read the article