Storm and Wind Resistance

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Comeback Milestone: Joplin, Missouri Hits A Billion In Post-Tornado Permits

Rebuilding is not complete, but Joplin’s post-tornado building boom is rolling along. More

Mysterious Leak in Roof Membrane on a 'Butterfly Roof'
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Mysterious Leak in Roof Membrane on a 'Butterfly Roof'

In solving the mystery of an ongoing but elusive leak in a Colorado roof, Steve... More

More Wall Bracing Options Using OSB
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More Wall Bracing Options Using OSB

The Engineered Wood Association has been working to broaden the choices for using... More

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Texas Windstorm Insurance Reform Bill Fails, But Could Be Revived

Texas Windstorm Insurance Reform Bill Fails, But Could Be Revived More

Joplin, Missouri: Two Years Later, Tornado Recovery Progresses
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Joplin, Missouri: Two Years Later, Tornado Recovery Progresses

Devastated by a killer tornado two years ago, Joplin, Missouri, is well on the... More

Homes Could Be Toughened Against Most Tornadoes, Says Engineer
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Homes Could Be Toughened Against Most Tornadoes, Says Engineer

Damage from deadly tornadoes could be reduced with simple construction upgrades,... More

Repairable Moment Frame
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Repairable Moment Frame

The Strong Frame SMF withstands earthquakes better than most special moment frames... More

Another Nor'easter Pounds the Northeast
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Another Nor'easter Pounds the Northeast

The latest in a series of tough winter storms brought more flooding and more... More

"Weeding Out the Weak": Blizzard Poses Risk of Roof Collapses
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"Weeding Out the Weak": Blizzard Poses Risk of Roof Collapses

Whether roofs fail depends on specifics of the weather — as well as on the special... More

Roofers face a flood of new state laws
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Roofers face a flood of new state laws

New legislation to curb "storm chasers" could make life more difficult for... More

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