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5 Hurricane Katrina Lessons: 10 Years Later

The death and destruction from Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the Gulf Coast ten years ago today continues to affect us. Did you learn any of these lessons?… Read more

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4 Ways to Protect Your Home from a Common Holiday Disaster

RTAblog_2014_1204_FireLineThe arrival of cold winter weather often signals the holiday season. It also means an increase in this disaster that devastates┬áhundreds of thousands of homes each year… a real disaster… not an over-cooked turkey.… Read more

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Can Homes Be Designed to Resist Megastorms?

RTAblog_2013_1118_TyphoonHaiyanThe devastation and loss of life from Typhoon Haiyan is still being calculated and, over the weekend, the American Midwest saw many tornadoes from a severe weather front. The terrible results from these storms have re-ignited the discussion about building … Read more

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Wildfires: Planning for Construction, Documentation & Evacuation

wildfireWildfires in Colorado have generated thousands of insurance claims. We’ve compiled a few notes to help prepare you for disasters and insurance claims. As always, we hope these are helpful:… Read more

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