Local Experts Share Tips for Protecting Your Home’s Roof During Hurricane Season

June 6, 2018, 2:51 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — Earlier, we spoke about government incentives meant to help protect homeowners during hurricane season.

Hurricane damage can cost a fortune and one of the most expensive repairs is the roof of your home.

MyStrongHome is a local organization that combines insurance, construction and financing to help people fortify their roof and protect from any damages a storm may cause.

A fortified roof is a specific standard put out by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety.

To learn more, we spoke with Eleanor Kitzman, co-founder and chief administrative officer of MyStrongHome and J.R. Yarnall, roofing contractor with Heritage of Summerville.

We’ll show you what you need and how simple changes can save you money.