Tag Archives: hurricanes

The Far Pond Home in Southampton, New York

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

The Far Pond Home in Southampton, New York was designed by Bates Masi Architects with components that provide for aesthetic beauty as well as hurricane protection. The home features extensive use of glass that utilizes the water views and wood is used …

Preparing and planning for hurricane season

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Once again we are starting the new hurricane season which officially starts on June 1st and its time to really make sure that you have made all your needed preparations. It’s important to have a basic understanding of hurricanes and …

Hurricane ties

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

When I’ve built in the Bahamas we have to use many different types of metal straps and ties to try to ensure against hurricane damage. Yet many assume that because this is Vermont, we don’t have to use hurricane ties …

Doors- in swing or out swing

Todd Vendituoli -HomeCentrL

When I had only built homes in the north, exterior doors were not something that you really thought about other than whether they would swing to the right or the left. However they always swing to the interior of the …