Significant loss avoidance occurred during two separate EF3 tornado events in west Florida in February, 2016, thanks to the foresight and advanced planning of FEMA, the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and REBUILD.
According to the current Florida Building Code, reroofing, repairs and roof deck attachment require 8-penny ring shank nails, spaced 6 inches or less across the roof. The length of the 8 penny nails (2.5 inches) and the nail spacing of 6 inches or less is the construction standard.
It was impressive to see REBUILD Northwest Florida finish work on its 10,000th home. As the 10thanniversary of Hurricane Ivan approaches, it’s important to remember REBUILD’s mission and the positive impact the nonprofit has had on Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties after that punishing storm.
As published in the Pensacola News Journal, July 13, 2014. Article used with permission.
REBUILD’s milestone 10,000th home caps over seven years of efforts by REBUILD Northwest Florida to use FEMA grants to assist homeowners in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties with the fortification of their homes.
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