IBHS roofing specialist Mark Zehnal explains some of the upgrades that make a FORTIFIED Roof stronger.
FORTIFIED at a Glance
Printable PDFs of the Inside FORTIFIED series in both English and Spanish.
Getting FORTIFIED Certified
Whether you’re an architect designing a new home, a contractor building a house, an inspector verifying compliance, an insurance agent providing coverage or an agency providing funding for construction – you can benefit from training offered by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) through FORTIFIED Wise University.
Benefits to becoming A FORTIFIED Trained Service Provider
Contractors across the country are learning how a series of upgrades that go beyond typical building codes can protect homes from storms and are using the FORTIFIED program to help grow their businesses.
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Reputation for Quality
Satisfied customers are your strongest advocates and, when a storm comes, the ones who stay dry are the loudest. Give your company its best chance of success by offering the added protection of the FORTIFIED standard.
Added Customer Confidence
A FORTIFIED designation requires documentation that the techniques and components outlined in the standard were used. This independent third-party verification gives potential customers confidence their home or roof will be constructed to the highest standard.
FORTIFIED training provides tools to help you be successful. Go a step further and become a FORTIFIED service provider. Then, not only can you advertise your expertise in resilient construction or roofing, you’ll be listed in the online FORTIFIED directory.
Stay In The Know
Do you want to keep up with the latest resiliency research? Would you like timely tips and reminders to keep your home safe from Mother Nature? Are you interested in the science behind the FORTIFIED standard? Then, sign up for customized emails to learn more.