Are you looking to take your backyard pool deck to the next level? Look no further than the Makers All-Star Challenge team! This talented group of DIYers, contractors, and content creators have taken on the challenge of renovating and revitalizing a backyard pool deck in Tampa, Florida. And we are thrilled to have partnered with them to bring this amazing project to life!
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On a mission to educate homeowners about high-wind retrofits. Like most lifelong residents of the Gulf Coast, Simpson Strong-Tie employee Cheryl Zafiris has a long personal history with hurricanes. Hers started right after she was born.
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This article was originally published on Building Talent Foundation’s website, which you can read here.
Simpson Strong-Tie Training Specialist/Outreach Coordinator Dan Scullion has given product demonstrations to engineers, architects, building officials and construction contractors, but a group of students from Jacksonville Job Corps Center kept him on his toes.
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On October 10, Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. Having already wrought havoc across Central America, the Category 4 storm became the third most powerful hurricane (in terms of minimum central pressure, a key indicator of strength) ever to hit the contiguous United States. By the time the storm finally cleared, it had tragically claimed 60 lives and some $11.28 billion in damages.
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