Posts Tagged ‘ Hurricane Sandy ’

IBHS Urges Consumers to Rebuild Stronger on Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

Oct 26th, 2014

As the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 29, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) has issued an advisory to residents in affected areas to rebuild and repair their communities, homes and businesses to be stronger and more hurricane-resistant. IBHS recommends specific guidelines for “Rebuilding and Repairing Safer and Stronger [...]

Silver Line Feels Impact of Sandy

Jan 3rd, 2014

Hurricane Sandy, which rocked the Northeast little more than a year ago, devastated coastal communities. While it may have destroyed homes, it created a lasting “impact” for North Brunswick, N.J.-based Silver Line Building Products. Following the hurricane, the company set out to create a new line of storm windows. Swati Jain, product manager for Silver [...]

IBHS Provides Guidance on Rebuilding Back Stronger and Safer on Hurricane Sandy Anniversary

Nov 1st, 2013

A year ago Hurricane Sandy knocked out power, flooded streets and destroyed homes in dozens of communities along the Atlantic Coast. Among the areas hardest hit by the storm were New Jersey and New York, where thousands were displaced from their homes and businesses. Since then, life is returning to normal, but, as is often [...]

IBHS Standards Recommended in Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Efforts

Aug 27th, 2013

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety’s (IBHS) Fortified Home programs and standards are recommended in the federal Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force’s Rebuilding Strategy released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The strategy includes 69 recommendations from the task force, which has been meeting since last year to create [...]

Simonton Donates Windows to Sandy Victim

Jul 12th, 2013

Industry companies, including ABC Supply and Simonton Windows, are helping one family in need after toddler Tripp Halstead was critically injured when a large branch fell on his head during Hurricane Sandy. Months later, the Halstead family struggles with daily life, but has received help from thousands of individuals and companies. “There is a chain [...]

President Signs Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to Assist in Rebuilding Efforts After Sandy

Jan 31st, 2013

President Obama signed a bill on Tuesday that is designed to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy, which struck the Northeast in October 2012. H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013. The bill was introduced in the House on January 4 and is now public law. It could assist glass and window companies in [...]

Crystal Windows Provides Hurricane Victim Discount

Nov 9th, 2012

In response to the widespread damage wreaked by Hurricane Sandy, Crystal Window & Door Systems has announced a special price discount on vinyl windows for impacted residential homeowners. The discount is available through the company’s network of window distributors, dealers and home improvement contractors throughout the tri-state New York, New Jersey and Connecticut region. To [...]

Hurricane Sandy: Offering Help

Nov 6th, 2012

Although hurricane season ‘officially’ ends at the end of November, hurricanes forming this late in the season are unusual. But the cooler water temperatures didn’t deter Hurricane Sandy. Its track was wide and has had a major effect on millions of people and businesses along the East Coast. Although there were warnings, no one could [...]

Will Sandy Boost the Building Industry: Maybe, But She’s the Imperfect Storm!

Nov 1st, 2012

While hurricane Sandy was battering the East Coast, I was busy making sales calls in the safer part of the country. But even before the storm died down, I wasn’t surprised to hear comments that I normally hear in times like this, such as, “Well it will be great for the building industry!” and “Great [...]