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Traditional Houses vs. Forttex Houses

HURRICANES - TORNADOES - EARTHQUAKES - WILDFIRES - FLOODING - PERSONAL SAFETY

HOUSES


 TRADITIONAL CONSTRUCTION FORTTEX
  Wind Resistance  90 - 100MPH  250MPH+
  Hurricane Resistant  No  Yes
  Tornado Resistant  No  Yes
  Earthquake Resistant  No  Yes
  Wildfire Resistant  No  Yes
  Flood Resistant  No  Up to 86" (three lines of defense)
  Ballistic  No  Yes
  Sewer Backup Protection  No  Yes
  Energy-Efficient  Varies  Yes
  Steel Channels  No  Yes
  Wood Studs  Yes  Yes
  Stud Spacing  16" - 24"  12"
  All Interior  Traditional Construction  Traditional Construction
  Concrete Roof  No  Yes (roof System)
  Roof Sheeting  OSB Board  Plywood (1 1/2"), Tile (fireproof option)
  Roof Shingles  Yes  Yes (additional options available)
  Insulation  Fiberglass Batts  Closed Cell Spray Foam
  Ballistic Windows  No  Yes (295LB each)
  Doors  Fiberglass, Steel, Wood  FEMA 361, FEMA 320, Ballistic, Marine
  Steel Content  1.2LB per Square Foot  21.75LB per Square Foot
  Weight per Square Foot  146 - 198LB  479 - 567LB
  Maintenance  Frequent  Infrequent
  Interior/ Exterior Appearance  Traditional  Traditional