There are over 16,000 homes designated to meet the FORTIFIED Home standard across the nation. FORTIFIED Homes have withstood Hurricanes Dorian and Michael with minimal damage. Homes built to these standards have lowered insurance rates for homeowners in many states including North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana. You can lower your insurance rates and strengthen your home with FORTIFIED when re-roofing or building new. Learn how you can make your home FORTIFIED.