Hurricane proof house - Fortessa Caribbean 200
Hurricane resistant log home Fortessa Caribbean 200 was designed to withstand CAT5 winds of more than 245 mph
Hurricane resistant log house
Thick, massive glue laminated timber walls are made of certified & tested extra strong GL 24 graded glue laminated beams, this is no cabin. All timber is treated against termites with Axil 3000P. Lumber is harvested from responsibly managed Scandinavian forests.
Specially designed dovetailed corner joints give extra strength and all walls consists of heavy stainless steel anchors from top to bottom to make this house extra strong and keep it securely fixed to its foundation.
Security glass doors and windows are all protected with hurricane proof window shutters.
The roof is a Ruuki Classic Nextgen sheet metal roof from Finland, 6 dB quieter than any other metal roof and, of course, it is hurricane proof. Colors available for roofing are red, white, gray, limestone, and sometimes blue is available on special order.
The colour scheme for your house is up to you, as we can provide all of the colors found in NCS colour charts.
Pricing of a hurricane-resistant home
It is a higher-end, cosy, ecological, European made hurricane-proof home that can be built fast for a reasonable price.
Price is depending on transport costs, import taxes and other location–dependent costs.
Fortessa model is from 130. 000.- USD .
Delivery times are from 4 months.
Glue laminated timber treated with Axil 3000P is 100% termite proof.
CAT 5 Hurricane-resistant log house
Our houses can stand hurricane winds up to 245 MPH and this is way more than CAT 5 hurricane winds. Our houses can also be built earthquake proof up to Richter 7.
Attached is a 3 bedroom / 2 bathroom floor plan.
We will custom design your home.
Now our hurricane proof homes are available in US Virgin Islands.
If you need help with building permission, ground works etc, contact licensed architect Robert Crane in St. John, you’ll get the best advise from him, he also has wall samples to show you