Saw TV footage of a chopper air-lifting Katrina victims off a roof, but
where the down thrust from the chopper was stripping the roof of its tiles.
Are these tiles made of paper soaked in tar or similar?
Why are they used in areas subject to hurricanes if choppers can blow them
It's just dangerous down there. Every year with the hurricanes. You know?
Sorry, I just value "living" over a period of time, instead of just "living it
up" for a short duration.
Trying to be sensible.
That's the thinking which is why all of these people in New Orleans are still
there, ...they did NOT evacuate as requested to because they feel they were
going to be OK because just this
"for 40 years, went through 4
This one was different for them, now unfortunately ..some of them, cannot "live
I'm from NJ; lived in the North (Milwaukee, Toronto, Vancouver), liven in
the SOuth (S.Carolina, MD, southern CA).
Can't take the North. Can't stand the Winters anymore.
Cold can also kill ya if ya aren't prepared for it or don't have the $$ to
pay for heating.
Have to be prepared for your chosen environment. Problem is that it takes
time, thought, proper desigin/engineering, and you get <GASP!> less square-
footage for the same proce, for the added safety measures.
So it's a lottery, a gamble. One toss of the dice, and cheaper solutions
work out just fine. but a different toss of the dice, and you're house is
under water, burned down to the nubs, shaken apart, or whatever.
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