Creating a place of safety in any home can be as low-cost and low-tech as using rolls of plastic sheeting and duct tape to temporarily seal a room. Jennifer Grover, spokesperson for the Portland Cement Association, says many people in places like Oklahoma where tornadoes often threaten are building safe room additions to their homes.
In February, BUILDER blew the cover off our first-ever national Internet-based survey on Generation X. This month, in part two of our three-part series, we zero in on the amazing 44 percent of respondents who are not married.Alone, paired, or alone again, a surprising number of Gen-Xers, aged 25 to 34, are not married. Builder's survey results tell Kipnis that Gen-Xers are "techno-savvy, fearless, impatient, and environmentally aware."