Hurricane MatthewHurricane Matthew was the first category 5 hurricane since Felix in 2007 and it caused catastrophic damage in the South Eastern United States in September 2016.  For home in low-lying areas, flooding exacted a terrible toll.  In North Carolina, damage is expected to exceed $1.5 billion. So it was good news when Summerlin Builders received a letter from one of it's clients, the Martin's about how well their home survived the storm.  

The Martin Home was built in Princeton, NC and they said that when the storm struck Johnston County, they had pounding, driving rain and wind in excess of 80 mph for about 10 hours. The Martin's reported 10 inches of rain that day. Mickey Martin said, "You could hear the wind howling and see the rain hammering the house but our little home never budged. It did not shake, rattle or sway at all. I walked from room to room checking every window and exterior door opening making sure water was not coming into our house. I can say that we remained completely dry."

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