10:59PM | 07/16/14
Member Since: 07/16/14
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I live in an ancient 1961 mobile home in Florida. An equally large square footage was added onto this home and has a cement floor. Added onto this was a large lanai also with cement flooring. Sometimes rainwater seeps into the lanai area, but it has never reached the center "room".

I would like to make my place safer as regards tornadoes, tropical storms, and hurricanes. I am wondering if it would be possible to build a small/tiny cinder block house within the walls of the middle "room" which already has a cement floor.

I am not permitted to build a real house on my property as it is zoned for manufactured homes, but the property is mine and
, if it were possible to have a small cinder block house within the confines of the central area; I would feel much safer about living here.

Is this a possibility and would it create a building sufficiently strong to weather severe winds? Thank you.



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