Federal Emergency Management Agency

Cross-braced Wood Pilings Saved Many Homes

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Fairfield Beach, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- The design of the bracing is not typical on this home's pilings, but they worked.  FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Division has specialists who can share with homeowners the best and strongest rebuilding techniques. Detailed literature can also be requested through FEMA's website.   Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA
Fairfield Beach, Conn., Dec. 1, 2012 -- The design of the bracing is not typical on this home's pilings, but they worked. FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Division has specialists who can share with homeowners the best and strongest rebuilding techniques. Detailed literature can also be requested through FEMA's website. Photo by Marilee Caliendo/FEMA - Location: Fairfield Beach, CT
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