According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma caused $50 billion in damages when it hit Florida in 2017. That makes it the fifth most costly hurricane to hit the U.S. It’s vital Florida homeowners know their stuff when it comes to roof repair and their insurance.
Being just a few feet from the North Atlantic is one of the biggest reasons to live in Jacksonville. Jacksonville Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida. In recent years, tourists have been more attracted to the North Atlantic than to the Gulf of Mexico. People living in Jacksonville get to enjoy it all the time.
Florida is one of the hottest states in the United States. In fact, it’s home to eight of the hottest cities in America – making it second only to Texas. And yes, our beloved Jacksonville ranks 34. Cool sea air can take the edge off the heat, but Jacksonville still has 82 days of the year with a temperature over 90. That’s 22% of the time, and mid-summer highs soar even higher than that.