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Can 60 mph winds destroy a decent sized house

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fritzmerde

Only if they're made out of sticks or straw (hay), the 3rd little pig was good to go. It depends on the type of house you own & the materials used. There are homes that can withstand 100+ mph winds with no problem

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60 mph winds cannot destroy a decent sized house. This is because the winds speed is not so strong. A decent sized house could be destroyed by winds that are 80 mph or more than.

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It could carry debris into the house and destroy it that way yes. 60 mile an hour winds can make some items very destructive missiles.

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That depends on how well the house is built. If I were to build a decent sized house, I assure you 60 mph winds would be able to destroy it. But, assuming it was built by a credible company, I agree with Lucy.

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Not if it is structurally sound. 60 mph winds are not that uncommon. You can get gusts that strong in any decent sized thunderstorm.

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Rock on, we were building houses capable of withstanding 135+ mph
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I lived in Florida durring a class 5 hurricane. This would be 157 mph or higher. I saw no broken homes.

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Oh please I saw Miami after Andrew! It was destroyed by the 5 hurricane.
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I will repeat myself. I saw no broken homes... What houses did get damaged where obviously spewed all over the news for ratings.
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the house it self maybe not, but falling trees around it could damage the house. 60mph wids are strong enough to brake branches on trees even uproot them.

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