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This is a giant kevlar/carbonfiber shroud meant to
envelope and help protect an entire home from natural
disasters - hurricanes, tornados, wildfires. (It probably
can't protect against floods, because water would be
to seep under the shroud.) Shroud would be wrapped
around 4 suitably
tall telescoping poles to
and would include roof covering.
Your home is typically your costliest asset and your life
investment. Its contents can include irreplaceable items
precious to you and your family. If a natural disaster
along with adequate warning, such as a hurricane or a
wildfire, then you owe it to yourself to erect a home
defense barrier that will keep your core dwelling safe.
Investment in this kind of safety measure could also
in a discount on home insurance premiums. Shroud could
also include photoelectric material to produce some
solar power to keep home powered in the event of
electrical grid outage from disaster.
They're on it.
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Aug 31 2017]
||Perhaps the walls and roof of the house should simply be
built from the shroud-material.
||The shroud's probably going to be quite expensive -
might be worth investing in another shroud to protect
it from any damage
||It's already possible to design and build tornado- and hurricane-proof dwellings. Making the same structure floodproof is more of a challenge, but not insurmountable. As for fires, again the same construction style is intrinsically fire resistant.
||Why not make that envelope a lot bigger; put an alternative address on the outside of it, then post the whole house to a safer location until the risk passes? "A return to sender" will ensure that it comes back to the same location in due course.