Constructed to withstand a hurricane. Roof failures are the largest category in hurricane loss. The three options shingles, concrete tiles or metal. Mandatory factors for hurricane roofing: 1)Structural walls- strong enough to secure tie or bond beams. 2) Trusses should be double strapped. 3) Roof deck- 5/8" plywood and 8D ring shanked nails. 4) Hip roof safer than gabled roof.