Crash Test

1 Season
S1 E3 1/23/08

Hurricane-Proof House

Every year, hundreds of storms batter the United States causing millions of dollars of damage to property and wrecking lives. The Smash Test team thinks they've found the perfect solution for threatened homes -- a revolutionary new material made of carbon-fiber cloth originally designed to reinforce concrete support beams. The team puts it to the test by applying it to a mobile home before subjecting it to wind gusts up to 150 miles-per-hour.