According to CoreLogic, about 1 in 10 households will be affected by a natural disaster in 2021.

There will be 20 climate-related disasters in the United States in 2021, each costing at least $1 billion, according to NOAA.

More than 14.5 million households caused nearly $57 billion in property damage.

This wreaked havoc on American families. About 1 in 10 homes have been affected by natural disasters, according to a study released Thursday by real estate research firm CoreLogic. More than 14.5 million households caused nearly $57 billion in property damage.

According to CoreLogic, winter storms in the middle of the country had the greatest impact, hitting more than 12.7 million homes and causing more than $15 billion in property damage. Better wall and ceiling insulation, higher window standards, and minimising plumbing stress could make future homes better protected from the cold, CoreLogic suggests.