How to Prepare your Home for Storms
Getting your home prepared before a heavy rain storm or for the potential hurricane/ tropical storm is important for all homeowners to do. In the case of a storm, heavy rains can cause flooding and heavy winds can cause branches to break off trees or for objects outside a home such as furniture or flower pots to move around and cause damage to the property.
Prepare your home:
- Check your roof regularly to make sure that there are no loose shingles or leaks to ensure that it is in good condition.
- It is important to keep your homes gutters, downspouts, and drains free and clear of leaves and debris.
- Be sure to remove branches that are close to the home.
- Loose items around the home such as furniture, plant pots, or decorations need to be secured safely or brought inside.