Areas where hurricanes strike are always at risk of a significant or minor natural disaster. The intensity of a hurricane depends on the area and atmospheric conditions. Knowing what level of risk the area you live in will help you greatly in that you can plan ahead for whatever comes your way.
These hurricane safety tips will help you prepare for a disaster before it strikes.
Know the hazards that threaten your community.
Sign up for weather alerts and local warning systems so you know when to expect a disaster.
Every home should have an emergency kit in the event of a power outage or evacuation. An emergency kit should contain first aid supplies and medicines, water, batteries for flashlights, shelf stable food, clothing plus food and water for pets too.
Preparing your home will minimize damage. Remove tree branches hanging over your roof. Also, inspect windows, doors, walls, and the roof for damage. Repair as soon as you can so storm damage doesn’t further damage an already damaged part of your home.
Stay in touch with the local emergency management and find safe routes while evacuating during a hurricane.
You should know what to do before a hurricane approaches, hits, and moves away. Share important information with your family and friends and tell them to prepare themselves.
If you live in a hurricane zone, then you know how important it is to have a company that can provide 24-hour service. At ServiceMaster Cleaning and Restoration Services, we have a team of experts who are here when you need us.