Tips on how to prepare your home for a hurricane
A hurricane is an intense, rotating ocean weather system that possesses maximum sustained winds exceeding 74 mph. These powerful storms can cause extensive damage to your home and may even bring financial hardships. While you can’t stop a hurricane from striking the area where you live, there are things you can do to protect both you and your family.
Hurricane season begins every year in June and can last until the end of November; therefore, it is wise to start planning as soon as possible and have a preparation plan in place for you and your family to follow before a hurricane strikes.
Below are a few helpful tips you should keep in mind when preparing for hurricane season.
Create an emergency kit – The kit should include non-perishable food, water, first-aid items, clothing, battery powered radio, flashlights and batteries. … Read the rest