High winds can knock down trees and power lines, kick up debris and damage properties. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to minimize damage to your property.
Secure loose objects outdoors such as deck furniture, flower pots and holiday decorations.
Charge your phone before strong winds occur in case of power outages.
Avoid drivingespecially in high winds and in tall or high-profile vehicles.
Trim or remove dead, damaged or rotting trees and other plants.
Tight cracks around windows and doors with sealing. Fill holes around the pipes.
Anchor fuel tanks or other structures on the property.
Secure fences and porchesmake sure they are structurally sound and firmly attached to the ground or home.
Keep your insurance up to date so you don̵7;t have any surprises when you need to make a homeowner’s claim.
These are just a few tips that can help keep your property safe during high winds. Contact us if you have questions about your home insurance.