Are you prepared for hurricane season? In an average season, about 18 named storms occur. Of those storms, 3 are typically major hurricanes and another 6 vary in intensity, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The time to prepare for a hurricane is before it hits. By knowing how to prepare for a hurricane, you can concentrate on safeguarding your home and belongings as best as possible. Preparing for a hurricane could prevent thousands of dollars in damages.
By following tips from the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety and Nationwide can help protect your home from high-speed winds, hail, driven rain and flying debris. Here are some hurricane preparedness tips to keep you safe.
1. Create a hurricane emergency kit
Create an emergency kit that includes essentials needed to survive if you and your family are stranded in a storm. Here’s a look at … Read more