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Hurricane Season Tips: Riding Out the Storm at Home
A hurricane or tropical storm can be frightening, but it’s important to remain calm and know exactly what to do to make it through the situation unscathed. Many people will choose to find safety at official shelters while others may decide to remain at home with their families. If you choose the latter, know the steps to help increase your family’s safety.
Preparing at Home
The proper arrangements at home can make riding out the storm easier. Make sure your refrigerator is working to its full potential to keep perishables cool if power goes out. Turn off or unplug things such as propane tanks, small appliances or any other utilities as instructed by local authorities. Water may become scarce during the storm, so fill your bathtub and large containers to use for cleaning and flushing only.
If the hurricane intensifies, follow our guidelines to help keep you and your family out of harm’s way. Keep everyone away from windows and doors at all times and lead them to a small interior room, closet or hallway. If you live in a two-story home or a multi-story building, it’s important you find refuge on the first floor. If the storm’s intensity continues to increase, remain beneath a table or any other strong object.
Ensure to pack up on batteries and always keep a portable radio handy in case power is lost. Hurricanes may come with other dangers, such as tornado formations. Be sure to stay tuned to your radio for warnings and follow the location of the storm to avoid the false sense of relief the “eye” of the hurricane can bring.
Protection You Can Count On
We understand you wanting to remain at home to protect your family and property. However, there’s another important option to give your home the protection it needs. At Shepard Walton King, you can count on a hurricane and flood insurance policy to give your home thorough and comprehensive protection.
Our insurance experts can help you personalize your home insurance policy with all of your needs in mind. Don’t let a hurricane or tropical storm take a toll on your family’s home, visit our office in Texas today.