Storm Season

Keeping your Property Safe: Storm Season

»Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Storm Season | 0 comments

Some places just experience more storms per year than others. However, it doesn’t mean that you aren’t part of those places that you’re not going to take the extra precaution into protecting your property. There are times that no matter how much you take precautions you can still get property damage but not as much as when you didn’t take care of it. Storms can be a pain but it is natural and there aren’t any procedures you can do to stop it. You can only reduce the risk around you and your property so when the storm comes you’re better prepared.  

Storm Season

Here are some reminders that you should read into keeping your property safe before storm season starts.  

Check the vicinity of your property.  

Checking the vicinity of your property will prove to be an ideal first step. Check for trees if there are safety risks that is hiding in plain sight. You might need tree removal services and if you do; do not waste time and call them immediately. That way you will get one thing out of the way before anything bad might happen. Branches falling into your roof or breaking your windows isn’t something you want to happen to your house and just think of the costs it will take to replace your broken roof and windows.  

Keep the Things Away or Secured. 

This is to say that you as the property owner will have to take the initiative to make sure that things outside your property is already secured. If you have garden decors it would be best if you keep them in the garage or shed until storm season passes. If you have an open patio bring the things inside that could be blown off by the wind. Take off curtains as this could prove to be a hazard. Taking the initiative to take care of the things for your property will not only help you save on cost for repairs and replacement.

Secure windows, doors and exterior of the house.  

This is really just you sealing up the things that needs sealing. If you find cracks and crevices that isn’t part of the design seal that up. This will ensure that no water gets into where it is not wanted as it could get the foundation of your house weak. Make sure that your windows are sealed too and if it is made of glass take the extra precaution of adding reinforcement as to avoid it getting smashed by objects or materials hurtled by a wind travelling at a fast speed. Also make sure that doors can be properly bolted locked. You don’t want your garage door to give up in the middle of the storm and flew open.   

Being a responsible property owner means that you can protect your property from risks that can be prevented. You can save on costs and worry less of the damages to your property. You can have the peace of mind that you are safe and secure inside your property. Damage to property can cost you a lot money to fix and lead you to debt.

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