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Hurricane Awareness Week:
Strenghten Your Home

Part of preparing for a hurricane includes strengthening your home. There are a number of ways to do this that can help to minimize damage sustained during a storm. Keep in mind, in order to best prepare policyholders will want to gather the supplies needed to strengthen their structure well ahead of a storm. We detail these easy mitigation efforts below:

  • Cover your windows; popular covers include plywood, steel, or aluminum panels
  • Secure all doors and windows
  • Secure any loose outdoor furniture or lawn decorations. These items can create additional hazards if picked up by high winds
  • Your garage door is the weakest part of a home, be sure to that it is secured, reinforced, and able endure hurricane-force winds
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