(1) Secure Objects
Secure and anchor outdoor items such as sporting equipment, yard umbrellas and grills to the ground, and bolt outdoor furniture if possible. This will help prevent these objects from flying thru the air and causing damage to your home, property, and vehicle.
(2) Examine the Exterior of Your Home
Check your home’s exterior for loose siding or bricks and secure all doors with deadbolts and windstorm protection.
Landscaping is another way to prevent the wind from damaging your property. Place new trees far enough away from the house to avoid them from potentially crashing down on your roof or car.
(4) Maintain Your Tees
Make sure your trees are thoroughly trimmed and remove branches that are dangling or have fallen to the ground. When in doubt, have your large trees evaluated by an arborist.
(5) Check Your Siding
Your siding covers the majority of your home’s exterior, it is also the first line of defense against the elements. One of the most common types of property damage after a storm is roof and / or siding damage. Make sure you Inspect your home’s siding prior to storm season and fix any issues such as loose siding.
About First Choice Restoration
First Choice Restoration is a water, mold, fire, and smoke remediation company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. The company also operates additional offices throughout other areas of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware. The company has been assisting homeowners and businesses with water, mold, fire, and smoke cleanup for over 40 years.