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What To Do Before Hurricane Season

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON 2015? KNOW YOUR NUMBERS 6 Powerless People 6 MILLION O00000O0 After hurricane Wilma in 2005, there were over 6 Million people without power, lasting over 15 days for some ** $68 Billion Hurricane Sandy's damage costs when it hit the US in 2012 $108 %24 %24 Billion Huriicane Katrina's record breaking damages cost to the US. The most costly hurricane in history. 285 Total Fatalities Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Average of 15 hurricanes per year THINGS TO REMEMBER TO HAVE-LIST Along with a generator, put these smaller items on your must-have survival list First Aid Clothes & Flashlight & Radios Cellphone & Back up Battery Cash Kit Blankets FACT: 3.5 Number of homes left without Millions power during hurricane Sandy Can 7-Day Supply of Water Extra Non-perishable Food Prescription Medicine Batteries Opener ADD RESISTANCE TO YOUR HOME PROTECT YOUR DOORS PROTECT YOUR WINDOWS PROTECT YOUR GARAGE DOOR 110 mph Damage to most doors occur at this speed 34 mph The average speed in which flying objects begin breaking windows Percent of residential damages stems from garage doors 80% USE DEADBOLT LOCKS STRONG LOCK NO TAPE HORIZONTAL BRACING Perfect for reinforcing your locking mechanism Multi-point locks ensure a much safer storm experience Did you know? Тарe offers no protection against hurricanes You can greatly improve the strength of your garage door by installing horizontal bracing in each panel or a sliding glass door STORM SHUTTER HEAVIER HINGES Add stronger supports and heavier hinges to garage doors. One of the SECURED CONNECTING DOORS best things you could possibly do is to install Secure and reinforce all storm shutters connecting doors or impact windows if you have a patio or porch PLYWOOD PROTECTION For those who don't have STORM RESISTANT Consider DOOR HINGES shutters or Change the hinge directions of all exterior doors impact windows this is your best alternative replacing a standard so that the doors swing outward and not inward garage door with one that is storm resistant. STEADY WATER FLOW PROTECT YOUR ROOF BUILD A SAFE ROOM Percentage of roofs damaged during hurricane Andrew. 231 mph The percentage of New Orleans that 80% was under water after hurricane Katrina 95% The maximum recorded wind speed during a hurricane. 300+ mph ANCHOR DOWN Consider hurricane straps and anchors to ensure the roof is The estimated wind speed a WATER ROUTE bolted to the rest of the house. hurricane can reach. Ensure that you have a ready made path for water to travel should it 450+ mph hit your house The wind speed to which most safe rooms are built to FLOW FREELY Make sure withstand. SEAL IT UP Seal the areas nothing blocks flowing water during a hurricane. CEMENT IT Reinforce your roof tiles by adding roofing cement to the bindings where wires enter TRULY SAFE your home to minimize the The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) states that when constructed properly a safe room offers"near absolute" hurricane water damage protection ARE YOU READY? PRESENTED BY: Don't wait for the rising flood waters to think about hurricane preparedness. Review your hurricane plans. Get ready to act if a warning is issued, keep safe and stay informed. の SECURE RESTORATION EMERGENCY WATER REMOVAL MOLD REMOVAL FIRE CLEAN UP www.securerestoration.com 国 同

What To Do Before Hurricane Season

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You can never go wrong with preparing ahead of time in cases like these. Hurricane Season is a no joke so why not take your preparation seriously in order to protect your family and home the best way ...

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