Hurricanes combine two of nature’s most damaging forces: wind and water. If you live on or near the coast, your best defense is to have proper home insurance coverage and make sure you know what to do to get the claims process rolling after a storm passes. Read on to find out more.
Dealing with damage to your home caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, or other severe storms can be both difficult and dangerous. Read on for tips on how keep your family safe and begin to get your life back together in the aftermath of a storm.
If a hurricane strikes with little warning and catches you unprepared, there are still a number of steps you can take in a short time to prepare for the storm. Read on for some tips on how to keep your family and home safe when a hurricane catches you unprepared.
Tornadoes are one of the most destructive weather events, with winds as high as over 200 miles per hour and leaving a trail of destruction a mile or more wide. Around 1,000 tornadoes form in the U.S. each year. Read this article to see what you can do to prepare for a tornado before it strikes.
Framing a house for wind resistance is always a good idea, and may be required by building codes in certain areas, especially those near the coast that are prone to hurricanes. Watch this video to find out more.
Garage doors can be easily damaged by high winds during a hurricane or severe storm. Metal reinforcement kits are available that attach to the concrete slab and framing above the door to provide two additional points of support, or you can make your own garage door reinforcement from 2x4s. Watch this video to find out how to go about it.