Sash & Sill Windows and Doors in Sarasota

Each year hurricane season comes and goes, hopefully with minimal damage, but storms typically peak in August and September. Most Florida homeowners are well aware of how important it is to be prepared. However, if you’re new to our state, a first-time homeowner, or just in need of a refresher, we’re here to help with our hurricane preparedness tips! As with every hurricane season regardless of forecast, knowing the essentials of how to prepare could truly be a life saver.

Hurricane Kits
It is important to create a kit of supplies that you could take with you if you are forced to evacuate. This kit will also be useful if you are able to stay in your home, but are still affected by the storm, such as through the loss of power. One common trend seen when hurricanes are approaching is a wide-spread panic. When this happens, people rush in large numbers to get all the supplies they think they need. However, if you prepare your kit ahead of time, you can alleviate a lot of the potential stress of a very chaotic situation. You should create your kit in a bag that you can easily take with you. Some recommended items to include are:

Securing Your Home
Know how to secure your home in the event of damaging winds, storm surge and flooding.