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High Wind Alerts and Preparing for Them

5/11/2021 (Permalink)

High Wind Alerts and Preparing for Them

The television and radio have announced that there is going to be high winds in the upcoming day or days in your area. There are things that you can do to prepare for upcoming unusually high winds. By preparing your property and contents on and around your property you can usually expect less damage from the wind.

Contents should either be taken inside or secured. Flying content can be damaged severely and cause damage to other property or even to you, family members or other friends. Secure all porch, pool and patio furniture, grills and grill covers. Bird feeders and hanging plants can easily be blown off and should also be secured.

Check your structure and repair the following things if needed, loose shingles, loose gutters and downspouts, loose shutters, gates and other fence sections, window screens, storm doors and their latches. Check any outside buildings you may have on your property for repairs needed prior to the high wind advisory.

If you have trees on your property, check them for already broken limbs and move all vehicles and anything else that can be damaged away from the trees if possible.

If you do experience damage during a wind storm and need the assistant of professionals for repairs, contact only licensed and insured companies. Referrals can be retained from other businesses, friends and neighbors.

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