Hurricane Preparedness PSA for Homeowners
When a hurricane is headed for your home, preparation is key. In order to help keep you and your family safe and to protect your home from costly damage, here are a few helpful hurricane preparedness psa for homeowners tips and resources:
Create a home evacuation plan (https://www.ready.gov/
Acquire all the necessary supplies (http://www.mynews13.com/
Check your homeowners insurance (https://www.redfin.com/blog/
Take steps to protect your home – trim trees, check your roof for loose shingles, reinforce your garage door (http://www.kiplinger.com/
Understand steps to take during a watch and a warning (https://www.livescience.com/
Consider building a FEMA safe room (https://www.fema.gov/safe-
Don’t forget about your pets (https://www.aspca.org/pet-
Check your generator and make sure you have enough space to use it safely (https://www.closetbox.com/
Stay inside, away from glass doors and windows (http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/
Know your terms (Storm statuses change) (https://weather.com/safety/
Keep your weather radio on and nearby at all times (https://www.emergencykits.
If the winds subside, stay put – it could be the eye of the storm (https://www.almanac.com/
Hunker down in the lowest part of your home away from windows and doors (http://lifehacker.com/how-to-
Prepare to lose power (http://abcnews.go.com/US/
Check your home for damage, being careful of dangling power lines and standing water (http://www.redcross.org/news/
Document damage and file a claim (https://www.todayshomeowner.
Wear protective equipment during cleanup (https://www.cdc.gov/
Locate an open shelter (http://www.redcross.org/get-
Take the recovery process slowly (https://www.thestreet.com/
Locate disaster relief organizations (http://www.disastercenter.