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Ways to Protect Your Home During a Storm?

8/2/2022 (Permalink)

Storm Warning Alert

For some unlucky people, storm damage is unavoidable. For others, however, precautions can be taken. Check out these 4 ways to prepare for the possible consequences of the next storm that comes your way.

  • Cleaning outdoor items: Strong winds can not only pick up loose outdoor items and send them flying to your house or your neighbors' houses, but they can also disappear. Ensure all items such as patio furniture, exercise equipment, and other outdoor items are removed if you know a storm is coming.
  • Cutting Trees: Storms are notorious for breaking branches, and not only that, but they also fall right on your house, vehicle, neighbor's house, or even power lines. It is very important to inspect the tree before a storm to avoid this serious damage and mess. If the branch has a loose connection to the tree, it may be best just to cut it off.
  • Install storm curtains: Sometimes, all the heavy rain and windstorms are enough to damage your windows. Installing storm curtains can help protect your windows from damage and debris.
  • Protect your home from flooding: Heavy rains that cause flooding can often damage homes. One prevention option is dry flood protection for your home. For this purpose, the substrate is sealed with concrete. The second option is wet flood protection. This option consists of modifying the area under your house to allow floodwater to flow in and out.

No one knows when Nature will bring an emergency upon us. Therefore, in such cases, it is better to hire a professional Storm Restoration Services in Fairfax, Vienna, & Oakton to clean it up.

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