With the spring and summer seasons quickly approaching, it’s important to make sure that your home here in the Amarillo, TX area is prepared for storms.
Here are a few tips from us at Allied Insurance Agency to help you get ready:
1. Inspect your roof for any damage or weak spots that could allow wind or rain to enter your home. Make repairs as necessary.
2. Clean the gutters and downspouts of leaves and debris so water can flow freely away from your house.
3. Trim back trees and shrubs that could potentially fall on your home or cause damage during a storm.
4. Install window shutters to protect windows from high winds and flying debris. You can also use plywood to cover windows as an alternative option if you don’t have shutters installed already.
5. Secure outside furniture like patio umbrellas, tables, chairs, grills, and other items that could blow away in strong winds.
6. Ensure all entry points are sealed with weather stripping if they are not already properly insulated against moisture intrusion or drafts.
7. Have an emergency kit ready with flashlights, extra batteries, snacks, water, first aid materials, and an NOAA weather radio in case of power outages due to severe weather.
8. Be sure to update your homeowner’s insurance policy so it provides adequate coverage in case of catastrophic damage caused by a storm.
9. Have a plan in place in the event of an emergency and practice it with your family members regularly. Make sure everyone knows where to go, who to contact, and how to get help
Give Us A Call
By following these tips, you can ensure that your home is prepared for a storm before one hits! If you have any additional questions or want to explore a new homeowners insurance policy, give us at Allied Insurance Agency a call today We are proud to serve the Amarillo, TX area.