SOME IMPORTANT STORM SAFETY MEASURES YOU CAN TAKE FOR YOUR PROPERTY
Whatever type of property you own, it’s essential to be prepared for storms. During such storms, homes may be damaged or destroyed by high winds and high waves. According forecasters, we should always take preventive steps to prepare for any potential consequences of extreme weather.
Here are some important safety measures that homeowners or property owners can take to protect their property during stormy weather to reduce the chance of catastrophic damages.
- Clear away outdoor items
Make sure all lawn furniture, gardening tools, sporting equipment and other outdoor items are stored away if a storms is heading your way. High winds can pick up these items and send them flying through window. Make sure all your windows and doors are closed.
- Flood-proof your home
Heavy rainstorm can lead to flooding. If you experienced flooding and there is water at your location, keep people clear the area.
- Maintain and trim the trees
Loose and dead branches on tress around home can cause significant damage in a storm so homeowners should regularly check all the trees around a home and trim branches that are close to the property.
- Remember the gutters
Ensuring these are well maintained and clog – free will help protect a house form leaks. If they become clogged with leaves and debris, water will back up and can enter the roof causing further damage to the inside of a home.
Cleaning up after a significant weather can be challenging. We at SERVPRO of Ventura, we manage the kind pf projects for your home or business right away to get you back to normal. We handle storm damage, fire damage, water damage and mold remediation/prevention as well. Please call us SERVPRO of Ventura at (805) 656-3911