There is a lot you can do to protect your home from storm damage. The most common type of property damage is damage to the roof and siding from heavy winds and/or hail. Here are some quick and easy precautions you can take to minimize property damage.
Replace Missing or Damaged Shingles
If you notice a damaged shingle on your home, you’ll want to get it repaired. Damaged shingles are more likely to break free and do even more damage.
Siding on your home is a lot like damaged shingles–you’ll want to get it repaired as soon as possible. Damaged siding prone to being ripped off during extreme wind storms.
Make Sure Water Can Flow Away From Your Home
Be on the look out to ensure that your driveway isn’t tilted so water runoff runs towards your home–this could cause water damage in a hurry.
Trim Your Trees
Troublesome tree limbs can result in serious damage in the event of a hail or wind storm. It can cause tree debris to fall on your home, vehicle, or your neighbor’s property.
Your home and the things inside and out are replaceable–your family is not. Storm season is unpredictable, but that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for it.