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Neighborly Tips for Weathering the Storm


Natural disasters like hurricanes, severe storms, and floods aren’t mindful of your schedule and can arrive at any time. The best thing you can do for your family is to prepare long before the storm arrives.

Preparing for unpredictable weather situations can feel daunting. You might be thinking, “How do I know what I don’t know?” It’s easy to feel like there might be necessary tasks you’re overlooking.

Take the guesswork out of preparing for a storm with this comprehensive Storm Safety/Severe Weather Checklist, courtesy of Neighborly®. This FREE resource will help ensure your home ready to weather any storm.

When you download your checklist, you’ll find several helpful tips for acting before and after severe weather, such as:

Before the Storm

  • Reattach loose window shutters and gutters.
  • Plug electricity-powered items into surge protectors.

After the Storm

  • Have roof professionally checked for damage.
  • Check for and repair cracks in stucco.

Click to download the complete checklist!

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