Being prepared for severe weather means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for at least 72 hours. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the items on the checklist below. Most of the items are inexpensive and easy to find, and any one of them could save your life.Read More
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Hurricane season lasts from June through November each year. Hurricanes are one of nature’s most powerful forces, turning warm ocean water into powerful storms capable of mass destruction. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a 70 percent likelihood of 10 to 14 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which four to eight could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher). One to four of these may become major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5 with winds of 111 mph or higher).
With that being said, severe weather can be unpredictable and strike at any time. Being prepared in the event your property is damaged by a hurricane, tornado, hailstorm or similar disaster is essential as we head into this season of severe weather. We recommend considering the following tips to achieve fast, efficient handling of any claims you may face.Read More