Preparing your Home and Family for Flood Damage
In preparation for storm damage keeping your home safe might be first on your mind. But, before you secure your home, take a few steps to be sure you and your family stay safe from flood water:
o Make a plan to leave your home
o Get extra prescription medications
o Put together a pack with water and food for a few days
o Have a way to listen to emergency broadcasts if the power goes out
In addition to completing these tasks, you should prepare your home to keep it safe from water damage.
" Schedule routine maintenance for doors, windows, and roofs.
" Check your Landscaping for possible flooding and
" Know what to do in an emergency by checking websites like www.redcross.org