Ten Tips to Prepare You for Storm Season

Are you prepared? As storms, hurricanes, and other natural disasters can suddenly wreak havoc in your life, it is a good idea to always be ready.

Here are ten simple tips to keep you and your home and family prepared:

  1. Refresh batteries in emergency kits yearly.
  2. Prepare kits for pets.
  3. Place shoes and kits near/under beds for easy access.
  4. Securely mount furniture and any objects that can fall or block entry/exit ways.
  5. Have a small reserve of cash on hand.
  6. Keep devices charged.
  7. Keep inventory of battery types/needs for flashlights, radios, etc.
  8. Have enough water for each person in the family.
  9. Store canned goods and other non-perishable items.
  10. Keep your gas tank filled in your car.

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