Are You Prepared For a Natural Disaster?
Hurricane Harvey has powerfully impacted the state of Texas causing catastrophic floods and homes destroyed. This unfortunate event caused by Mother Nature should be a wake-up call to be prepared for any natural disaster. It is also a good time to review your current insurance policy. Although California has not experienced hurricanes, SERVPRO of Palo Alto advices you to always be prepared. California has been impacted by tropical storms that have caused major flooding and property damage.
Here are some tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in order to protect your home in case of a severe storm:
- Cover all windows with precut plywood or hurricane shutters to protect from high winds.
- Keep all trees and shrubs well-trimmed.
- Turn off utilities and propane tanks as instructed.
- Ensure supply of water for sanitary purposes.
SERVPRO of Palo Alto offers 24-hour emergency response, 365 a year. Reach us at 650-800-3448