Hurricane Season 2013
With Hurricane Season upon us, we would like to focus this blog entry on how you can prepare your home for what forecasters are saying is going to be a very active hurricane season. The good news? With over 23 years of field work and 12,000 installations, we have a wealth resources and experiences to draw from to help you protect your home during this season, and those ahead. Our storm solution products including: Rollshutters, VuSafe storm panels, and hurricane fabric are an excellent “first line” of defense during rough weather and heavy storms. Although the U.S. has seen its fair share of damaging storms in the past, the Northeast has most certainly seen significant storm activity over the last two years. Hurricane Irene 2011, Hurricane Sandy 2012, Winter Storm Nemo 2013 along with several unnamed Nor’easters. With that said, what you can do now to keep safe and prepare for the current 2013 Hurricane Season? How to keep your family safe:
- Download the Family Emergency Plan from FEMA to have important info ready.
- Know if you live in an evacuation area, and if you are vulnerable to storm surge, flooding and wind.
- Put together an emergency kit including: water, nonperishable foods, flashlights, and a first aid kit.
- If evacuated, wait until it is safe to return home to assess the damage.
On a lighter note… To anyone living in New York and beyond, the Hamptons are a luxurious getaway to anyone looking for a seaside retreat in one of the coasts most beautiful areas. Throughout the summer, its host to some great events, including for the first time, the U.S. Women’s Golf Open Championship on June 27th. Check out their other great events here!