Quick Hurricane Preparation Tips
We’re in the middle of the hurricane season and it’s important for every home to have a plan of action. You don’t want to be caught in the last minute rush because you might miss a few storm essential tools.
If a storm strikes now, do you know what to do and where exactly to go?
Here are some tips on how to stay safe this hurricane season and how findyello.com can help you to get ready.
Stock up on drinking water, canned goods and non-perishable food. Find your nearest supermarket or wholesale and get these items the minute you get a hurricane warning.
Make sure you have an adequate supply of prescription medication. Any pharmacy should be able to supply this need.
Fill your bathtubs, buckets, jugs and cookware with water for bathing and to flush toilets.
Secure outdoor furniture and objects that could be blown around by high winds.
Stockpile candles, matches, flashlights and batteries. Close your shutters/blinds or board up your windows and patio doors. Feel free to visit your nearest hardware store for materials.
Seal outdoor vents to prevent water entering your home.
Get your tank filled at the gas station before the storm, just in case of an emergency.
Park your vehicles away from the house and large trees.
Unplug electrical appliances.
Bring in all outdoor pets well in advance of the storm.
Have a household fire extinguisher at hand.
Locate your manual, battery operated radio. Stock up on extra batteries.
Check on your elderly neighbours.