Before the Season Starts

  1. Eliminate possible hazards around your home and work area. Trim dead wood from trees, repair loose shutters and gutters.
  2. If possible install storm shutters, stock up on plywood, nails, and other items needed to protect your windows during the storm.
  3. Build and inspect a hurricane survival kit and re-supply as necessary. (link to survival kit list).
  4. Have your vehicle inspected and prepared for possible long trips in case of an evacuation order.
  5. Locate homeowners insurance and other important papers and place in a central location stored in plastic zip type bags.