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Hurricane 101: Be Prepared
In a hurricane, the best thing you can do is be prepared. Have a kit ready to go for emergencies, get a plan together for your family and know your community resources and routes. Some... Read MoreLearn More
Hurricane Watch vs. Warning
A hurricane watch and warning may sound similar, but the two have very different meanings (and expected reactions.) A watch means that storm conditions are possible in your area within 48 hours or less. A... Read MoreLearn More
Is Your Home Safe? Assess these 3 Hurricane Risks
Preparing for a hurricane is a long-term and ongoing process. The first step is to assess your home’s risk and prioritize your risk minimization list. Here are 3 areas you should check, and what to… Read MoreLearn More
Talking To Your Family About Hurricane Safety
When creating your Family Hurricane Plan, be sure you also talk specifically to your children about what to do. Remember that in the event of a real hurricane, if you haven’t talked to your kids… Read MoreLearn More
Are You Prepared? Take the Hurricane Preparedness Quiz
Safety Steps in Your Home During a Hurricane
Be sure to be ready in advance for a hurricane with a preparedness kit and a preparedness plan. When a warning is issued, here are steps to take in your home to stay safe: When… Read MoreLearn More
Hurricanes are unpredictable, so the best thing you can do is be prepared for any situation. We make hurricane-grade windows and doors, but we know that's only one piece of the process. Here, we've provided the tools to arm yourself with emergency know-how. Major storms deserve major attention and planning, so if your area is at risk, read on. The more you know, the more you prepare, the safer you will be.
A checklist you can use for your home, a quiz to test your knowledge, and tons of information— this is your comprehensive guide for general hurricane preparedness. Remember, your local community will also have resources you can use, and it's also a good idea to set up alerts on your phone or other device, so you get the warnings as soon as possible. Stay safe this season!