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1. Reinforcing windows and doors
One of the most important aspects of preventing damage to your home is reinforcing windows and doors. Install double-pane windows and impact-resistant doors to protect your home from strong winds and water intrusion.
2. Efficient drainage system
An efficient drainage system is crucial to avoid flooding. Make sure gutters and downspouts are clean and in good condition. Also, install flood barriers at the entrances to your home.
3. Roof inspection and maintenance
The roof is one of the most vulnerable areas to storm damage. Perform regular roof inspection and maintenance to identify and fix potential issues, such as loose or damaged shingles.
4. Sealing windows and doors
Sealing windows and doors is essential to prevent water leaks during a storm. Apply sealants and weatherstripping to all exterior openings of your home to keep it dry and safe.
5. Installing an electric generator
Storms can cause prolonged power outages. Having an electric generator will allow you to maintain lighting and essential appliances functioning during these events.
6. Reinforcing the structure of the house
A home with a reinforced structure will better withstand the onslaught of severe storms. Hire a professional to review and improve the structure of your home, ensuring it meets local building standards.
Call us today to protect your home
At Clair Restoration, we are committed to protecting your home and family. Contact us today to learn more about our interior environmental services and how we can help protect your home from storm damage. Don’t wait for a disaster to take action!