Protecting Your Home:

Preparing For A Storm

  • Use hurricane shutters or board up windows and doors with 5/8 inch plywood
  • Bring outside items in if they could be picked up by the wind
  • Clear gutters of debris
  • Reinforce the garage door
  • Turn the refrigerator to its coldest setting in case power goes off. Use a cooler to keep from opening the doors on the freezer or refrigerator
  • Fill a bathtub with water
  • Get full tank of gas in one car
  • Go over the evacuation plan with the family, and learn alternate routes to safety
  • Learn the location of the nearest shelter or nearest pet-friendly shelter
  • Put an ax in your attic in case of severe flooding
  • Evacuate if ordered and stick to marked evacuation routes, if possible
  • Store important documents — passports, Social Security cards, birth certificates, deeds — in a watertight container
  • Have a current inventory of household property
  • Leave a note to say where you are going
  • Unplug small appliances and electronics before you leave
Corporate Office:
847-969-2987
Customer Service:
877-900-3973
Claims:
1-866-307-7127
Payments via check should be mailed to:
P.O. Box 459082, Sunrise, FL 33345-9082