4 steps of protection when a storm is evident | SERVPRO® of East Nashville, Madison, Goodlettsville
While the topic of a storm is not one that we want to keep top of mind, it is a risk that we all live with. Being in the cleaning and restoration business SERVPRO of East Nashville is generally the first call once disaster has taken place. When it comes to protecting our loved ones and our homes or businesses, we must think proactively when we are faced with a storm warning. Here are a few quick tips to ensure that you are ready to “weather the storm”:
· Look for flying hazards: Items that are left unsecured in your yard my cause risk to you, your home, or someone else’s property. If possible, remove these items and place them in your garage to ensure they are not lifted from the ground. Check your trees and limbs to ensure good health and that they will withstand straight winds.
· Inspect your windows: Windows that are left opened or are not properly secured pose a risk of shattering when encountering high velocity winds.
· Unplug your everyday appliances: Only keep the appliances plugged in that are absolutely necessary. Remember that appliances which are turned off but remain plugged in may still be damaged.
· Locate the safes place in your home: Bring all family and pets to a safe place until the storm passes. This is generally a basement or a hallway bathroom that has no exterior walls. Beware of windows!
Here at SERVPRO of East Nashville the safety of our valued clients is always our priority, then the restoration of their property or place of business. Please do your part in remaining safe and storm ready, then call SERVPRO of East Nashville to handle the restoration of your greatest financial assets. We will make it "Like it never even happened."