For those of us who live along the coastal regions of Florida, hurricane season is a reality. Sure, a lot of Floridians shrug it off and claim that it comes with the territory. It does, in fact, come with the territory, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t impact us or that we should ignore it. Of course, one of the best things you can do to protect your home is to take precautions ahead of time. So here are a few tips on how to protect your home during hurricane season. A lot of this may be very familiar to you, but it’s good to be reminded—and to be prepared ahead of time for what we hope will never happen.
Florida residents—especially those living along the coasts—know that hurricane season is simply a part of life in the Sunshine State. Still, it’s helpful to remind ourselves of the steps we need to take to secure our homes during that time. And while there is little that can be done to protect a home in the direct path of a hurricane, there are steps that will help guard your home against the severe weather that is spun off by hurricanes. Here’s a look at six steps you may want to take in preparation this year.