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Prepare Your Home

5/31/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Prepare Your Home Call SERVPRO of W. Vancouver/Clark County today and let us help you put an Emergency Ready Plan (ERP) in place for your home or business!

There are simple things you can do to minimize the impact of storms on your home and surrounding property, as shown in the following emergency planning checklist:

General home maintenance

  • Check your roof regularly to make sure it’s in good condition
  • Keep gutters, downpipes and drains clear
  • Remove tree branches that are close to your house
  • Fix any corrosion, loose fittings and rotting or termite-affected timber
  • Secure loose items around your property

General home safety preparations

  • Ensure your home, contents and car insurance is adequate and current
  • Identify the safest room in which to shelter during a storm
  • Learn how to safely turn off your power, water and gas
  • Keep water containers, a camping stove and fuel safely on-hand

If you live in a flood-prone area

  • Store poisons and garden chemicals well above ground level
  • Identify indoor items you’ll need to raise or empty if flood threatens
  • Relocate power points well above previous flood levels

Contact SERVPRO of W. Vancouver/Clark Co. TODAY to help be prepared.

(360)-254-0049

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