• Get a FREE inspection from Evans Roofing to determine the condition of your roof prior to the storm.
  • Make a list of outdoor items, such as lawn furniture or yard tools, to bring inside during a hurricane watch.
  • Keep trees and shrubbery trimmed.
  • Make sure your gutters and drains are clean to prevent flooding during the long bouts of heavy rain that often accompany hurricanes.
  • Use permanent hurricane shutters on windows and doors. This is much safer and more effecting than taping the glass, with does not prevent breakage.
  • Put together a basic disaster supplies kit and consider storage locations for different situation.
  • Stock up at least three days of food, with suggested items including: canned meats, canned or dried fruits, canned vegetables, canned juice, peanut butter, jelly, salt-free crackers, energy/protein bars, trail mix/nuts, dry cereal, cookies or other comfort food.
  • Test your home’s carbon monoxide detectors and smoke alarms to ensure they’re functioning.
  • If you plan to use a portable generator, call a licensed electrician to install it to ensure it will operate safely.
  • Unplug your appliances and power cords from outlets to protect them from power surges.