Hurricane Preparedness for Homeowners: 5 Things You Won't Regret Checking Right Now
Hurricane preparedness is one of those things that's easy to put off until, well, a hurricane is knocking on your door ... and threatening to tear it off the hinges. Hurricane season in the United States typically runs from June through November, and according to National Weather Center statistics, these storms leave billions of dollars in damages in their wake.
All of which means that there's no time like right now for homeowners living in storm-prone regions to know the basics of hurricane preparedness. Whether you stay to face the storm or evacuate, here are some areas to check on your home and how to protect them, which can make a huge difference in the amount of damage you'll face.