12 ways to prep for high winds and high water

Here’s how to prep for the hurricanes, Nor’easters and flooding that plague many parts of the country.

  • Remove dead tree limbs.
  • Secure patio furniture, trash barrels, hanging plants, awnings, fences, toys, or bring inside.
  • Check roof shingles, install hurricane straps or clips in hurricane-prone areas.
  • Clear gutters and downspouts.
  • In hurricane-prone areas, install storm shutters, have 5/8” plywood for windows, or replace them with high-impact glass.
  • Install heavy-duty door hardware.
  • Elevate articles in basement or on ground floor.
  • Fill bathtub and containers with water for cleaning and flushing toilets.
  • Shoot video or photos of all possessions and store in a safe place, along with jewelry and important documents.
  • If you anticipate a power outage, charge cell phones, put refrigerator and freezer on coldest settingand only open when necessary; or purchase a generator.
  • Have on hand: flashlights, batteries, first-aid kit, working fire extinguisher, cash.
  • Fuel all vehicles.

If you need a mortgage, or want to refinance for a lower rate or improvements, please text, email or call us any time…. Have a great day!

P.S.: Mortgage rates are still historically low; contact us about today’s excellent options.

**Looking Out For Your Best Interest**

Brandy Whitmire | Branch Manager | Mortgage Loan Originator | NMLS #194877 

Office Phone: 214-660-5000 | Email: BWhitmire@financemyhome.com

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