General safety tips:
  • Prepare your property by removing any loose items outside, securing tanks, boarding windows. Any outdoor displays, signs things that may typically be left outside, should be moved inside.
  • Secure first floor doorways with sandbags, heavy plastic or other item to prevent the interior from possible flooding.
  • Move vehicles to a safe location, preferably out of the path of the storm.
  • Heed all evacuation warnings.
  • Check emergency generators and ensure they will work when needed.
  • If time permits,
    • Remove items from desktops and walls, and be sure to disconnect electrical appliances and equipment.
    • Any important files, computers, equipment should be moved to a higher floor, or if that is not possible, to the middle of the building. Remove items in the lower drawers if possible.
  • Make sure you have pictures of the building both inside areas and outside areas.
  • Cover copiers, printers, and other equipment with heavy plastic


What to Do in Event of Loss


Wind and Storm Damage to Vehicles