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Emergency Preparedness Tips for the Hurricane Season

Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1 and ends on November 30. In the Eastern Caribbean and along the US East Coast, however, the peak season runs mainly from mid-August through mid-September. 

A hurricane or tropical storm is a powerful and unpredictable storm that can cause immense damage along its path. To stay safe and protect your property during a hurricane, being ready before one hits is critical. Check out how to prepare and what to do before, during, and after a hurricane. 

Hurricane Safety Tips — Before

Check out these preparation tips on how to keep yourself and your family safe during hurricanes:

Create an Emergency Kit

FEMA recommends that you gather supplies, including:

Secure Your Property

Here’s how to ensure your home or business stays safe during a tropical storm:

When a storm is hours from arriving:

Hurricane Safety Tips — During

Here are essential tips to protect yourself and your family members during a hurricane:

Hurricane Safety Tips — After

Here’s how to stay safe after a tropical storm has passed:

Finally, make sure to download a copy of this handy Emergency Preparedness Document and use it to gather and record important numbers, such as your property or medical insurance provider, A/C repair service, etc.

For Flood Cleanup Services, Contact the PuroClean Drying Professionals

Water damage to your property can still occur, even if you have followed proper tips on preparing for hurricanes. When disaster strikes, everything that got wet on your property must be dried, cleaned, and disinfected immediately. 

For water removal services and mold cleaning services, contact PuroClean immediately. Our team will arrive at your location promptly to prevent further water damage and mold growth.

PuroClean’s Emergency Management Plan

Emergency Management Plans(EMPs) are also offered through PuroClean to help commercial business owners prepare for hurricane / tropical storm season. PuroClean’s EMP can help business owners effectively manage unexpected events and minimize the impact on businesses, properties, and customers.

Additionally, PuroClean offers a national disaster response team. They can support communities affected by significant damage or impacted during hurricane season.

Last edited on 19th of June 2020