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Tips to Avoid Wind Damage

Tips to Avoid Wind Damage
High winds can result in serious damage to your home and property. 

Here are a few tips to help you secure your home and avoid loss and destruction. 

  • Inspect your roof, eaves, fascia and attic for signs of wear and have a professional repair any problem areas. 
  • Regularly prune and maintain trees and shrubs around your home. 
  • Falling branches account for a lot of damage during storms with high winds. 
  • If severe storms with high winds are predicted, be sure to secure or store any items that may blow about and cause damage, including: patio furniture, barbecues, trampolines, decorative items, hot tub covers, pool toys, garden composts, garbage cans and recycling bins. 
  • Ensure that pergolas, canopies, garden and storage sheds are properly anchored and secured.
If you've had wind damage to your home and are thinking you need to make an insurance claim, please read this helpful article or call us at 519-736-8228.