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Important Tips If You Have Property Damage from the Storm

Post Date:10/11/2018 6:36 PM

If you have property damage caused by Tropical Storm Michael’s high winds, such as a tree hitting your home, please keep the following in mind:

  • If you are in a badly damaged structure, you should consider evacuating to another location until repairs can be made. Safety is the most important consideration.
  • After the storm has passed, take lots of photos of the damage from various angles.
  • If you have to leave your property, you should secure or remove valuables and lock all doors and windows.
  • Use tarps to provide temporary covering of damaged areas.
  • Contact your homeowner insurance company to make them aware of the circumstances and develop a plan to get the damage assessed.
  • Do not attempt to remove trees yourself. Get the help of people who know what they are doing and have the right equipment.

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