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How to prepare your home for a storm

No one knows when a storm will hit, so it’s essential to be prepared. The Sanford Group can help you prepare for the worst-case scenario, whether that means boarding up your windows or having a plan for evacuation. Here are a few tips to ensure you are ready for the next storm.

1. Make a plan before a storm hits

The first step in preparing for a storm is to make a plan. Decide what you will do if there is a warning or the storm hits. Will you stay put or evacuate? Have a backup plan just in case something happens to the first one. Make sure all of your loved ones know your plan and how to contact you in an emergency.

2. Gather your supplies

Once you have a plan, it’s time to gather your supplies. This includes food, water, flashlights, batteries, and first-aid supplies. If you have pets, ensure you have enough food and water for them. It’s also a good idea to have cash on hand if there is a power outage, and you can’t use your debit or credit cards.

3. Stay safe during the storm

If a storm is headed your way, staying safe is important. Keep away from windows and doors, especially if they are broken. If you need to go outside, do so quickly and avoid power lines and other hazards. If the power goes out, don’t use candles or other open flames as they could start a fire. 

The Sanford Group can help ensure you have everything you need to stay safe during a storm. We proudly serve the Ball Ground, GA area. Contact us today!

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