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By Florida Window Subscribe to RSS | January 19th 2012 | Views:
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If you live in an area that is plagued by hurricanes, then you will find that hurricane protection is essential. With the right approach, you can protect your home from your windows to the valuables inside. Take a few moments to consider some of the things you can do to make this an effective approach for you.

The first area of your home you will need to focus on when it comes to this hurricane protection will be your windows and doors. Once they are broken, these areas will allow the rain and wind come in and in cases of extreme winds; these entry points can possibly damage your roof as well. A good way to protect your home will be to put storm shutters on your windows and to board up the doors to your home as well. This will add a line of defense to your home and reduce some of the concerns you may have. In addition to this, make sure all exterior doors have a deadbolt on them that is securely locked as it will help to reduce the risk of these doors coming open.

On your roof, you will want to consider adding on hurricane straps to increase the home protection you have. When these straps are bolted to your home, there is a reduced risk of damage to it. Combine this with roofing cement on your tiles and this will help to reduce the risk that you will have when it comes to a hurricane coming in your area.

Beyond the home, there will be another thing you can do to help reduce the risk of damage. This is going to be taking care of the trees around your home. What you are going to find is that when the winds of a hurricane pick up, branches from a tree can break off and shatter windows and damage doors and walls. Because of that, you will want to make sure that you keep your trees trimmed and always remove dead branches in advance.

In addition to this, you will want to make sure you don’t have a lot of hazards in your yard as well. You are going to find that certain items like bikes, toys and similar items that are sometimes left in the yard will be hazards when the strong winds from a hurricane come rolling in. If you have access to storage area, you will want to be sure these items are put up before you secure your home.

Above all, make sure that you keep your home and auto insurance policies updated. This form of home protection will ensure that you have coverage for your belongings. Just make sure that you do have hurricane insurance in place to make sure that every part of your home from the windows and doors to the roof is covered. By verifying this information, you can have some peace of mind when hurricane season comes around.

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