A storm damaged my house. Now what?!
The damage a storm causes to a home can leave your life suddenly upended. In the first days after a storm, you might be overwhelmed with the damage, with everything you have to do and with concerns about getting your life back together. But careful planning can help you return to normalcy as quickly as possible.
Take these steps to make life a little easier to get back to normal as soon as possible.
1. Safety First: Avoid power lines, mold, and open areas of murky water. You may need to leave your house until professionals can check it.
2. Document Damage: Take pictures before an impending storm of your home, protect important documents, and when it is safe to enter your home take pics of the damage.
3. Have a plan: If you know a large storm is coming to your area have a plan in place on where you will go, expense plan, and a plan to get back on track.