High winds can be a danger to your home any time of year, but they’re a particular worry in many regions of the U.S. during the hurricane season...
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Disaster-proofing your home is a fair-weather project that will protect your family and your home in the event of a hurricane or tornado. Well before a storm arrives, your family should also have a disaster-preparedness plan in place, and know what to do in the event of a power failure caused by a major storm.
In this section, find out how to hurricane-proof your house before hurricane season begins. Protect your home from tornadoes with storm-proof doors and windows, and learn about lightning protection techniques. Get tips for creating a power-failure plan, disaster preparedness and filing insurance claims in the event of a hurricane or tornado.