Can you please remind me and all your readers about some of your storm preparation tips?
In most cases rainwater and flooding damage can be the big issue associated with storms — here are my three G’s to help prepare your home:
Gutters: Make sure that your gutter system is clean of debris and that downspout extensions are installed to carry the water about 4 feet away from your foundation.
Grading: Make sure the land around your home slopes away from your foundation. Raise any low spots to avoid a negative grade.
Ground Water: Control incoming groundwater with a sump pump system. For extra protection, make sure you have a backup power system for the pump. I suggest standby generator systems that are installed directly to your home and come on automatically when electricity is lost.
When strong storms come your way, a standby generator system can give you the power.