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Storm Preparation Tips For Hurricane Season

Storm Preparation Tips For Hurricane Season
May 26, 2013 SNH Editorial Team

The official start to hurricane season is less than one week away. Unlike tornadoes, which pull everything up from the ground with little warning, the damage from a hurricane comes from strong winds and water. And while we have seen first-hand how devastating these storms can be, there are things we can do ahead of time to minimize the risks and damage.

Sabine Schoenberg is a property management and home improvement expert, she shares storm preparation tips on the Morning Extra.

Four Storm Preparation Tips:

Prune your trees for storm preparation.
Make small improvements to draining and grading.
Consider a Permanent Generator
Be prepared for a power outage by working off of ‘cloud technology’ that lets you access your data from a remote location.
Look into money lending options before the storm hits so you are poised to rebuild quickly if need be:

• Secure a home equity loan – interest rates are as low as 3 ½ percent right now

• Extend your credit line on your credit cards – this should be easy if you have good credit.

• If credit is an issue, look into alternative lending sources that loan money within 72 hours with a repayment schedule based on a percentage of sales.

Read more: http://foxct.com/2013/05/24/storm-preparation-tips-for-hurricane-season/#ixzz2UPOvw1F3