Angie Hicks, founder of customer review site, Angie’s List gave me these tips to get your home and family ready for the storm.
What to do ahead of time:
1. Gather Your Documents – Get your insurance documents together and put them in a safe place – a place you’ll remember!
2, Program Your Phone – Have your insurance agent’s phone number stored in your phone so you can access it easily.
3. Know your Coverage – Understand what is covered on your homeowner’s insurance policy and what is not.
4. Snap Some Photos – Take photos of your home and it’s contents, be sure to include all electronics and other expensive items. This will assist you if you need to make a claim on your contents insurance.
Here are a few checklists that will help you as the Hurricane approaches:
Preparing for a Hurricane by FEMA
Securing Your Home for a Hurricane by National Hurricane Center