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Preparing For A Hurricane


When the weatherman tells you to take cover because a hurricaneis on the way, the last thing you want to do is worry about whether you areprepared.  A little effort now, before catastrophe strikes, can yield bigsavings (and peace of mind) in the future.

The following tips can help you plan ahead so you never have toface a storm unprepared:

-Prepare an emergency supply kit with basic survival items. You’ll want to have a 2-week supply of water and ready-to-eat,non-perishable food for every family member and pet.  If you evacuate,you’ll want a 3-day supply of the same.  Other items to add to your supplykit include:

  • Manual can opener
  • Essential medicines including eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Personal hygiene items such as toilet paper, toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Change of clothing
  • Paper towels, hand sanitizer, and eating utensils
  • First-aid kit
  • Battery-powered flashlight and radio with extra batteries
  • Blankets, pillows and sleeping bags
  • Mosquito repellant and citronella candles
  • 2 coolers—one for food, one for ice
  • Plastic tarp for roof/window repairs and tools
  • Special items for infant, elderly or disabled family members 

-Gather important papers to take with you:

  • Driver’s license or personal ID
  • Social security card
  • Proof of residence (deed, lease or utility bills)
  • Insurance policies (home, auto, flood, wind)
  • Birth and marriage certificates
  • Stocks, bond and other negotiable certificates
  • Wills, deeds, and copies of recent tax returns
  • Personal checkbook and any unpaid bills

Please contactSergio & Jan Hernandez, 239-821-5290 to learn more about how to protect your home in Naples,Florida.  Their knowledge of the area andexpertise will help you understand the importance of safeguarding yourproperty, while continuing to enjoy what is arguably one of the world’s mostbeautiful places to call home.      Top of FormBottom of Form

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