Although the East Coast doesn’t experience many tornadoes, it can still be a good idea to build a room that is secure for your family. No matter how big or small your property is, having a safe room for protection can be very beneficial to your well being. This way, accidents, injuries, and damages can be mitigated during hurricanes, thunderstorms, and other types of common natural disasters.
Installing a safe room can be expensive if you do not know what you are doing. Hiring a contractor that knows what this type of room requires can help you save money and remain efficient throughout the project. Here are some tips to follow when constructing such a space:
Strong winds from hurricanes can result in the loss of the floor framing, the collapse of basement walls, or serious injuries. This is why building a safe room in the basement is the best location.
Having a safe room can keep dangerous winds and falling debris away from your family. Listen to the weather on the radio s you know when it is safe to reenter your home.
If you live in a high-risk area for disaster, installing a safe room is a good idea.
Prepare an emergency plan and supply kit specifically for getting to and staying in the safe room.
If a disaster strikes, notify the local emergency first responders and out of town family members so important people know ou are safe.
At Mancuso-Nowak Insurance Agency, we hope these tips make it easier for you to feel comfortable in the place you call home. Although you cannot predict when the next storm will come, you can still remain cautious. With so much unpredictability in the weather, you shouldn’t have to wonder where your insurance is coming from. Ask one of our friendly agents for help so you can explore all of your personalized options. When you choose us for your coverage needs, you are choosing more than a comprehensive policy, you are choosing a partner!