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Spring Brings Thunder and Lightning, How to Prepare

4/30/2022 (Permalink)

Thunderstorms Have the Potential to be Dangerous-

Below we have listed some advice to stay safe during a thunderstorm. Make sure you follow these tips to prepare yourself and your household for a potentially dangerous storm. Thunderstorms occur often and can cause a lot of damage to your home you don’t want to deal with. Of course, there are ways to help prevent or minimize any damage, to prepare for a Thunderstorm, you should do the following:

Create a Plan and a Store Supplies-

  • Remove dead or rotting trees and branches that could fall and cause injury or home damage.
  • Secure outdoor objects that could blow away or cause damage to your home.
  • Stay inside your home or a secure building until the storm has passed.
  • Shutter windows and secure outside doors. If shutters are not available, close window blinds, shades/curtains.

Some Thunderstorm Facts You May Not Have Known:

-Thunderstorms can occur in clusters or in a line formation.

-A single thunderstorm can be severe if the storm stays in place, pummeling a location for a prolonged period of time.

-Warm, humid conditions are highly favorable for the development of Thunderstorms.

-Dealing with Storm Damage can be made easy, call our team at SERVPRO of Midtown Manhattan for help at 212-768-9400!

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