As we are heading into stormy weather, be prepared and proactive:
- Make sure you gutters, drains and downspouts are clear;
- Trim tree branches near your house and cut down surrounding dead trees;
- Make sure your sump pump is operational;
- Make sure valuables are removed from basement floors;
- Make sure your phone and other battery-operated devices are charged and that you have an adequate supply of batteries;
- Make sure you have plenty of bottled water;
- Make sure your roof is in good condition.