How to Protect Your Home from Extreme Weather

How to Protect Your Home from Extreme Weather

Nothing poses as great a to your home as extreme weather. Everything from fires, storms, earthquakes, and hurricanes can qualify as extreme weather. When your house is at risk, so is your livelihood, shelter, and financial stronghold. For many families, the home is the largest singular asset that a family has and losing that to extreme weather can be devastating for everyone involved. Make sure that you are taking care of your home and preparing for weather-related damage. Here are the best ways to protect your home from extreme weather.

Protect Your Home from Extreme Weather: Keep Up with Maintenance

Your home needs to be well maintained to prevent taking on damage during extreme weather. And maintenance is different from cleanliness, so don’t mistake this for manicuring your lawn and keeping your house organized. Maintaining involves ensuring that the essential parts of your home are in good shape. The foundation, the roof, the siding, your pipes and plumbing, your paint, all of it needs to be taken care of regularly to ensure that it stays in good shape. Having a strong and maintained roof, plumbing, windows, and foundation, your house will better be able to withstand extreme weather.

Use Homeowners Insurance

If you own a home, then you absolutely need insurance. Many homeowners forgo home insurance and risk their home in the process. Homeowners insurance can protect your home against storms, leaks, freezes, and other extreme weather situations that can damage your home and ruin it’s value and utility. With robust insurance you will be taken care of in the event of storm or weather damage to your home. Home insurance also covers your personal belongings from damage or theft. Make sure that you have homeowners’ insurance.

Protect Your Home from Extreme Weather: Trim Your Trees

One of the largest damage threats to your home in extreme weather is falling tree branches. If you have trees on your property, the smartest way to prepare your home for extreme weather is to trim large tree branches that are close to your house. A fallen tree branch can cause leaks and roof damage, and in some cases even collapse your home. A little bit of proactiveness can save your home from terrible damage from extreme weather, all by just trimming your trees.

 

Extreme weather is no joke; it poses a serious threat. Extreme weather can damage your home and leave you and your family in ruin. Make sure that you are following these three tips to help protect your home from extreme weather.

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$5,600,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
7,000
SQFT
3336 West Riverside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$5,800,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.3945
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1215 & 1233 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$15,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
10,033
SQFT
1240 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 7 days ago
$640,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,503
SQFT
1362 Braman Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Becklers Riverside Add Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$1,995,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,684
SQFT
3232 Mcgregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$490,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,243
SQFT
1338 Alcazar Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Valencia Terrace Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$3,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
4
BEDS
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,127
SQFT
1130 Tipton Ct
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$475,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,542
SQFT
1377 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$700,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,950
SQFT
1250 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$6,500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,719
SQFT
2844 Valencia Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Lynns Add Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$515,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,784
SQFT
1414 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$284,875
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,749
SQFT
1425 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phillips 4th Division Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$1,425,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,848
SQFT
1434 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$549,800
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,726
SQFT
1326 Burtwood Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Seminole Estates Subdivision
$389,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,209
SQFT
3443 Silvestre Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Court Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$545,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,062
SQFT
1238 Morningside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Seminole Estates Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$3,450,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.1381
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1301 Poinciana Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Poinciana Park Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$309,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
2
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
975
SQFT
1533 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Coconut Grove Subdivision
$555,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,746
SQFT
1345 Morningside Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Seminole Estates Subdivision

 

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