Stay Safe in High Winds

Atlas Insurance Brokers - Rochester, MN

Severe winds can down trees and power lines, kick up debris, and damage properties. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to help minimize damage to your property.

Quick Tips

Secure loose outdoor items such as deck furniture, flowerpots, and holiday decorations.

Charge your phone before high winds occur in case there is a power outage.

Avoid driving, especially during peak wind and in tall or high-profile vehicles.

Ongoing Activities

Trim or remove dead, damaged, or rotting trees and other plants.

Seal cracks around windows and doors with caulk. Fill holes around piping.

Anchor fuel tanks or other structures on the property.

Secure fencing and porches, ensuring they’re structurally sound and firmly attached to the ground or home.

Keep your insurance up to date so you don’t have any surprises when if you need to make a homeowners claim.

These are just a few tips that can help keep your property safe during high winds. Contact us with any questions on your homeowners insurance.

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