The Calm Before the Storm: A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing a Family Hurricane Plan

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As the warm breezes and clear skies of summer usher in the era of unpredictable and often tumultuous hurricane season families must prepare for the potential impact of these powerful natural occurrences. Developing a comprehensive family hurricane plan not only ensures the safety of your loved ones but also protects your property. Some steps can be taken to ensure maximum safety and the well-being of all assets, human or otherwise. Let’s explore how Cariguard can protect you this and every hurricane season, with the ultimate protection solutions trusted by thousands across the region.

Step 1: Assessing Vulnerabilities

Start by assessing your home’s vulnerabilities to hurricanes. Cariguard, a trusted resource in hurricane preparedness, offers you several options for protective measures such as our signature Roll shutters, Accordion shutters, and Bahama shutters. These shutters work seamlessly together to safeguard windows and doors from the destructive forces of hurricanes.

Roll shutters, which can be easily rolled down when needed, provide a strong barrier against flying debris and high winds. Accordion shutters are equally effective and offer the added benefit of easy deployment. With their stylish design, Bahama shutters provide both protection and an aesthetic appeal.

Step 2: Integrating Storm and Clearly Safe Panels

We advocate for a combination of our Storm Panels and Clearly Safe Panels to enhance hurricane preparedness. Storm Panels, made from durable materials, serve as an additional layer of protection against the elements. Safe panels, on the other hand, maintain visibility while providing a robust shield, striking the right balance between safety and aesthetics.

Step 3: Incorporating Hurricane Fabric

Hurricane fabric is another indispensable component of a well-rounded hurricane plan offered by Cariguard. This lightweight yet incredibly strong fabric acts as a barrier against wind and debris, offering an extra layer of defense for your home. We recommend selecting high-quality hurricane fabric that has been tested and approved for its resilience.

Step 4: Ensuring Power Supply with Generac Generators

Power outages are a common consequence of hurricanes. Having a reliable generator is crucial for maintaining essential functions in your home. Our Generac generators are known for their reliability and efficiency. These generators automatically kick in when the power goes out, ensuring that your family stays comfortable and safe even during extended outages.

Step 5: Creating an Evacuation Plan

In addition to fortifying your home, it’s essential to have a well-thought-out evacuation plan. We would suggest mapping out researched evacuation routes, identifying local emergency shelters, and ensuring that all family members are familiar with the plan. Keep an emergency kit with essential supplies, including medications, important documents, and enough provisions to last for several days. In conclusion, by following these steps and incorporating recommendations from us at Cariguard, you can develop a comprehensive family hurricane plan that addresses the specific needs of your home and loved ones. Remember, the calm before the storm is the perfect time to prepare, ensuring that when the winds start to howl, your family is safe and secure.