Summer Safety for Texans & What You Can Do

Be safe during summer as Texas has extreme temps every yearTexas summers are no joke. They are hot and humid as heck yet could be fatal if you don’t plan and take heed of various warnings. If you want to make the most out of the summer without putting yourself in the danger zone, then you’re in the right place. Consider this your go-to guide for how to stay safe this summer so that it’s all about furthering the good times this summer and every summer.

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Lightning and Your Home – What You Need to Know

Be aware of what damage lightning can cause to your homeYour house will never be struck by lightning, it can’t happen to you, so you don’t need to worry about it, right? Actually, you should be, especially for those of us in Texas where thunder and lightning storms are a regular occurrence.  Lightning strikes homes much more often than many believe, which means that there is the potential to have a lot of damage done that can lead to a high amount of losses.

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Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing

plan for emergencies when you have the time to planIt’s that time of year again – Hurricane season and in that comes preparation. With emergency evacuation, there seems to be not enough time to get all of the required supplies together.  If you want to stop the panicked dashing around the house trying to prepare everyone to evacuate, get ahead of it by putting together a bug out bag!  The good news is that it isn’t as hard as it may sound.

The essentials to include in your bug out bag

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Can You Afford To Replace Your Home After it Flooded?

Protect your home with flood insuranceProtecting your home isn’t always about having an alarm system or a guard dog.  Sometimes it’s about protecting it from the weather.  Unfortunately, even the most aggressive guard dog can’t help.  Insurance is where you are going to want to focus your attention, especially when it comes to Mother Nature.

When it comes to replacing your home after a flood, it’s common to think that traditional home owner’s insurance will cover it, but this is not the case.  Flood insurance is a specialized kind of insurance on your home that will protect your home, by enabling you to repair it, if you get flood damage.

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Hurricane & Tropical Storm Shopping List

hurricane preparedness and storm shoppingDuring Hurricane season it’s wise to be prepared before a storm hits your area.

You can never be prepared enough when it comes to something as drastic as a hurricane, flood, tornado or any major tropical storm system. But, the point is to do your best to be as prepared as possible in the event that is occurs. If you don’t have these extra measures in place now, you might want to consider some of these and get started.

If you purchase just a few extra of these shopping items on this list each week, you won’t need a mad dash to the store to find out most of these items are already sold out.  Start early to prepare.

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