By CentiMark Corporation on Thursday, 07 September 2017
Category: CentiMark News

Preparation Tips for Hurricane Irma

Know your evacuation plan

As Hurricane Irma poses a serious threat to Florida and parts of the Southeast beginning this weekend, many areas have started evacuations and States of Emergency have been issued. It is important to know which evacuation zone you are in and the evacuation route.

Here are some additional tips to help with your evacuation plans

Communication with employees

Have supplies ready!

Put together a go-bag: disaster supply kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, first aid supplies, medications, and copies of your critical information. Also make sure you have water and non-perishable food.

Don’t forget your important documents and paperwork

Having your homeowners, corporate insurance and car insurance paperwork or electronic copies of these policies can be critical after the storm has passed. Creating a detailed list of your home and business contents along with pictures. These documents may help expedite the insurance process if you have to file a claim for damages caused by the storm. It is also worth noting that you may need your license and homeowner's paperwork to re-enter your business or residence after the storm.

Preparing your home for the storm

Preparing your business for the storm

Flying debris and uplift pressure can cause damage to your roof during a severe storm.

We hope these tips will be beneficial as you prepare for the storm. Please stay safe!