Hurricane Ian is the most recent reminder that it takes just one hurricane to cause widespread damage. The storm was responsible for $112.9 billion in damage, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before hurricane season begins on June 1. It is vital to understand your home's vulnerability to storm surge, flooding, and wind. Homeowners need to take a proactive approach to mitigate the risks associated with storms.
This hurricane season insurance checklist can help you understand your coverage and whether it’s adequate to repair or rebuild your home, if necessary, and replace your belongings. Most importantly, know that we are here for you, and we are happy to review your policy with you to ensure that you are structurally and financially prepared.
This Infographic from The Insurance Information Institute will provide you with 10 tips to protect your home and finances when storms blow into town.
Additional resources covering What to do Before a Tropical Storm or Hurricane, are provided by the National Weather Service. They have multiple checklists and free resources to assist you as well as How to Prepare for Hurricane Season from the Insurance Information Institute.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Insurance Information Institute
State of New Jersey Department of Health – Hurricane Readiness
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