Florida home owners are often fearful of hurricane damage.
Florida has dodged a direct hit from potential hurricane damage for ten years or more. Each year, government officials urge residents to be prepared in case of a Hurricane just as the season begins June 1st. A small amount of preparation can save some of your belongings and even save a life. A few Save receipts for large purchases such as furniture and electronics and try to record the serial numbers from electronics on the receipt. Keep your insurance policy, passports, birth certificates and other important documents in a water resistant container or bag and keep them in a safe but accessible spot so you can grab and go if you need to evacuate. Don’t underestimate the amount of personal items in your home. There are several forms online or even provided by some insurers so that you can document your belongings room by room. Don’t ignore this simple step until it’s too late.