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Six Ways to Make Your Home More Disaster Resistant

Paul Davis GTA West Group
Publication date:
July 26, 2022
Article Summary: 

In this blog post, the author discusses six ways to make your home more disaster-resistant. The first step is to conduct a home hazard hunt, identifying potential hazards such as loose shingles, clogged gutters, or overhanging trees. The second step is to ensure that your home has a proper drainage system to prevent water damage during heavy rain. The third step is to secure your roof and reinforce doors and windows to prevent wind damage. Fourthly, you should maintain your HVAC system to prevent fire damage. Fifth, you should create a family disaster plan that includes evacuation routes, emergency contacts, and a disaster supply kit. Lastly, you should consider installing a backup generator to maintain essential functions during a power outage. By taking these steps, homeowners can minimize damage and increase safety in the event of a disaster.


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Paul Davis GTA West Group
Six Ways to Make Your Home More Disaster Resistant
July 26, 2022
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