Monday, July 30, 2012

Don't Let Hurricane Season Leave You Washed Up

When people think of hurricane preparedness, images of flashlights, canned goods, first-aid kits, batteries, and water-filled bathtubs frequently come to mind. However, when a storm hits, just how much real protection and peace of mind can these things offer you?
In the event of a serious hurricane, it takes more than plywood and tape to protect your home. Plywood is rarely nailed correctly, and tape only keeps glass from flying (it won't block wind pressure that can blow off a roof should windows actually break. Therefore, completing big projects such as having hurricane shutters installed, keeping your roof in quality condition, and getting a hurricane strength garage door make a remarkable difference when it comes to shielding your home from damage. Sometimes the most vulnerable, older homes also require regular maintenance to ensure structural soundness of their roof foundation, and walls.
While the thought of creating a comprehensive storm plan along with maintaining a protected home may seem like daunting tasks, the reality of not being prepared is much worse.
If you're interested in any of the projects or renovations mentioned in this article, the Baylor Team would be delighted to assist you. We are confident that we can make the process of getting your home up to top safety standards in a cost effective and professional manner as painless as possible. Contact our office, at any time, at 713-522-7071. We are also on the web at!

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