Prepare windows, doors, and garage doorsSeDmi/Shutterstock
If you live in an area susceptible to hurricanes then it’s best to prepare the home for those conditions with shutters. Brace your doors and secure your garage door, which has a likelihood of blowing away in a storm. Prepare for unexpected disasters like floods and fires by following these tips.
Turn refrigerator and freezer to coldest settingshowcake/Shutterstock
That way if the power does go out your food will stay cold a little longer. If your fridge is on the fritz, check out these quick fixes you can do yourself.
Unplug electrical appliances if power is lostEHStockphoto/Shutterstock
Unplugging your appliances will prevent any potential damage from a power surge once power is restored. Do you know you can save hundreds of dollars by unplugging these you don’t use frequently?