By Brett Ellis
SW Florida Hurricane Tips From a Top Agent
It’s getting that time of year again when the tropics begin to heat up. The newspapers and TV stations do a good job of educating people how to survive a storm. We thought we’d give you our insights and tips from an agent perspective.
- Remove for sale signs from yard. You don’t want that becoming a projectile in a storm
- Purchase a Hi Definition antenna for your TV. TV stations broadcast over the air in digital format and Hi Definition. If you have a Hi Def TV you can receive these broadcasts over the air for free with $10 antennae. Mine has a 35 mile range and picks up stations from all over, including Sarasota and Tampa. Those old portable hurricane TV’s probably won’t work anymore as the standards have changed
- If you have hurricane shutters, roll them down or slide them and lock into place and test them out. Over the years dirt, frogs, and other creatures can jam up the tracks. The time to work on these is before the storm
- Be sure to go around your yard and look for loose items. Pay particular …read more
Source:: Top Agent