How to Stay Safe During a Storm Surge

Hurricanes can be devastating, but they are more powerful at different stages, and often cause the most destruction during their storm surges. During Hurricane Katrina, the storm surge was responsible for calming at least 1,500 lives. Storm surge occurs when a storm generates an abnormal rise in the water level which is over the tides. This can lead to extreme floods in coastal areas and result in tides of up to 20 feet or more.

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How to Save Your Perishable Foods During a Power Outage

During a hurricane or other powerful storm, there’s a good chance of experiencing a power outage. That can cause all sorts of problems, but one you might not think about at first is all that perishable food in your refrigerator and freezer. Bacteria will begin to grow in perishable foods, wasting the food and the money that you paid for it.

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How to Create a Hurricane Safety Checklist

With all the devastation from the recent hurricanes, it’s more clear than ever that being prepared for such powerful storms is critically important. Creating a hurricane safety checklist and making sure you have all the items listed on it can keep you and your family safe during the next hurricane.

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How Can Hurricane Resistant Doors and Windows Protect My Home During a Hurricane?

With all of the recent devastation from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, you may be wondering what you can do to protect your home from future hurricanes. Your home’s windows and doors are very susceptible to wind damage. Water can also enter your home through these access points and in almost no time your entire home can be flooded.

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How to Volunteer After a Hurricane

After the devastation that Hurricane Harvey caused in Houston, Texas and now Irma in Florida, Americans came together to donate millions of dollars towards the relief efforts. While donating money is very helpful, some people prefer to volunteer their time to help those in need.

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Five Home Remedies to Prevent Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are nasty creatures who give the unpopular gift of annoyingly itchy bites. They are most common during the summer, but in warm weather climates with lots of water, they can be bothersome year round. The following five home remedies can help you prevent mosquitoes from being such a nuisance.

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What Should You Pack in an Emergency Kit?

Being well prepared can make all the difference in an emergency situation. A basic emergency kit could help keep you alive in an extreme situation, so having one could be of critical importance. You can probably guess that an emergency kit should include food and water, but the following infographic will provide you with a few other must-haves. Alufab USA can help you prepare your home to better withstand a hurricane, contact us today to learn more.

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