Monsoon season is just beginning.  It is important to remember that these storms come up quickly and can be severe.  During this time of year it is important to get your home “storm ready”, especially if you are planning on leaving town for any amount of time.

  • – Make sure to trim trees so that they are away from windows and roofs; a thin tree canopy will help prevent limb breakage and uprooting.
  • – Inspect and clean your roof drainage system including gutters and scuppers.
  • – Clear debris from street gutters adjacent to your property to help prevent street flooding.
  • – Secure loose items on your property, such as patio and pool furniture.
  • – Unplug expensive electronic (TV, stereo, home entertainment centers, and computers), it is also helpful to install power protection devices to prevent issues from power surges.