Wisconsin and Illinois have their share of bad weather that can catch you off guard if you’re not prepared. In a matter of minutes a thunderstorm can spiral into an event that can cause significant damage to your home or property. When you are prepared you’ll be you’ll be ready to face possible power outages and water shortages. It’s also a good idea to develop a “What to do in an emergency” checklist and review it with your family. This can include where to meet as well as where to access critical first response items like flashlights and first aid kits.
Being prepared for an emergency starts with collecting the right supplies. Having water and a canned goods collection will take the stress out of finding food in the event of a storm. Freeze-dried or canned foods will last months or even years depending on the product. Also, make sure you have extra pet food or medicine stored away in case you are unable to drive to a store for a day or two.
At Aurum Contracting, we promise you can depend on us in the stage of any of an emergency. If your roof begins to leak from a storm, you can call us day or night and if it’s safe, we’ll tarp your roof to temporarily protect your home. We can also work directly with your insurance company to ensure all of the damage is found and replaced.