Stay safe from storms!
Before the storm
*Build an emergency supply kit and develop a communication plan.
*Unplug any electronic equipment before the storm arrives.
*Secure outdoor objects that could blow away or cause damage
During the storm
*Avoid contact with corded phones and electrical cords.
*Unplug appliances and other electrical items, such as computers. Power surges from lightning can cause serious damage.
*Avoid contact with plumbing. Bathroom fixtures can conduct electricity.
*Stay away from windows and doors.
After the storm
*Never drive through a flooded roadway.
*Stay away from storm-damaged areas to keep from putting yourself at risk.
*Stay away from downed power lines and report them immediately.
Basic Emergency Supply Kit
-Water (1 gallon per person)
-Food (non-perishable 3-day supply)
-Manual can opener
-Battery operated radio
-First aid kit
-Whistle to signal help
-Dust mask or bandana
-Plastic sheeting, trash bags, duct tape
-Wrench or plier to turn off utilities
-Matches in a waterproof container
If one day you find that your home has suffered storm damage please reach out to SERVPRO of Dover/Middletown to help you rebuild!