State Farm® provides insurance to help our customers through bad weather and catastrophic events. Below are just a few of the articles we have available.
Do You Need Earthquake Insurance
Over 20+ U.S. states have experienced measurable earthquake activity over the past decade. Earthquake insurance can be valuable to all homeowners.
How to Prepare for an Earthquake
Prepare your family and your home for an earthquake before it happens, including what to put in an earthquake kit.
What to do After an Earthquake
What to do after an earthquake to keep safe, to protect your property and how to get your insurance claims started.
Safety Tips to Help Prevent Home Fires
Fires in your home can devastate your family and property alike. Increase your fire preparedness with these basic fire safety and prevention tips.
Extension Cord Safety: What to Do and What to Avoid
Don't let your extension cords become potential fire hazards.
11 Signs You Should Think About Rewiring Your Home
Rewiring a house may be a good idea if you notice one or more of these 11 telltale signs from State Farm. Read them now.
Flooded Basement Common Causes
Wet basement problems can cost you thousands of dollars. Here are steps to help identify the source of the water and ways to minimize your risk.
What to Do if Your Car Has Flood Damage
If your car was partially submerged in floodwater, follow our checklist for assessing flood damage afterwards.
Protect Your Boat During a Hurricane
Planning ahead is crucial to prepare your boat for a hurricane. Make these plans before the storm so you can take action when a hurricane is imminent.
Tips to Help in Preparing for a Hurricane
Actions you can take to help protect your family, home and property when preparing for a hurricane.
What to Do After a Hurricane
Helpful tips to prevent further water damage, safely begin cleaning up and finding a contractor to help repair damage to your property.
Lightning strikes injure hundreds of people and cost millions of dollars every year in damages. Read these lightning protection tips to help keep safe.
Pay Attention to Straight Line Winds
Learn what straight line winds are, how they differ from tornadoes, and how to stay safe.
Ways to Stay Safe During Severe Storm or Wind Event
Severe weather and severe wind are common throughout the country. Read these safety tips to help your emergency planning.
Tornado Safety: How To Prepare
If a tornado spins your way, understanding tornado safety will help keep you and your family as safe as possible. Start preparing now for more peace of mind.
What to Do In a Tornado
You see the alert. Your area is under a tornado watch, or even worse, a tornado warning. Know the differences between them, and what to do during a tornado.
What to Do After a Tornado
The aftermath of a tornado can feel scary and overwhelming. Here's how to address your most urgent needs first, and how to start the tornado recovery process.
Wildfire Guide: What To Do Before a Wildfire
Tips to help you assess your risk and identify ways to help protect your home and family.
What To Do After a Wildfire
The aftermath of a wildfire can feel overwhelming. When you get the all-clear to return home, know where to start and how to stay safe as you recover.
What is Hypothermia? Signs and Causes
Hypothermia is caused by prolonged exposure to the cold either on land or in the water. Learn more about this life-threatening condition
What Are the Best Tires for Winter Driving?
For your safety, know the best tires you need for winter driving, and how best to maintain them for the most effective tire safety.
Being prepared for bad weather
What to Include in an Emergency Kit
Having emergency kit supplies prepared ahead of time may give you just the resources you and your family need to stay safe.
Designing a Safe Room
Constructing a storm shelter space within your home can help protect you from natural disasters and weather emergencies.
Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies
Prepare and arm your babysitter for success and emergency situations by leaving important information about your house, your family and your child.
Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness
Help kids understand what to do in the event of a weather emergency, and get our emergency preparedness tips for you and your family.
After the storm
Pros and Cons of Metal Roofs for Your Home
Whether you're buying a home with one or thinking of installing, here's what to know.
Portable Generator Safety
Check out these portable generator safety tips for when you need to provide temporary power to your home or wherever you need it.
Help Protect Yourself From Contractor Scams
If your area got hit hard with a catastrophe or weather event, shady contractors may arrive offering repairs. Learn tips that might help you spot them.
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