Helping prepare for and recover from a hurricane

Helping you and your family prepare and recover from hurricanes and other severe storms.

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Tips for Hurricane Preparedness

Tips for Hurricane Preparedness

Here are some actions you can take to help protect your property.

Create a Hurricane Evacuation Plan

When a hurricane requires evacuation, here's what you can do to protect the house.

After the Storm: Hurricane Disaster Clean Up

After the Storm: Hurricane Disaster Clean Up

The steps to take to repair and clean up any damaged property.

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Protect Your Boat During a Hurricane

Protect Your Boat During a Hurricane

Before hurricane season hits, make an evacuation plan - and don't forget a boat plan.

Tsunami Safety Tips

Tsunami Safety Tips

Learn more about tsunami risks and prepare your family to act quickly should a tsunami occur.

Must-Dos to Improve Your Hurricane Safety

Must-Dos to Improve Your Hurricane Safety

Hurricane season begins June 1. Here’s what you need to know about hurricane safety preparations.

Tips For The Family

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Prepare Your Babysitter for Emergencies

Make sure your childcare provider has the information to keep your kids their safest.

How to Design a Safe Room

The pros and cons of three types of safe rooms that can help protect your family during severe weather.

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Teaching Your Kids Emergency Preparedness

Help kids understand what to expect in severe weather.

Insurance Tips

Home Inventory: How To Create One

A home inventory lists everything you own, with each item's value.

This Task Ensures That You Cover All of Your Assets

This Task Ensures That You Cover All of Your Assets

A home inventory can expedite insurance claims process after theft, damage, or loss.

What to Note for Home Insurance Reviews

What to Note for Home Insurance Reviews

A few helpful things homeowners should keep in mind for home insurance reviews.

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Replacement Cost vs. Market Value

Should you insure your home at replacement cost or market value? How to decide.

Should You Get Personal Insurance?

Should You Get Personal Insurance?

You may want to opt for personal liability or one of the other personal insurance options.

Personal property and casualty insurance

What is Personal Property and Casualty Insurance? Learn more information on automobile, homeowners, watercraft, condo, renters and more.

Tips For Recovering From a Hurricane

Selecting a Roofing Contractor

Selecting a Roofing Contractor

From smart ways to ask for a referral to how to find out about local certifications, you'll want to see these handy tips.

Do These Contractor Practices Seem Shady? They Are

Do These Contractor Practices Seem Shady? They Are

Protect your money and your house from home repair scams by learning these red flags.

Protect Yourself After the Storm

Protect Yourself After the Storm

If your area got hit hard, predators may arrive offering repairs. Learn to spot them.

Portable Generator Safety Tips

Portable Generator Safety Tips

Generator safety tips for when you need a portable generator to provide temporary power to your home.

3 Do-It-Yourself Home Repairs

3 Do-It-Yourself Home Repairs

When to do it yourself and save money, and when you should hire a professional for home repairs.

Home Repairs: DIY or Pro?

Home Repairs: DIY or Pro?

What common household to-dos can you tackle yourself? Which ones are best left to the pros? Read on for our top picks.

Roofing Materials That Stand Up to Nature

Roofing Materials That Stand Up to Nature

Learn about roofing shingles that will stand up to the harshest weather conditions.

Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems

Learn how to prevent costly water damage to your home by installing a water leak detection system.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.