Tips for preparing for and recover from severe weather
Severe weather safety is vital. Read through our weather safety tips from State Farm® for tornadoes, lightning & thunder storms.
Tips for Surviving Severe Weather
Check out these preparation tips for before a storm hits and what to do after the severe weather has passed.
Lightning Protection for Your Home
Lightning protection can help you limit your risk of lightning damage and help in protecting your home.
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.
Severe weather articles
Customer Response Unit Rushing to Respond
Learn more about the weather and the customer response team at State Farm® — the largest disaster response team in the insurance business.
Weather and catastrophe team rushing to respond
Learn more about the weather and catastrophe response team at State Farm® — the largest disaster response team in the insurance business.
Lightning strikes injure hundreds of people and cost millions of dollars every year in damages. Read these lightning protection tips to help keep 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.
Pay Attention to Straight Line Winds
Learn what straight line winds are, how they differ from tornadoes, and how 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.
Storm Windows Help Protect Against Severe Weather
High temperatures, humidity, strong winds and hurricanes can really take a toll on homes. You can protect your home against the extreme elements by adding storm windows.
Prepare Your Home For Spring Storms
You can't stop spring showers, but you can prepare your home and surroundings for thunderstorms, severe winds and more.
Power Outage Tips
Be prepared for before a power outage, know what to do during a power failure and what you may need to do after one.
The United States of Severe Weather
Do you know how to protect your home against severe weather damage? This infographic can help.
Staying Safe in a Hailstorm
These hailstorm safety tips can help you limit the damage due to hail, and help with your overall disaster preparedness.
Tips for the family
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.
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.
Home Inventory How to Create One
A home inventory is a way to help make home or renters insurance coverage decisions & expedite the insurance claims process after theft, damage or loss.
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.
How To Be Prepared for Home Insurance Reviews
Make sure you regularly review your home insurance coverage to be properly covered. Here are some tips to have a good insurance review.
Replacement Cost vs. Market Value
Learn the difference between the replacement cost and market value coverage types.
What if Insurance Is Not Enough to Cover Damages?
You may want to consider a personal article insurance or personal liability insurance policy to help protect your possessions, home and future earnings.
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 severe weather
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.
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.
DIY Home Renovations. The Pros & Cons of Doing It Yourself
Before jumping into a home or apartment project, weigh the pros and cons of a DIY approach vs. hiring a professional contractor.
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.
Impact-Resistant Roofing Material That Stands Up to Nature
Weather conditions can weaken or destroy your roof system. Impact-resistant shingles can help.
Whole House Water Leak Detection Systems
Learn how to prevent costly water damage and the different water leak detection systems with automatic shutoff valves available on the market today.
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