It is a very difficult experience to go through hurricane. People emerge out of hurricane having very disturbed minds. There are a lot of deaths that have occurred out of this storm. People have always prepared themselves before the hurricane appears. It is very disturbing to come to terms with the effects of the hurricane. It is essential to check the building as well as the entire home to know if it has been adversely affected by the storm.
The roof should be given addition attention. In case you are not able to step in each place on the roof, take some magnifying equipment and check the current condition of the roof. If it is shallow then you won’t have to struggle as you can have a closer look. The inspection helps you to know if the roof is steady and intact. Incase there are parts that are not there, look for an urgent solution at first. Seek to shield your house from further deterioration through ensuring that the house is fully repaired.
Look at the ventilation outlet to ensure they are okay. Climb using a raised platform and use a flashlight in order to have a closer look. You can also know if the dryer is okay by checking to see the kind of air coming out of the dryer.
The outlet of the furnace should be given a closer look to ensure that debris does not clog it. It is common to find loose tree leaves inside the chimney. Remove them if there are some.
Check at the electrical work in your home. In case you note any disruption call an electrician. Be quick to rectify any electrical challenges without hesitation as it may cause disastrous effects if not handled.
Check if the shutters are in good condition. Confirm their stability by physically pushing them.
Water funnels have always been a casualty of the storm. Gutters are swayed by wind till they get destroyed. A gutter can be plucked from its place leaving it in a precarious condition. Ensure that the gutter does not reach a level where it swings till it falls as it can harm other areas of the building.
Another area that is prone to damage by the hurricane is the fence. Walk along the fence to note if they are some areas that have been made weak by the hurricane. Push the posts to ensure they are still strong.
Be cautious about the trees that are found around your home. This is because of the damage they can cause in case the trees fall. Arborist can help you to know how to handle old trees in your home.
Get a contractor do general repair in the house if you cannot handle it by yourself.