Springtime in Michigan is a beautiful time of year. After our long winters we all get excited with the warmer temperatures and budding trees. Spring time can also bring storms as the weather changes. From strong wind storms, thunderstorms and tornadoes, these storms can cause a lot of destruction. Its important to be prepared for these storms. While mother nature is difficult to predict, here are a few helpful tips:
- Trim any dead or rotting branches near the home or any vehicles.
- Know how to shut off the power to your home as we as gas and water shut off if needed.
- Tie down, or bring anything inside that can blow around or cause destruction. For example, trash cans, patio furniture, children's outdoor toys.
- Set your refrigerator to the coldest setting. If you loose power your food will stay cooler, longer.