If you live in a tornado prone area of the US, being prepared before a tornado strikes is key to guarding your home and avoid losing all valuables in a storm.
USAToday reports of measures that can be taken to prevent excessive damage to your home due to a tornado. The best defense against a tornado’s savage winds are in-home or underground shelters. However, if your budget doesn’t allow for the roughly $5,000 that an in-home shelter might cost, is it important to focus on the most vulnerable parts of your home. These vulnerable areas include the walls, roof, windows, doors, and garage doors. Investing in double pane windows, sturdy garage doors, and top-quality roofing are key elements in maintaining low damage on your home during a tornado.
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