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Winter Storm Preparedness

The harsh weather is no stranger to the people of Grimes, who every year must be ready for an eventual snowstorm that can represent a serious threat to their properties and safety. Fortunately, there are many things your can do to minimize the risks of this atmospheric condition, at Prorestore DKI in Grimes we would like to share a couple of useful ideas.


Snow storms arrive swiftly and it’s important to listen to the forecasts daily. Be sure to caulk your doors and windows to keep your home insulated, which will also mean a lower power bill. Have your chimney cleaned by a professional to ensure it’s working properly. Close and insulate main water lines or pipes that are exposed to prevent them from freezing.


It’s very important to have a survival kit ready, make sure to include a 3 day water and food supply; try to choose canned goods and don’t forget to include a can opener. Have a battery powered radio to find out more about the weather and remember to dress in layers to stay warm.


Once the storm is over check the interior and exterior of your property and look for any damage. Remember to be extra careful and don’t attempt any repair that may represent a threat to your safety.

Being prepared for an emergency is the best way to minimize damages and stay safe, don’t forget about these simple ideas. Another common problem is dealing with frozen pipes, so remember to read this previous post.

Sometimes, unexpected things can happen and during those circumstances, you can always rely on Prorestore DKI, where our experienced team is ready to find the most suitable way to handle your case.  Think about us next time you are looking for property restoration in Grimes.

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