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Thunderstorm Preparedness Tips

4/14/2021 (Permalink)

Purple sky with bright white lightning. SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook will respond to storm damage emergencies.

SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook wants residents to stay safe during severe weather events and offers these safety tips from the Federal Emergency Management on thunderstorm safety:

  • When you hear thunder, go indoors. A sturdy building is the safest place to be during a thunderstorm
  • Pay attention to weather reports and warnings of thunderstorms. Be ready to change plans, if necessary, to be near shelter
  • When you receive a thunderstorm warning or hear thunder, go inside immediately
  • If indoors, avoid running water or using landline phones. Electricity can travel through plumbing and phone lines
  • Protect your property. Unplug appliances and other electric devices
  • If boating or swimming, get to land and find a sturdy, grounded shelter or vehicle immediately
  • If necessary, take shelter in a car with a metal top and sides. Do not touch anything metal
  • Avoid flooded roadways. Just six inches of fast-moving water can knock you down, and one foot of moving water can sweep your vehicle away

SERVPRO of Downers Grove / Oak Brook has a team of storm restoration technicians ready to respond 24 hours a day to any storm damage emergency. Call us at 630-573-4290. We’ll restore your storm damage, “Like it never even happened.”

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