While Georgia generally has mild winters, weather can be unpredictable and temperatures can drop quickly. It’s important to understand how you can better protect your home and business. It’s common for pipes to burst which causes water damage. Here are a few tips that can help:
Primary concerns are loss of heat, power, telephone service, and a shortage of supplies if storm conditions continue for more than a day. Make sure to have the following items available:
If you own a farm or pets, you should consider the following tips to keep your animals safe from the storm:
If possible, avoid traveling during a storm. One of the worst places you can be is on the roads during a winter storm. Consider the following tips to stay safe:
Too often, winter weather catches people unprepared. Before the storm strikes, make sure your home, farm, office, and vehicles have the supplies you might need. The Georgia Farm Bureau team hopes you have a very safe winter!