Being prepared for a loss with technology
Technology can now be a vital tool in preparing for water damages or other disasters, as well as during or after to stay informed of the situation and in communication with others. From common technology you already use on a day-to-day basis to taking a few extra steps to prepare, the following will help you be ready in the event of a water damage or other disaster.
Store Information Online
There are many places to store important information securely online. Services like Google Drive and Dropbox offer free ways to store different types of files, from a word document to images of important documents. Ready.gov suggests saving an electronic version of insurance policies, identification documents, medical records, and information on your pets if necessary.
Follow the News
Stay informed by following agencies such as FEMA. local news channels, and local government on Twitter for the most up-to-date information in a disaster situation. You can also alert first responders if a rescue is needed through Twitter.
Whenever there is a water damage make sure you are always ready and have ways to get in touch with people. If you have questions don't hesitate to call us @ (574) 533-2500, where we are always "Here to Help!". You can also keep a condensed emergency kit in your vehicle as well.