April 2, 2018
There's nothing quite like the smell of spring rain or the sound of a gentle thunderstorm. As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers! But what happens when that gentle rain becomes a severe thunderstorm? Are you prepared for the possibility of lightning, hail, tornadoes or straight-line winds?
When it comes to hailstorms, a homeowner's biggest concern is the material damage to the roof. The second biggest concern is how their car weathered the storm. Here are a few tips that will help minimize your risk of hail damage:
According to the Insurance Information Institute, thunderstorms (including tornadoes events) caused $13.2 billion in economic losses and $9.5 billion in insured losses in 2010 alone.
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