Prepare for a More Active Hurricane Season

July 18, 2017

With the increase in hurricanes expected this season, experts say small business owners and property owners need to assess how well they are prepared for losses from major storms. Colorado State University forecasters have increased their predictions for this hurricane season to include 15 named storms, eight of which will become hurricanes.

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To prepare, small business owners and property owners should ensure they have adequate insurance coverage and employ tactics to protect offices, homes, factories, and warehouses from wind, rain, and flooding. Business owners also should keep company information secure and protect employees. In addition, being prepared means a contingency plan is in place for running a business if its premises are destroyed or inaccessible, say experts.