Thunderstorms can occur at any time of the year and can bring the rainfall amounts, hail, decreased visibility, sudden gusty winds, and of course lightning.

For your peace of mind 😌, Luko has prepared for you some advice on how to protect yourself and your house during this bad weather conditions.

Things to do before the event to avoid damage:

  • Close and securely fasten doors and windows;
  • Keep your property in a well-maintained condition (for example replace/ repair any loose roof tiles, guttering, and so on that could potentially come loose and cause damage to property);
  • Secure loose objects such as ladders, garden furniture, trash bins or anything else that could be blown around;
  • Cut the electricity and telephone line to prevent power surges;
  • Park vehicles in a garage (if you have one) or keep them clear of buildings trees;
  • Stay indoors as much as possible.

Things to do after the event to report damage:

  • Be careful not to touch any electrical/ telephone cables that have been blown down or are still hanging;
  • Not walk too close to walls, buildings, and trees as they could have been weakened;
  • Do a damage assessment of your house and check the exterior and interior of your house to make sure everything is in order.

☝️In case of damage:

  • From computer and telephone: read this article for more information.
  • From phone: click here to submit your claim.
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