Did you know? On averag, heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States.
As summer approaches, it is time to consider safety precautions for extreme heat in the coming months.
If possible, stay indoors inside the air conditioning.
Be sure to check out your pets who may be outdoors or bring them inside.
Stay hydrated and limit caffeine and alcohol use.
If you do go outside, wear loose fitting light colored clothes and apply sunscreen often.
A few tips to help prepare your home
Install window air conditioning units snugly and insulate if necessary.
Check air conditioning ducts for proper insulation.
Install temporary window reflectors to reflect heat entering your home back outside.
Weather-strip doors and windows to keep cool air inside.
Cover windows that receive morning or afternoon sun.
Keep storm windows up all year.
If you should smell a musky odor leading you to believe you may have mold in your home, give SERVPRO of Frankfort a call today. (815)485-6901.