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5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Car From Hail Damage.

5/3/2018 (Permalink)

If you are caught in a hail storm while driving find covered parking ASAP!

Hail storms can cause thousands of dollars of damage to your home and your car! As Texas natives we understand that the weather is unpredictable and you have to be ready for anything! At SERVPRO of South Arlington we believe that knowledge is key in preventing further damage to your property. 

Here are 5 simple ways to prevent damage to your property and your wallet!

  1. Stay informed on current weather conditions.  As mentioned previously knowledge is key in preventing property damage. And staying aware of incoming storms could save you thousands of dollars in restoration fees. 
  1. If you are caught in a hail storm while driving find covered parking ASAP.

    If you find yourself caught in a hail storm, try to find covered parking as soon as possible. Locate the nearest covered parking examples include; parking garages, gas stations, etc.

  2. Use blankets or hail car cover if you are not near covered shelter.

    If you’re unable to find shelter during a hail storm, to avoid further damage you can cover your car with blankets or a hail car cover. These may not stop all dents from occurring but they will reduce them and save you money.

  3. If you don’t have blankets use your floor mats.

    If you forgot to pack your blankets or a hail car cover, you can use your floor mats to place over your windshield to help prevent the hail from breaking it. The floor mats will break the fall of the hail and assist in preventing further damage. 

  4. If you are driving in a storm move your car closer to a building to protect your car from hail damage. 

    If you noticed the storm coming from a certain direction, move your car to the opposite side to avoid it.

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