How to Handle Insurance Claims and Damage After a Major Storm
Storms have the power to cause flooding, power outages, and property damage or worse. Carolinians deal with a host of challenges when they return home to face the damage left.
Safety After the Storm – Returning Home
Even once the storm has passed, it’s important to be aware of the dangers in your area. Here are some tips for safety after the storm to help protect you and your family when returning home to …
How to Tell if Your Vehicle has Flood Damage
AAA is providing tips for spotting vehicle flooding in the wake of hurricane season. Carolinians who have returned to their property after evacuating for the storm and those in the market for a new, need …
Poison Hazards to Avoid During and After a Storm
Along with damaging winds and rains, hurricanes also bring the threat of poisonings with them. Here are some prevention and survival steps that can help you avoid a poisoning or illness …
How to Prepare for an Extended Power Outage
Even if a hurricane doesn’t make direct landfall in your area, the cone of the storm’s impact could mean hurricane-strength winds that can take out power lines for several days.
How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Car
As areas are hit by hurricanes and floods, AAA warns members to avoid purchasing a vehicle that has suffered flood damage. Recognizing a flood damaged vehicle isn’t as easy as you’d think.
Important Safety Considerations When Returning Home Post Flood
Flooding poses risks even after the waters begin to recede. If you were forced to evacuate or weren’t at home when flooding occurred, here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe …
Safety Tips for Hurricane Evacuation
If your local authorities are advising a mandatory or voluntary hurricane evacuation, here are some tips to stay informed, connected and safe:
How to Prepare Your Electronic Devices for a Storm
As you prepare your home and take safety precautions when severe weather approaches, make sure your digital devices are ready to help you during a storm. Here are some tips to consider …
Create an Emergency Survival Kit for a Storm
Wind and rain from hurricanes have the potential to disrupt power or limit access to much needed supplies. Here’s what should be in your emergency survival kit so you’re ready to ride out the storm.
Driving In The Rain and Preparing Your Vehicle for Severe Weather
Wind and rain can damage cars and make driving dangerous. Avoiding the road is ideal but not always possible. Here are a few ways to prepare your car for bad weather and tips for driving in the rain.
How to Protect Your Home from a Hurricane
Hurricanes can bring wind and rain that can have catastrophic consequences. There are a few things you can do to mitigate damage. Use these tips to help protect your home from a storm.
Make a Home Inventory Checklist Before a Storm
Prep work before a hurricane or other major storm can ease the pain afterwards. Protect your investments by creating a home inventory. Even a quick walkthrough with your phone can make a big …
Or visit your local AAA office to get help with routing.
Don’t return to your local area until officials say it is safe to do so. Keep in mind that roads and bridges may be damaged.
In South Carolina, visit the SC Emergency Management Division for a list of shelters or download the SC Emergency Manager app to find your zone based on GPS or by entering a physical address. Get the free app in the Apple Store or on Google Play.
If upon returning home you notice that your property has been damaged and you’re insured with AAA, you can find claims filing information here.