Every year, hurricane-force winds and storm-related flooding cause billions of dollars of damage across North America. If you have a secondary or vacation home near the ocean – especially if it has an ocean view – there is a significant chance that the house will experience flooding or wind damage if a hurricane hits the area. Because you might not be living in the home at the time, the risk of significant damage is greater, simply because it might not be discovered right away. However, there are steps you can take to help protect your secondary home from damage – below are a few ideas to consider.
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