Although some storms pop up without warning, others -- like hurricanes -- can be tracked for days so there are steps you can take to minimize the damage to your home and property. Take our quiz and see if you know what they are.
Question 1 of 20
When a hurricane is approaching, you should head to the local hardware store to buy plywood to protect your windows.
Question 2 of 20
Taping windows is a good idea.
Question 3 of 20
When a storm strikes, you should NOT be in a room with windows.
Question 4 of 20
Remove dead or weak trees before a storm.
Question 5 of 20
Building a "safe room" is useless.
Question 6 of 20
It’s important to anchor your major appliances.
Question 7 of 20
Furnaces and water heaters don’t need to be secured.
Question 8 of 20
Before a storm, you don't need to pick up tools, toys or other debris near your home.
Question 9 of 20
Trees can mitigate storm damage.
Question 10 of 20
Impact-resistant glass is not worth the expense.
Question 11 of 20
Bring your grill's propane tank inside the house.
Question 12 of 20
Get your tools in order before the storm.
Question 13 of 20
You don't have to know how to shut off your home's gas.
Question 14 of 20
Hurricane straps are useless.
Question 15 of 20
Make sure the plywood you buy is securely attached to your home.
Question 16 of 20
Make sure your neighbors secure their lawn furniture.
Question 17 of 20
Practice putting your storm shutters up before a storm.
Question 18 of 20
Doors should have at least three hinges.
Question 19 of 20
Install temporary center garage door supports.
Question 20 of 20