Summer Safety Tips

Summer on Cape Cod is a beautiful time filled with beach days, outdoor activities, and family gatherings. However, it’s also a season that comes with its own set of risks, from hurricanes to mold growth in humid conditions. Here are some essential summer safety tips to keep your property and loved ones safe, brought to you by Oceanside Restoration.


1. **Prepare for Hurricane Season**
Cape Cod is prone to hurricanes, especially in the late summer. Ensure your property is ready by:
– Securing outdoor furniture and decorations that could become projectiles.
– Creating an emergency plan and evacuation route for your family.

2. **Prevent Mold Growth**
High humidity in summer can lead to mold growth, which poses health risks. To prevent mold:
– Use dehumidifiers in damp areas like basements.
– Ensure proper ventilation in bathrooms and kitchens.

3. **Be Water-Safe**
With more water activities in the summer, it’s crucial to prioritize water safety:
– Always supervise children near water.
– Ensure pools and beaches have appropriate safety measures like life vests and barriers.

4. **Stay Informed**
Keep updated with weather forecasts and alerts. Having access to timely information can make all the difference in preparing for unexpected summer storms.

5. **Regular Maintenance**
Conduct regular checks and maintenance on your property to avoid potential hazards:
– Clean gutters and downspouts to prevent water damage.
– Inspect your roof and windows for any damage or leaks that could worsen in summer storms.

By following these tips, you can enjoy a safe and worry-free summer on Cape Cod. For any disaster restoration needs, Oceanside Restoration is here to help with 24-hour emergency response services.