Extreme Heat Safety Tips for San Diego?
Preparing San Diegans for Extreme Heat this Summer
This summer, San Diego is experiencing extreme heat and excessive heat warnings in many parts of San Diego County. SERVPRO® of San Diego City SW offers these safety tips from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on preparing for extreme heat:
Find places in your community where you can go to get coolwhile following the latest guidelines from the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Try to keep your home cool:
- Do not rely on a fan as your primary cooling device
- Cover windows with drapes or shades
- Weather-strip doors and windows
- Use window reflectors such as aluminum foil-covered cardboard to reflect heat back outside
- Add insulation to keep the heat out
- Use a powered attic ventilator, or attic fan, to regulate the heat level of a building’s attic by clearing hot air
- Install window air conditioners and insulate around them
- Learn to recognize the signs of heat illness. For more information, visit: www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/warning.html
SERVPRO® of San Diego City SW has a team of highly trained technicians on-call 24-hours a day to respond to storm damage emergencies in San Diego. Call us today at 619-269-5004. We’ll restore your storm damage, “Like it never even happened.”
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