Home Safety

Home Safety

Discover how to prevent losses and provide protection when damage occurs.

Use this safety section for tips and advice on how to protect your home and family from Florida's most commonly occuring catastrophes.

Florida Family recommends that you maintain and regularly update a Personal Property Inventory - photographing or videotaping the contents of every room (including your garage) for your records. When finished, keep these records in a safety deposit box or another safe location away from your premises.

Home Safety Tips

  • Fire

    House fires can become life-threatening in just two minutes. Learn how you can help protect your family and your possessions.
  • Hurricane

    Florida can be prone to the threat of hurricanes. Find out what you can do to protect your home and family both before and after the storm.
  • Tornado

    Tornadoes are unpredictable. Learn what you can do to prepare in advance, and what to do if your area is threatened.
  • Water

    A water leak in your home can cause thousands in damage--but, in many cases, can be preventable. Here are a few simple steps you can take to minimize the risk of water damage to your home.
  • Theft

    Thieves can strike when you least expect it--stealing not only your possessions, but your sense of security. Learn how you can minimize the threat to your home.
  • Flood

    Flooding is one of the nation's most common natural disasters, and your home can be significantly damaged by just an inch of water. Learn what to do if your area is threatened by flooding.
  • Lightning

    Florida is the most lightning-prone state in the U.S., with an average of almost 1.5 million strikes a year. Find out what you can do to protect yourself, and your possessions.