An official for the National Hurricane Center told residents in hurricane prone areas not to tape their windows in preparing for a storm. They say that taping windows can actually create larger and deadlier shards of glass when winds blow through a home and break the glass. They do suggest hurricane shutters or impact-resistant windows instead.
If you would like instructions for hurricane preparedness, we have a magnet to put on your refrigerator that is amazing and we will be glad to mail one to you. It won’t be long before hurricane season will be upon us.