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Nearly 86% of Homeowners Say They Are Prepared for Hurricane Season, but Covid-19 Brings New Challenges According to Study

NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hurricane Laura is barreling towards the U.S. Gulf Coast as a category 4 hurricane, but many homeowners in its path say they are ready. Although Texas and Louisiana will see the brunt of the storm, other states may be affected by hurricane damage. Do homeowners know how much coverage they need to survive hurricane season?

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With the season only beginning, ValuePenguin conducted a survey on hurricane preparedness and found that 86% of homeowners in hurricane-prone areas say they are prepared. 

Key findings:

View full report: Hurricane Preparedness Survey

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