How to secure your entire home with Ring
Most storm damage to home occurs from:
Use this quick and easy checklist to prepare your home for a storm:
When a storm is forecast:
Download our storm preparation checklist (PDF, 415KB) for tasks you can do around your home to be prepared.
It can be difficult to know what to do in the event of a storm. Use our simple tips on how to prepare, what to do when a storm is forecast, how to respond during a storm and how to manage the clean-up. This can be found in our helpful brochure (PDF, 583KB).
Your local emergency service can give you advice on what to do in the event of a storm or cyclone in your area and information on how you can be storm safe. Find your local emergency service details below.
If you live in a cyclone prone area it is very important that you sit with your family and prepare a plan.
Having an emergency kit on hand with everything you need can also assist the family in a time of panic. Bunnings has a range of products to help you create a cyclone preparation emergency kit:
Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.
When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.