Visit a garden center in the early spring, and chances are you’ll see people filling their shopping carts with flowers and vegetable plants—a bounty that will help bring natural beauty to a home.

But, for the home, spring has a dark side too—forces that can actually threaten your property, not to mention you and your family. We’re talking spring storms. Such severe weather costs billions of dollars in home damage each year, according to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety.

Given the potential risks, it makes good sense to prepare your home and family for spring storms. For tips on how, click here to download our check list.

Meanwhile, check out our slideshow below to find out more about the effects of severe weather.

Protect Your Investment

When spring storms come, AAA can help protect the investment that is your home. Go to AAA.com/Insurance.

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