There's a an important thing you can do at your house in preparation for a hurricane, whether you decide to ride it out, or get out of Dodge. The beauty lies in its simplicity. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety recommends you close all doors, and windows, both exterior, and interior. This disperses the intense pressure, and acts much like the watertight bulkheads on a ship. The key is preventing wind from entering your home. This reduces the chances of the worst case scenario, losing the most important defense your house has, the roof. Click here for more tips.