On Monday afternoon, Antigonish, N.S., resident Paula Romanow was busy doing the same thing as many others in the Maritimes as she cleared her deck in anticipation of Teddy’s arrival.
The storm is expected to hit the area hard, so Romanow made sure anything that could be blown away in high winds was removed and stored.
“This isn’t my first hurricane and it’s not for many others, either,” Romanow said.
Putting away possible projectiles is a good way to reduce potential damage from high winds, according to Amanda Dean, Atlantic vice-president with the Insurance Bureau of Canada.
The organization represents insurance companies and Dean said they are geared up and prepared to deal with damage claims from the storm.
Hurricane Teddy is expected to become a post-tropical storm as