It's no secret that tornadoes are one of nature's most violent events. Although nothing can be done to prevent tornadoes, there are actions property owners can take to protect their businesses and homes to prevent costly property damage. The average yearly cost of property damage in the U.S. done by tornadoes is 1.1 billion. SERVPRO of Katy/Cypress takes precautions year round for the unexpected weather changes and are ready and on stand by 24/7. The months when tornadoes are most common are April thru August depending on the state. In the U.S. on average there are over 1000 tornadoes that touch down every year. That number goes up every year due to unseasonably warm weather. Know the signs, and prepare your home and family in an event of one suddenly.