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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Quick Review on the Effects of Storm Damage

12/30/2022 (Permalink)

Storm damage goes beyond repairing roofs and replacing broken windows. At SERVPRO, we understand that storm damage can have long-lasting repercussions such as poor air quality, water intrusion, mold, and rot. That is why, besides structural repairs, we render services such as dehumidification and cleaning, water extraction, and other recovery measures to ensure your home or business is both structurally sound to reside in.

What to do after a severe Storm Damage

You ought to tread carefully when insisting on inspection of your property following an adverse weather event. The aftermath of a storm is often accompanied by several hazards such as broken glass, exposed nails, and fallen powerlines. In some cases, the hazards are entirely invisible, i.e gas leaks. We recommend that you follow these tips to evaluate your home safely.

  • Monitor the local news to ensure the worst of the storm has passed.
  • Arm yourself with rubber gloves, boots, and protective eyewear.
  • Stay at least 10 feet away from downed powerlines.
  • Keep off standing water
  • Avoid going out in the dark.

At SERVPRO, we respond promptly to respond and perform a thorough assessment of the damage. Using the most advanced equipment, we will inspect your property to uncover everything, even the less obvious damage such as mold. The first few hours following storm damage is crucial, that is why we are available 24/7 to ensure we can prevent further damage from happening. When you reach out to SERVPRO, we will dispatch our team of experts immediately to make an initial evaluation and develop the best plan of action.

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