Damage Severe Weather Can Cause
Big storms can be frightening and dangerous, and you should put safety first. If your neighborhood has seen a lot of damage, be careful. If you think your home has been structurally damaged or flooding risk is a problem, keep your distance. Spending a few nights at an emergency shelter or with a friend is a small thing compared to your health.
Get through the storm, and then examine the damage. Read on for more.
Storm Damage Insurance
Coverage varies based on your neighborhood, your insurer, the amount of damage and other factors.
Document the damage, keep all receipts and call your insurance company and a storm damage contractor.
Storm Damage Scenarios
- Winter Storms: Heavy snow can cause collapsed roofs, lead to broken trees and electricity poles, and much more.
- Hail Aftermath: Severe hail can cause shingle and siding damage, causing hidden leaks and compounding damage.
- Flood Damage: Flood water can get into your building’s foundation, ruin drywall, carpet and framing, lead to mold growth and cause other problems.
- Damage from Wind Storms: This can harm structures, destroy glass, damage landscaping and electricity hookups and cause other problems.
- Tornado and Tropical Storm Damage: Circular wind storms can cause serious damage to all parts of your property, like catastrophic damage to roofs, windows, siding and landscaping.
Find an Experienced Contractor
If your property has storm damage, act quickly. Choose a professional team that is insured, credentialed and licensed, and that knows your area. Call today to learn more.