Storms Damage Scenarios
Big storms can be dangerous, and you should put safety first. If your region has seen a lot of damage, use caution. If you suspect structural damage or more flooding, don’t go inside. Stay with a friend or find other shelter until you’re confident it’s safe.
After the danger has passed, repairs and restoration should be next on your list. Read about how various storm systems can cause problems.
Insurance for Storm Damage
Serious damage from the majority of storms is covered by property insurance, but the details are different. What you must pay depends on your policy, the building, how much damage there is, property values in your neighborhood and much more.
Document the damage, keep a folder of receipts and call your insurer and a storm damage contractor.
Storm Damage Scenarios
- Winter Storm Damage: This can collapse roofs, lead to broken trees and electricity poles, and much more.
- Hail Damage: Major hail storms can cause shingle and siding damage, and that can mean roof leaks and compounding structural damage.
- Flood Damage: Flood water can seep into foundations, ruin structures and possessions inside, lead to mold problems and cause other problems.
- Wind-related Property Damage: This can damage structures, break windows, damage landscaping and electric systems and cause additional damage.
- Tornado and Hurricane Damage: Circular winds can wreak havoc on your home or business, including catastrophic damage to siding, roofs, landscaping and more.
Seek Out a Trusted Contractor
Storm aftermath can be dangerous, and hiring a professional can help you get the problem solved quickly and correctly. Reach out to us right away.