Storms Damage Scenarios
Severe storms can be dangerous, and you should put safety first. If your region has seen major problems, play it safe. If you think your home has been structurally damaged or flood risk is a problem, stay out until a professional says it’s safe. Spending a few nights at an emergency shelter or with a friend is a small price to pay.
After the storm, repairs and restoration should be your top priority. Read the information below about how each kind of storm can cause unique damage.
Serious damage from almost all storms is covered by property insurance, but the specifics are different. The amount you are responsible for paying depends on your premiums and deductibles, the structure, how much damage there is, the value of surrounding property and much more.
Make a list of the damage, keep all receipts and contact your insurance company and a storm damage contractor.
Dangerous storm damage, lead to mold growth and much more.
- Damage from Flooding: Floods can seep into foundations, ruin framing and finish work, lead to mold growth and much more.
- Tropical Storm and Tornado Damage: Circular winds can wreak havoc on your home or business, like catastrophic damage to roofs, windows, siding and landscaping.
- Wind-related Property Damage: This can rip off siding, shingles and even whole roofs, lead to broken windows, wreak havoc on trees and electric systems and cause additional damage.
- Hail Storm Aftermath: This can bend and crack shingles and siding, causing hidden leaks and compounding damage.
- Winter Storms: Heavy snow can cause collapsed roofs, lead to broken trees and electricity poles, and much more.
Find an Experienced Storm Repair Team
It’s necessary to repair any damage as quickly as possible, but the risk of danger is high. Before you try making repairs yourself, get your insurer and a contractor on board. Call us for details.