What to Expect After a Storm
Major storms can be dangerous, and you need to focus on safety. If your region has seen a lot of damage, use caution. If you think your home has been structurally damaged or flooding risk remains, don’t go inside. Stay with a friend or find other shelter until you’re sure.
Once the storm has passed, it’s important to assess the damage and get started with cleanup and restoration. Below, read more about the problems different storm systems can cause and how to keep your property, and yourself, safe in different scenarios.
Insurance for Storm Damage
How much you get from your home or business insurer depends on policy specifics, the severity of harm to your property, your property value and more.
The more quickly you file a claim, the more likely you are to get the compensation you deserve. You could lose your chance if you don’t act quickly.
Storms that cause property damage may lead to mold proliferation and more.
- Damage from Flooding: Water from floods can seep into foundations, ruin framing and finish work, lead to mold proliferation and more.
- Tropical Storm and Tornado Damage: Circular wind storms can wreak havoc on your home or business, including catastrophic damage to landscaping, siding and windows.
- Wind Damage: This can damage structures, destroy glass, wreak havoc on trees and electric systems and cause other problems.
- Hail Damage: Severe hail can damage siding and shingles, leading to long-term leaks and compounding damage.
- Winter Storms: This can cause roofs to fail, lead to broken trees and electricity poles, and cause other harm.
Seek Out a Trusted Storm Repair Team
Danger is high after a storm, and hiring a professional can help you with repairs in a safe, efficient way. Call us as soon as possible.