What to Expect After Severe Weather Events
Severe storms can be frightening and dangerous, and you should put safety first. If your region has seen serious storm-related damage, use caution. If you the risk of flooding or structural damage, don’t go inside. Spend the night elsewhere until you’re sure.
After the storm, repairing and restoring your property should be your top priority. Read the information below about how each kind of storm can cause damage.
Insurance for Storm Damage
How much you get from insurance depends on things like how much you pay in premiums and deductibles, the extent of damage, your property value and more.
Most severe weather damage is covered by insurance, but filing right away is necessary. If you delay, you could lose money now and pay more later.
Dangerous storm damage, lead to mold proliferation and cause other problems.
- Winter Storm Damage: Heavy snow can cause collapsed roofs, break branches and power poles, and more.
- Hail Storm Aftermath: Severe hail can cause shingle and siding damage, causing hidden leaks and compounding damage.
- Water Damage: Floods can get into your building’s foundation, ruin drywall, carpet and framing, lead to mold proliferation and cause other problems.
- Wind Damage: This can harm structures, destroy glass, wreak havoc on trees and electric systems and cause other problems.
- Tornado and Hurricane Damage: Circular winds can cause serious damage to all parts of your property, like catastrophic damage to roofs, windows, siding and landscaping.
Find a Trusted Damage and Remediation Professional
If your home or business has damage from a storm, act without delay. Choose a professional contractor that is insured, credentialed and licensed, and that knows your area. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.