Damage Severe Weather Can Cause
Big storms can be furious and frightening, and you should put safety first. If your region has seen a lot of damage, be careful. If you the risk of flooding or structural damage, keep your distance. Spending a few nights away is a small price to pay.
After you make it through the storm safely, repairing and restoring your property should be next on your list. Below, learn about how different kinds of storms can cause problems.
Insurance for Storm Damage
How much you get from your home or business insurer depends on things like how much you pay in premiums and deductibles, the severity of harm to your property, your property value and more.
Most storms are considered acts of God, which means that your insurer can’t single you out. However, waiting too long to file can harm your chances of a fair payout, and neighborhood rates go up anyway following severe storms. Don’t delay and always file claims as quickly as possible.
Dangerous storm damage, lead to mold growth and more.
- Winter Storm Damage: Blizzards can cause collapsed roofs, break branches and power poles, and cause other harm.
- Hail Storm Damage: Major hail storms can cause shingle and siding damage, leading to long-term leaks and compounding damage.
- Damage from Flooding: Flood water can ruin foundations, ruin drywall, carpet and framing, lead to mold growth and more.
- Wind Damage: This can rip off siding, shingles and even whole roofs, break windows, destroy trees and landscaping and electric systems and cause additional damage.
- Tropical Storm and Tornado Damage: Circular wind storms can wreak havoc on your home or business, including catastrophic damage to roofs, windows, siding and landscaping.
Find an Experienced Damage and Remediation Professional
If your business or home has storm damage, act now. Choose a professional contractor that is fully licensed and insured, and that knows your area. Call today to schedule a consultation.