Storms Damage Scenarios
Major storms can be dangerous, and you need to focus on safety. If your area has seen major problems, use caution. If you suspect structural damage or more flooding, don’t go inside. Spending a few nights away is a small thing compared to your health.
After you make it through the storm safely, repairs and restoration should be next on your list. Below, learn about how various storm systems can cause unique problems.
Storm Damage Insurance
The most severe damage from almost all storms is covered under home and business insurance policies, but the details change. What you must pay depends on your premiums and deductibles, the structure, how much damage there is, neighborhood property values and much more.
Make a list of the damage, keep a folder of receipts and get on the phone with your insurer and a storm damage contractor.
Storm Damage Scenarios
- Winter Storm Damage: Blizzards can cause roofs to fail, break branches and power poles, and more.
- Hail Damage: Severe hail can damage siding and shingles, causing hidden leaks and compounding damage.
- Damage from Wind Storms: This can rip off siding, shingles and even whole roofs, break windows, damage landscaping and electricity hookups and more.
- Hurricane and Tornado Damage: Circular wind storms can wreak havoc on your home or business, such as catastrophic damage to roofs, windows, siding and landscaping.
- Damage from Flooding: Flood water can get into your building’s foundation, ruin drywall, carpet and framing, lead to mold problems and more.
Find a Trusted Storm Repair Team
It’s vital to repair storm damage as quickly as possible, but don’t put yourself in harm’s way. Before you do it yourself, work with your insurance company. Call us for more information.