Damage Severe Weather Can Cause
Big storms can be furious and frightening, and safety has to be your first priority. If your neighborhood has seen serious storm-related damage, be careful. If you think your home has been structurally damaged or flooding risk remains, keep your distance. Spending a few nights elsewhere is a small price to pay.
Once the disaster has passed, it’s important to check out the impact and start cleaning up. Below, read more about the problems different kinds of storms can cause and how to stay safe in different circumstances.
Storm Damage Insurance
How much you get from your policy depends on policy specifics, the extent of damage, your property value and more.
The more quickly you, the better chance you have for fair payouts. You could get short shrift if you don’t act with urgency.
Storms that cause property damage may lead to mold problems and cause other problems.
- Flood Damage: Flood water can seep into foundations, ruin framing and finish work, lead to mold problems and cause other problems.
- Tropical Storm and Tornado Damage: Circular winds can wreak havoc on your home or business, like catastrophic damage to siding, roofs, landscaping and more.
- Wind Damage: This can harm structures, lead to broken windows, destroy trees and landscaping and power grids and more.
- Hail Damage: This can damage siding and shingles, causing hidden leaks and compounding structural damage.
- Winter Storms: Heavy snow can cause roofs to fail, break branches and power poles, and much more.
Hire a Trusted Contractor
If your property has damage from a storm, act without delay. Choose a professional contractor that is insured, credentialed and licensed, and that knows your area. Get in touch today to schedule a consultation.