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Storm Damage

Storm Damage

Storms of all types have the ability to cause damages to your home or business. Tens of thousands of homes are damaged each year by storms. From bad thunder storms with high winds and rains to hurricanes and tornadoes, your property is at risk of damages. Regardless of the situation or type of storm, it is vital for home and business owners to contact clean up and repair professionals as quickly as possible to address storm damages rather than attempting to clean it up on their own.

Potential Types of Damages

As a home or business owner, you should get in the habit of assessing your property for damages after a storm passes.

Heavy rains and flooding can create water damages very quickly, soaking carpet, flooring and walls and leaving surfaces susceptible to the risk of mold and mildew growth if not dried properly.

Lightning during a storm could cause tree branches to fall and damage your roof, windows and siding, or even cause a fire in your home. Heavy winds, hail, sleet, ice and snow could also potentially cause damage to your building’s external structure.

After a storm comes through your area, take inventory of your home and your possessions and make sure to make note of any damage. Rain and flood water can saturate drywall, flooring, carpets and other surfaces and cause damage very quickly. If the water is not fully moved and the area completely dried, your home and possessions could be at significant risk for mold and mildew damage.

Why You Should Call the Experts

There are many benefits to seeking professional help after a storm. Our team of professionals will work with you to help minimize damages or repair and restore your property to normal. Here are some ways the experts at ServiceMaster of Buncombe County can help you after a storm:

  • Specialty cleaning for damaged surfaces
  • Preventing further damage by sealing off damaged areas
  • Mold and mildew cleanup and prevention
  • Water extraction
  • Removing damaged materials
  • Carpet and hard floor cleaning
  • Rebuilding as necessary

Because every situation is different and unique, we will assess the damages and create a custom plan just for you. If your home has been damaged by a recent storm, contact the professionals at ServiceMaster of Buncombe County today! We have the tools, knowledge and experience to take care of fire, smoke and water damage caused by a storm. Our goal is to return your property to pre-loss condition as quickly as possible.

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