You can’t prevent a storm from occurring, but you can be proactive in protecting your home or office from major storm damage. Know the risk that your city and town have, and take all necessary precautions in protecting your home, office, and business from major damage. Taking the right precautions may minimize the pain of the recovery and lessen the need for extensive storm damage mitigation.
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When living in a hurricane prone area, you must always be prepared. If you own a business you need to be doubly prepared. Many businesses, especially small businesses, might not recover after a disaster. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 40% of small businesses never reopen after a natural disaster. While this seems like a large number, you can take stock in the fact that it is not the majority; 60% of small businesses do recover. It is crucial to prepare ahead for a disaster, especially if you’re in the path of a hurricane.
Every season in New Hampshire brings weather challenges. Spring rains can cause flooding. In the summer, thunderstorms appear out of nowhere, at times leaving us without power. Fall is the time for hurricanes. Winters bring nor’easters burying us in snow and knocking down trees. No matter what time of year it is, we are not really completely safe from Mother Nature’s wrath. We can’t stop Mother Nature, but there are precautions we can take and ways to stay safe during violent storms such as a hurricane or a nor’easter.
A family in Bow, NH survived a devastating summer thunderstorm. Although they are thrilled to be personally safe, their house is greatly damaged. Not only was there flooding in their basement, but several trees have fallen in their yard and a fire has ignited from a lightning strike in the attic. The family departed their home but quickly looked for resources that would help them with the property damage cleanup and repairs for their home.
A family in Rye, NH has survived through a rigorous hurricane, but had to endure flooding in their basement, fallen trees in their yard, and flying debris pelting against their roof and shingles. Now that the storm is over, the family comes together, but faces the shock of the storm damage. The devastating question they ask themselves is how will they live under the roof of a damaged home? They will need to seek out a storm damage restoration service.
Winter storms, floods, hurricanes; all types of natural disasters can have a crippling effect on the inhabitants of a community. Exeter, NH is no exception. Whatever the season; whatever the disaster; you must be prepared. Evacuate if necessary and brace yourself. Once the storm hits, there’s not much you can do. Hopefully, you and your loved ones have made it out with minimal injuries. Now, you must prepare for storm damage cleanup.
Living in New England, residents are accustomed to the fluctuating temperatures and ever-erratic weather patterns that can bring pop-up storms and unexpected rain showers. Here in the Granite State, snowstorms, wind-driven rain and heat waves are ordinary occurrences, and can sometimes be experienced in the same week! While most New Hampshire (NH) residents are accustomed to the unpredictable New England weather, many home and business owners may not be aware of the steps needed to ensure their home or business is “storm-ready.” Sure, those pop-up summer rain showers may be quick and uneventful, but torrential downpours and wind-driven rain can lead to interior flooding, roof damage and clogged gutters.
The sky begins to darken and the wind slowly increases in intensity, and you know that a storm is rapidly approaching. Summer storms are a common occurrence in Merrimack, New Hampshire (NH) during the warmer months. While these pop-up storms usually come and go quickly, the damage they leave behind may last much longer. Water damage is among one of the disasters that results from summer storms, and the evidence is often commonly found in garages, attics and basements. Is your home or business prepared for when the next storm strikes this summer? Do you know what type of flood water removal services to contact, and what questions to ask them? If not, contact the water mitigation experts at Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration Services, who specialize in storm water damage cleanup. Soil-Away will bring your home or business back to being water damage free.