Proper Storm Damage Repair Methods
During a storm, the first choice to ride out the storm will be your home. After all, the home is where you feel safe but if you have not prepared your home for an impending storm, the property will suffer severe damage during a major storm.
Hence, we suggest that you evacuate your home if a storm warning is issued and return home once the weather is clear. Dealing with the damage caused by high winds, heavy rains, and hail can be devastating. However, different repair methods will help restore your property. Here are some remedial steps that you can take to restore your home in the aftermath of a storm.
Assess Storm Damage to Your Home
Upon close inspection of the entire property, the storm damage will be visible from the water pouring out through leaking roof, and the broken glass is evidence of broken windows and are signs of storm damage. The damage caused by hailstorm will be visible by heavy dents and holes in the roof. To have a thorough inspection of the storm damage it’s better to seek professional help for an accurate damage assessment.
Siding, Roof and Window Repair
The initial repairs as suggested by an expert will comprise of siding, roof, and windows. Damage caused by snowstorms, pounding hail and torrential rails. You might need to replace the windows and siding as suggested by the professional builder and repair service provider.
Repairing the Interior of your Home
Apart from the external damage, your home will suffer damage to the interior as well. The electricity panels might be damaged; lights, paint, drapes, floors, and cabinets might be severely damaged rendering them unusable. If you consult with an expert, they might suggest replacing electrical systems and repair windows and floors.
Extracting Water from Your Property
During heavy torrential rainstorms, floods are a common occurrence. Water damage by either rain or flooding can damage the structure of your building. Hence, water extraction is one of the essential repair methods for restoring your home. This repair method involves water and moisture removal from every corner of the property. Once the building is completely dry, you can move on to cleaning, sanitizing and deodorizing. Getting the services of an IICRC certified specialist can help you get a clean and dry home.