It’s that time of year where storm damage threatens your home and property. As the Atlantic Ocean starts brewing up tropical storms with high hurricane-strength winds and torrential down pours a lot of damage can occur in result from fallen branches, flooding, leaks in your exterior and wind damage.
In the U.S., the most dangerous types of storms are hurricanes and severe thunderstorms, which produce tornadoes and hail. MicroTech’s goal is to be your trusted ally and resource when mother nature strikes.
The best measure to reduce the annual cost associated with the damage and devastation caused by hurricanes is to be prepared. There are many construction measures that can be taken to reduce the effects of hurricanes, such as storm shutters covering exposed glass and hurricane roof straps. Also, taking measures to be prepared for severe flooding can help to reduce the damage and costs associated with hurricane damage. – National Storm Damage Center
View our Hurricane Preparation Center for helpful links and resources in regards to hurricane preparation.
There most common types of storm damage items that MicroTech services and repairs are:
- Flooding caused by torrential rains
- Damage to siding or external walls
- Water damage caused by a leaking roof
- Leaks from un-maintained gutters
- Leaks from cracks or damages in the stucco
- Damage from painting
- Wood rot caused by damage from water through time
Common Types of Storms that effect Florida and the First Coast include:
- Derecho Storms
- Tropical Storms
Types of Storms that typically do not effect Florida and the First Coast include:
- Heavy Snow / Blizzards
- Hail Storms
- Ice storms
Check out more information on Storms and Storm Damage at http://www.stormdamagecenter.org
IF you live in Jacksonville or a surrounding area in the First Coast and need help with damage caused by storms, call MicroTech at 800-716-4276
IF you have an emergency and need immediate assistance with a Flood or time sensitive issue contact us at 800-716-4276 twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.