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4 Facts About Hurricanes You Need To Know

6/20/2023 (Permalink)

Hurricane season is June through November. So, here we are. Hurricane season. And though Virginia rarely gets a direct hit by a hurricane, living near the coast in the south, most people are all too familiar with the hurricane season and the tropical storms that come with it. But what about hurricane damage to your home? If you haven’t had hurricane damage before, here are 4 facts about hurricane damage you need to know before the storm hits.

1.  Primary Causes of Hurricane Damage

The primary cause of hurricane damage to homes is damage from high wind and flooding from the torrential rains.

2.  What the Wind Does

The wind can cause damage to siding and it can break windows and blow in garage doors. Broken and downed trees are another result of hurricane damage.

3.  What the Water Does

Torrential rains can often cause flooding from overwhelmed gutters and downspouts, broken windows and damaged roofs, and saturated soil around and near your home.

4.  What a Storm Damage Expert Will Do

A storm damage restoration company like SERVPRO of Virginia Beach will help you deal with hurricane damage quickly. With 24-hour emergency response and the tools and equipment to deal with the damage to trees, siding and flooding, they’re you’re one-stop-shop for hurricane damage.

Please give us a call at 757-431-1400.

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