Whether it’s rain or snow, Central Illinois is no stranger to severe weather. Severe storms, freezing temperatures, built-up snow, and power outages can all cause damage to your property.

 

Common Types of Storm Damage

  • Damaged siding and shingles
  • Broken windows and doors
  • Roof leaks or collapses
  • Flooded basements
  • Damaged electrical, phone, or cable lines

 

Cleaning Up After a Storm

If your home is left untreated, damage from pounding rain, hail, lightning, tornado, high winds, or heavy snow loads can lead to additional water damage, mold, and increased structural damage. A rapid response is critical to reduce safety risks and secondary damages from the weather.

Our trained, skilled professionals will:

  • Offer a full-scale examination of the residence to unveil the true extent of the damage.
  • Examine and protect unaffected areas to limit the spread of secondary damage.
  • Assist you in inventorying your personal and household items and appliances, then relocate them to a secure off-site location.
  • Perform any necessary water extraction until the residence is thoroughly dry, deodorized, and disinfected.
  • Repair all areas of damage inside and outside the residence.
  • Ensure you receive consistent progress updates, answering any and all questions you may have about the process.
  • Complete all structural repairs or reconstruction as needed.

 

Preparing for a Severe Thunderstorm

  • Stay updated on current weather watches and warnings and take the advice of local meteorologists
  • Have a kit ready with flashlights, water, and first aid supplies
  • Power off as many major electronics and appliances as possible to prevent unnecessary surging
  • Know where the safest spot is—either in an internal room or lower level

 

Preparing for a Blizzard

  • Stay updated on current weather watches and warnings and take the advice of local meteorologists
  • Have a kit ready with flashlights, water, and first aid supplies
  • Make sure outside exhaust vents aren’t blocked by snow
  • Stay indoors to keep warm air inside
  • Keep pipes from freezing