Thunderstorms and Flooding
Thunderstorms occur year-round and can happen at any time. According to weather.com, more than 1,800 Thunderstorms occur on planet earth every day.
Thunderstorms. We all know thunderstorms are prevalent when we see thunder and lightning, but few consider how catastrophic thunderstorms can be when it comes to storm damage. With thunderstorms, comes heavy rain and strong, potent winds. Some people enjoy watching thunderstorms from inside their homes, but thunderstorms can wreak havoc on residential and commercial property due to the potential of flooding.
Keep in mind that thunderstorms often lead to unexpected floodings. When the flooding soaks the floor and carpet, the drying process is essential. Drying the carpets and floors efficiently after a flood is important because by doing so, one can prevent a terrible odor from culminating and stop microbial growth.
Here at SERVPRO we always offer ERPs. ERPs are Emergency Ready plans we offer to help businesses put together to be prepared and vigilant when an emergency like this strikes. It's always important for business and commercial properties to have an emergency backup plan ready to go because that can minimize the damage and loss. Our marketing team provides free ERPs, contact us for yours today.
When thunderstorms affect your home or business, do not fear, SERVPRO is here and ready to help! Our team of experts are well-trained and more than ready to assist in water damage clean up whenever you need it!
More importantly, always look out for your safety first and foremost during storm damage or when thunder strikes.