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Are You Prepared for This Hurricane Season??

7/30/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Are You Prepared for This Hurricane Season?? Hurricane Hermine making Landfall in North Florida.

With Hurricane season upon us, SERVPRO of Tallahassee wants to make sure our neighbors and our community is prepared for this Hurricane season. Hurricanes can cause lots of issues for our community as we have seen these past two seasons. We want to make sure we are ready to help, and our community members are readily prepared if disaster strikes.

In 2016 Hurricane Hermine left our residents without power, for some, up to seven days, and other extreme cases, even longer. We witnessed lots of branches and even whole trees fall on to roof tops. One member of our community suffered severe damage to their home when a huge tree fell on their roof. It caused severe structural damage to the trusses and tore through the electrical wiring of the house. The storm rain flooded into the home. Unfortunately, the rain didn’t do the most damage to the home. Shortly after Hurricane Hermine dissipated, tragically the home caught on fire. Hurricane Irma brought similar situations to some of our residents in 2017. So please be careful and call in experts to help.

Although we can’t prevent hurricanes from coming we do want to provide to you the information you will need to help stay safe this season. When it comes to safety we look to The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for guidance. FEMA agrees that being prepared makes sense in any emergency situation stating “Preparing Makes Sense. The likelihood that you and your family will survive a house fire depends as much on having a working smoke detector and an exit strategy, as on a well - trained fire department. The same is true for surviving a terrorist attack or other emergency. We must have the tools and plans in place to make it on our own, at least for a period of time, no matter where we are when disaster strikes. Just like having a working smoke detector, preparing for the unexpected makes sense.” So please, SERVPRO of Tallahassee urges everyone to please plan for this hurricane season and make sure you are ready!! FollowFEMA’S four steps for emergency preparednesswhich can be found by clicking the link provided. Just hold the control key and click on the link provided, you will find helpful tips from FEMA to get by in an emergency situation, as well as step by step instructions.

SERVPRO of Tallahassee will be on standby this season to help our fellow community members and our neighbors; just like we have been for the past 35 years. We are equipped with generators to keep our business going during a power outage, so we can keep helping our community. Our team is willing to work through the storms to make sure your home survives this season, and are geared with sump pumps, extractors, air movers, and other specialty equipment to insure that your home can survive this hurricane season. If you find yourself in the midst of troubling water damage this hurricane season, or if you are in need of our comprehensive services for any reason, remember you are not alone. Call our experienced staff at SERVPRO of Tallahassee @850-878-8885, we are faster to any size disaster and we’ll make it "Like it never even happened." Just take a look at our testimonials from the years past helping our community members in need. So no worries, you are in good hands. Please stay safe everyone, and be prepared!

Picture featured was obtained from NaturalNorthFlorida.com

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