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Storm Damage Restoration and Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Service Provider in Jersey City, NJ

September 8th, 2015 · No Comments

Storm damage can result from a number of causes including hail, heavy rains, fallen trees, heavy snow, rising water, lightning, strong winds, and hurricanes. In such situations, getting things back to normal can be a herculean task, and only experienced storm damage restoration service providers in Jersey City, NJ can get things done in the right manner.

Common Restoration Services

Per data available from the National Weather Service (NWS) for 2013, property damage caused by storms totaled almost $3.6 billion. With this in mind, let’s look at some of the common storm damage restoration services available after a disaster:

  • Water damage restoration and mold removal.
  • Tree removal & window replacement.
  • Siding and roof repair.
  • Electrical repair and emergency plumbing repairs.
  • Construction as well as remodeling.
  • Securing exterior walls and damaged roofs as well as tarping.
  • Control of humidity by use of dehumidifiers and high power fans.
  • Board up of doors, windows and other openings.
  • Cleanup of debris.
  • Demolition and reconstruction in case property has been irreparably damaged.
  • Packout as well as storage at the time of repair and restoration.

Tips on Selecting the Right Restoration Company

Some very good points have been mentioned by the National Storm Damage Center (NSDC) regarding ways you can protect yourself from uninsured, inexperienced, as well as out of state restoration companies. Be extremely cautious if:

  • The company has an out of state license.
  • They are unable to show local references.
  • The restoration company does not have a local office.
  • They do not have any local or very poor BBB rating.
  • The company is underinsured or has no insurance altogether.
  • They demand an upfront deposit, usually in cash.

When considering hiring a restoration company, check what kind of experience they have regarding your restoration needs, and whether or not they will work directly with the insurance company to expedite the claim process and relieve you from some of the burden.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Restoration Company

Hiring an experienced, certified, and accredited restoration company provides many benefits, including:

  • Utilizing the latest inspection tools for determining the amount of damage.
  • Creating an action plan to quickly get things back to normal.
  • All reconstruction and restoration services come from a single provider.
  • Expert content management where all the items are properly cataloged and inventoried.
  • Storage of items in a secured and climate controlled storage facility.
  • Restoration services so your precious belongings can be expertly restored.

If you are looking for an experienced and certified storm damage restoration company in Jersey City, NJ,  contact ServiceMaster Metropolitan at 1.855.560.7999. We will immediately visit your home or business to assess the damage and start restoration work.

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