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The Basics Of Post-Disaster Board Up Services

Learn about the basics of post-disaster board up services.

Learn about the basics of post-disaster board up services.

When the unthinkable happens and your home is affected by a natural disaster, you may feel like there isn’t anything you can do to prevent further damage. However, board up services are extremely important after a flood, fire, or other disaster strikes, as it helps to reduce further loss. Leaving your home vulnerable is the worst thing you can do- instead, call Smith and Son’s for our post-disaster board up services immediately after an emergency.

What Do The Services Include?

Post-disaster board up services include assessing the damage to your property, tarping the roof if necessary to prevent further damage, and boarding up broken windows, damaged doorways, and other vulnerable areas. It is essential to call for board up services as soon as possible, as broken windows and doors leave your house very vulnerable to break-ins of thieves or unwanted animals. 

When Should I Seek Board Up Services?

Anytime your house is faced with broken windows, a damaged roof, or other damages that make it not safe to be occupied, you should call board-up services to protect your home from being exposed. Some common examples include storm damage from a natural disaster, fire, and property vacancy. Natural disasters such as tornadoes and hurricanes can cause a lot of damage very quickly, as strong winds can hurl objects toward your home and smash the windows and roof. House fires also cause damage in a short amount of time and often result in structural damage that leaves your home too dangerous to occupy. Lastly, foreclosed and abandoned properties are often left with broken windows, and board up services are the best way to protect the house from further damage or vandalism.

Money-Saving Benefits

If you’re still not convinced that post-disaster board up services are worth it, let’s take a look at the money-saving benefits. First, the services prevent further damage to your home, saving money in extensive repairs. Next, you will retain insurance coverage, as boarding up windows ensures the best coverage for your claim since the boards prevent further damage. Lastly, you will be protecting your home from vandals and unwanted animals who will only create more damages and steal items left unprotected. 

Post-Disaster Board Up Services & Restoration from Smith & Son’s Contracting

If you are ready for reliable and honest post-disaster board up services at any time of day or night, Smith & Son’s Contracting has the expertise, quality, and experience in the restoration and insurance industries you need. We don’t settle for less, and you shouldn’t either. For an exceptional job at an honest price throughout the Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Pasadena, Ellicott City, Severna Park, and Columbia areas, give us a call today at (410) 360-5252 or 1-800-246-3782 for 24/7 insurance home emergency service. You can also keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter, and contact us here. We look forward to serving you.

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