Mother nature is an inevitable force that we all must deal with from time to time. Heavy storms come and go, and depending on where we’ve made a life for ourselves, we must be prepared to handle the aftermath of big weather events. Our homes are not just financial investments, but they are often the places where all our cherished memories and possessions are kept. When storms do happen, it’s our jobs to keep that part of ourselves as secure as possible. One way to make this happen is with the post-disaster board up services.
Board Up Services
If you’ve ever watched news coverage of an impending storm, either locally or nationally, then you’re already probably familiar with what board up services look like. When you see homeowners or business owners standing in front of their buildings with large brown boards covering the windows and doors, that’s exactly what you see. Post-disaster board up services are put in place after a storm has passed to protect your damaged property from further chaos. A professional team will come to your property to assess the damage that has occurred and what needs to be secured before boarding up your property for the protection of your investments and safety of your family.
What They Protect
Post-disaster board up services protect the remaining structure of your home or business after a storm or fire. Shattered windows, broken doors, and other compromised entryways leave your space vulnerable to burglary, animals, and environmental damage. The boards themselves are made of plywood and are affixed to these areas to prevent more extensive damage from wreaking havoc on your home or business.
In addition to the general protection and security that post-disaster board up services provide, keep in mind that taking this measure will also save you money. Board up services help keep the damage inflicted on your property from a storm or fire from becoming more extensive. They also assist with any insurance claims you need to file.
Choose Smith & Son’s Contracting for Your Fire & Water Restoration Needs
If you are ready for restoration services or emergency response services at any time of day, 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 state of Maryland and Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, and Howard County 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, and check out our blog! We look forward to serving you.