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Storm Damage

Proper preventive maintenance to property can minimize the damage and economic impact of storm damage.  Here are several things that can be proactively done to lessen the impact of storm damage to your property.

  • Have your roof inspected for damage prior to storm season, to correct any issues such loose shingles, damage to chimney flashing or damaged roof vents.
  • Have your siding and windows checked to correct any damage that may have previously occurred through normal wear and tear.
  • Have foundation checked for cracks and have fixed
  • Make sure your sump pump is working correctly
  • Fix landscaping issues that may cause water to flow towards the home
  • Caulk areas that could be access points for wind driven rain
  • Have trees that r leaning, or have dead branches removed
  • By following these simple tips, you can effectively lessen the impact of storm damage to your home.

Flood Damage Emergency Tips

What To Do After Flooding:

  • Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
  • Wipe excess water from furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
  • Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
  • Turn air conditioning on for maximum drying in summer.
  • Removed colored rugs from wet carpeting.
  • Remove art objects to  safe, dry place.
  • Gather Loose items from floors.

Storm Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Weather conditions year-round can damage either the exterior or interior components of your South Durham or Orange County property. Storms might not always cause widespread flooding, but they can impact smaller areas, including your home or business. Even without flooding, wind or sleet can break exterior components of your property. Your roof can lose shingles and your siding could take a beating. Because this damage happens around the clock, we at SERVPRO of South Durham and Orange County work around the clock as well. We can respond immediately to your storm damage emergency because we are locally owned and operated.

Storm damage doesn't wait for business hours to strike, give us a call 24/7 for all your storm clean up needs to make it "Like it never even happened."

Have Storm or Flood Damage? Call Us Today (919) 596-1242

Water Damage Emergency Tiips

Water Damage Emergency Tips – What You Can Do Until Help Arrives

After any water damage situation, your primary focus should be safety first.

  • Remove excess water by mopping and blotting.
  • Wipe excess water from wood furniture after removal of lamps and tabletop items.
  • Remove and prop wet upholstery and cushions.
  • Place aluminum foil or wood blocks between furniture legs and wet carpeting.
  • Gather loose items from floors.

Have A Water Damage Emergency? Call SERVPRO of South Durham and Orange County at 919-596-1242

Is your family prepared?

Is Your Family Prepared?

Put together a plan by discussing these 4 questions with your family, friends, or household to start your emergency plan.

  1. How will I receive emergency alerts?
  2. What is my shelter plan?
  3. What is my evacuation route?
  4. What is my family communication plan?

Have Storm or Flood Damage?

Call SERVPRO® of South Durham & Orange County 919-596-1242

Summer Storm Damage & Flooding

The two most basic elements that cause a thunderstorm to develop are: moisture and rapidly rising warm air – during these warm summer months, we see an influx of thunderstorms and therefore storm damage and flooding. Head to our storm page to learn more on how you can prevent storm damage 

Carrboro Police Department Vehicle Disinfecting

On May 1st SERVPRO of South Durham and Orange County provided pizza and disinfected several of the Carrboro police cruisers. We at SERVPRO of South Durham and Orange County wanted to make sure that the Carrboro Police Department remained safe during these trying times.