Repairing storm damage is a tough task, but you are not alone. Many others have gone through what you currently have to deal with, so there is help available. From cleaning up the storm damage to working with insurance companies, the Emergency Response Services team has you covered with our guide below. Keep reading to learn the first steps you should take to recover your property after a storm hits.
Safety FirstThe first concern is your safety and that of your family or employees. Make sure to keep the following in mind:
- Look out for loose debris hazards including glass shards and exposed nails
- Stay away from downed powerlines
- Use a flashlight instead of a candle to prevent fires
- Smell for gas – if you notice a foul smell, turn off the gas line, open any windows (if you can do so safely), then call the company once you are outside
Document the Damage to Your PropertyLet’s begin with your roof. The top of your building is where the most costly damage tends to happen. If a tree or large tree branch fell on your roof during a storm, you could have damage to the structure of your building. Examine your roof for the following:
- Split seams
- Missing, loose, or cracked shingles
- Debris caught in the downspouts or gutters
- Leaks in your ceilings
- Dents to your vents
Get in Touch with Your Insurance ProviderInsurance companies are super popular after a natural disaster. Get in touch with your provider as soon as possible, even if you haven’t been able to make a full assessment yet. Your provider will give you the next step instructions on how to make a claim. Make sure to write down your claim number as well as recovery and repair service providers such as Emergency Response Services.
Partner with the Right ContractorNow is not the time to be running around. Make sure to partner with an emergency service provider that you can trust to help you recover your property and get back to business as usual and living your life. A sloppy job can lead to problems down the line, including health-related issues. Water damage can lead to mold, a serious health risk. Here at Emergency Response Services, we have seen the worst that nature can do to homes and businesses. Call us 24/7 to get the experience and knowledge that only comes from years of recovery jobs. Contact the experts at Emergency Response Services today by calling (877) 562-3663 to chat through your options.
America’s Independence Day celebrations would not be complete without the colorful fireworks we have all come to expect. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, many localities have cancelled their normally scheduled firework shows to prevent the spread of the virus. This means that many Americans will be taking matters into their own hands. While DIY fireworks can be tons of fun, safety should be your paramount concern. From bodily injury to the potential of a fire, you should take extra precautions this 4th of July to ensure the safety of your family and your home. Our four firework safety tips
Emergency Response Services, Inc. prides itself on leaving our community in better condition than we found it. We frequently have the opportunity to live out this mission with neighborhood cleanup events. A recent chance to beautify our surroundings arose when we partnered with MHT Housing and the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit, Michigan. The construction of the Most Blessed Sacrament parish was authorized in 1905, though construction did not begin until 1913. The exterior saw completion in 1915, however the interior was not finished until 1930. By decree of Pope Pius XI, Detroit became an archdiocese in 1938, elevating the Most Blessed Sacrament
https://877jobdone.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/IMG_0003.mp4 Keeping our local neighborhoods clean can be daunting work, but its everyone’s responsibility. Emergency Response Services, Inc. takes this mission to heart and frequently participates in community cleanup events. Recently, the City of Flint, Michigan did not have enough money to perform community cleanup services. A lack of funds for curbside maintenance detracted from the character of the houses and those who live in them. Overgrowth made it difficult to walk down the sidewalk due to low-hanging branches and untrimmed sidewalks. Trash littered the streets and many houses sat empty with broken windows, doors, and graffiti. Emergency Response Services, Inc. happily offered to lend a hand.
ERSI has seen firsthand just how serious water damage can be when left untreated. A leak or rupture beneath walls and under floors has dangerous consequences. Moisture makes your home vulnerable to mold growth and potential structural issues when not properly remediated. And, the longer you wait, the greater the chances are of water damage spreading. That’s why we are bringing you a few tips for spotting water damage before it becomes a massive problem. Sources of Water Damage It is the responsibility of every property owner to know the signs and symptoms of water damage. But first, it’s important
At ERSI, our love for helping those in need doesn’t stop with humans. We love our fuzzy friends too – especially the ones at the Detroit Dog Rescue. Emergency Response Services, Inc. was recently mentioned on the Guy Gordon Show of News/Talk 760 WJR-AM for its support of the Detroit Dog Rescue. Kristina Millman-Rinaldi, Executive Director of Detroit Dog Rescue, appeared on the Guy Gordon Show on May 5, 2020 to discuss the challenges the rescue operation has faced since the onset of Coronavirus. The pandemic has not only been an obstacle for DDR, but also for the animals it serves. Between layoffs and difficulty paying bills, many
As man’s best friend, dogs hold a special place in the hearts of ERSI’s employees. As a dedicated partner to our community, Emergency Response Services, Inc. Is always looking to give back in ways that illustrate our core values. The Detroit Dog Rescue and GivingTuesday proved to be the perfect opportunity to help a few furry friends find a home. GivingTuesday began in 2012 with the idea of encouraging people to do good. Over the years, GivingTuesday transformed to a global initiative that supports generosity to change communities and the world for the better. From time and effort to donations and offering a platform, GivingTuesday offers participants many
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