Blizzards and typical winter storms can cause significant damages to your basement and your roof. Severe winter weather is standard for our area, but when a blizzard and continuous winter storms occurs, it heightens the risk for home or business damages. Below, we will have a few tips to help keep your property safe during severe winter weather and blizzards.
Weather can change significantly over the course of a day. It is vital that you keep an eye on the weather so that you can be better prepared in the case of severe winter weather.
Keeping an eye on your property during the winter is a must. You should check the entire exterior and interior of your home regularly. Roofs, attics, and basements should be at the top of your list, as these areas are much more likely to have damages that you don’t see immediately. Heavy snow or minor leaks are an area of concern.
If you have heavy snow or ice dams forming on your roof, it is time to call a professional snow and ice dam removal company. Heavy snow and ice dams can quickly cause damages to the roof structure and water damages.
If you see a leak or suspect water damages, don’t hesitate to call a disaster cleanup company. Water damages can quickly get out of hand and cause significant structural damages to the exterior and interior of your property. Play it safe and call someone as soon as you suspect water damages. If left, water damages can also cause mold growth.
Blizzard and severe winter weather can quickly cause damages to your property. By following the tips above, you should be able to stay disaster-free during any blizzards.