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Property damage often calls for temporary repairs, including emergency board ups and tarping services. Depending on the severity of the damage to the property, you may find yourself in need of tarping or board-up services following any of these events:
A property that has been damaged by a fire could need temporary repairs for multiple reasons. Fire can cause structural cracks, fragile walls, holes in the roof, and blow out windows. Additionally, if the damage is severe enough, the building may need shoring to prevent collapse.
The word flooding is commonly used to refer to any water intrusion into a home from any source, but actual flooding has a very specific definition and refers to waters that flow across the ground and cross the threshold of the building. This type of flooding can penetrate soil and drywall materials impairing the integrity of the walls which requires immediate attention to ensure the safety of the property.
Severe weather such as tornadoes, hail storms, and hurricanes can cause massive damage to homes and businesses. Strong winds can uproot trees and blow branches through windows and roofs with hail and rain causing damage to the roofs. When this happens the holes in the structure will need to be repaired temporarily to prevent water intrusion into the home until permanent repairs can move forward.
Unfortunately, vandalism is a major cause of property damage, particularly to businesses. Broken store windows and doors need to be boarded up immediately to ensure the entry point into the property is protected while waiting for installation of new doors and windows.
While they’re less common, accidents can happen requiring board up and tarping services. Whether it’s as simple as a baseball through the window or as dramatic as a car crashing through the front door, board up services are often necessary to protect the home while waiting for repairs.
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Severe storms often cause damage to roofs, windows, and siding that allow leaking into the home. Emergency board-up and tarping services will protect the home in the short term until permanent repairs can be made.
Vandalism and break ins can happen to both homeowners and business owners. Emergency window and door board up will help secure the property from further vandalism and keep the property safe while waiting for repairs.
After a large fire occurs, there is a large possibility that the structural integrity of the building will suffer, and the building could collapse. Shoring refers to the process of temporarily supporting the structure to prevent collapse.
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With [number] years of experience in the industry, CORE by KHI Restoration is the trusted name in restoration in Cypress, TX. Our IICRC certified technicians follow industry-standard procedures for quality you can count on. We offer 24-hour emergency service and can work directly with your insurance provider to make the process as easy as possible for you.
Insurance coverage is very situationally dependent. Each policy from each different company will have different levels and types of coverage. The best way to know if your damage is covered is to keep a copy of your policy on hand and call your agent directly with any questions you might have.
As a homeowner, seeing your home damaged is extremely stressful and it’s difficult to know the right course of action. Will trying to clean up on your own help or just make things worse? No matter what kind of damage you’ve incurred, the very first thing you should do is take photographs as long as the area is safe for you to be in. If you have water damage, the best thing to do is extract as much standing water as you possibly can while you wait for help. If you have fans, set them to start drying things as much as possible. They won’t be enough to completely dry the area, but they can help to minimize the chance of secondary damages. In the event of mold or fire, it’s best to just leave the damage alone until a professional can address it. Disturbed mold can disperse spores throughout the home and fire damages can be made worse if improper cleaning techniques are used.
The length of time for proper restoration to occur is dependent on the type and size of the damage. A typical water damage project usually takes 5-7 days for drying and removal of any unsalvageable materials. Mold remediation can take anywhere from a few hours to several days depending on the extent of the damage. Fires cause the most extensive damage and can take weeks for restoration to be completed. Keep in mind, these are all estimates and they’re only for the restoration portion of the job. The rebuilding portion of the job, where everything is put back into place, has its own separate process and timeline.
Most homeowner’s policies cover most water damages, but not all water damages are created equal. There can be a lot of exceptions to coverage depending on the intricacies of your policy. This is why it’s a good idea to be familiar with your policy and call your agent right away when damage occurs.
A good portion of water damage can be prevented by proper household maintenance. Routine plumbing maintenance as well as sump pump and appliance maintenance are effective ways to avoid preventable damages. If you live in a cold climate, preparing your home for the winter can also help avoid damage. Finally, it’s a good idea to regularly check the exterior of your home, particularly your roof, for damage to ensure water isn’t unexpectedly leaking into your home.