March 07, 2011 // Franchising.com // Aurora, Ill. - Spring is almost here and with it comes the threat for severe weather. Thunderstorms, heavy rain, flooding, lightning, hail and tornadoes are all too common during this time of year, and can cause significant damage to homes in minutes. Paul Davis Restoration of Kane, Kendall and West Cook Counties, a leading provider of fire and water damage clean up and restoration services, offers consumers some safety measures to protect their family and property.
According to Jack O'Connell, Paul Davis office owner, every homeowner should have a disaster plan and a basic emergency kit for their family should a severe storm strike. A family disaster plan should include where to assemble in the house when the storm hits (i.e., sturdy interior room or basement) and the nearest designated storm shelter if you have time to evacuate.
The Basic Emergency Kit should include:
Below are some valuable tips for protecting your property from severe weather.
According to O'Connell, if damage to your home or business is significant, contact a properly licensed professional or company in the property loss restoration and emergency mitigation service industry. Look for certifications from The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. is a leading provider of fire, water and mold damage restoration and reconstruction services for residential and commercial properties. Paul Davis Restoration office owners nationwide are properly licensed individuals with certifications from leading industry organizations like The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Founded in 1966, Paul Davis Restoration has restoration, remodeling and emergency services franchise office locations throughout the US. Visit the website at www.pdrestoration.com.