May 29, 2013 // Franchising.com // Jacksonville, Fla. – The 2013 hurricane season begins on June 1st and it is predicted that this will be a very active season. The major weather services are predicting 16-20 named storms with 7-9 becoming hurricanes. Two to four will reach major hurricane status with category 3 to 5 winds. After Hurricane Sandy losses topping $50 billion last year, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) launched its hurricane safety theme for 2013 as a “Pledge to Prepare.”
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a national franchise company and leading provider of water damage cleanup and fire damage restoration services for residential and commercial properties, encourages families and businesses to prepare for the worst and offers the following tips for safety during hurricane season:
Pre-hurricane season preparation:
Know the terminology:
When a hurricane watch or warning is issued:
What to do during the storm:
What to do after the storm:
For more information, contact Paul Davis at 888.473.7669. Visit the website at www.pauldavis.com.
Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation (NASDAQ: FSRV; TSX: FSV), is a national franchisor and leading provider of restoration services for residential and commercial properties since 1966. Paul Davis Restoration also provides complete remodeling services and has franchise locations throughout North America with owners and technicians who are certified by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC). Visit the website at www.pauldavis.com.
FirstService Corporation is a global leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, one of the largest markets in the world. As one of the largest property managers in the world, FirstService manages more than 2.3 billion square feet of residential and commercial properties through its three industry-leading service platforms: Colliers International, one of the largest global players in commercial real estate; FirstService Residential, North America’s largest manager of residential communities; and the Property Services, one of North America’s largest providers of essential property services delivered through company-owned operations, franchise systems and contractor networks.
FirstService generates over $2.3 billion in annual revenues and has more than 23,000 employees worldwide. More information about FirstService is available at www.firstservice.com.
SOURCE Paul Davis