We are in the middle of the hurricane season now. It was less than 3 weeks ago that Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas and passed over the eastern seaboard of the U.S. Over the past few years, Labor Day has come to symbolize the peak of hurricane season and it’s during September and October that we see some of the most intense hurricanes. Planning for a hurricane or tropical storm should obviously include a preparedness checklist and an emergency disaster plan, but it should also include a guide for what to do and who to call after the damage is done and you’re left to clean it all up.
Why is September peak hurricane season?
Although hurricanes can make landfall anytime between July and November, September is the most common month for hurricanes in the United States, and it’s also the month when hurricanes have done the most damage. But why? The answer has to do with both wind and water. Hurricanes happen when the oceans have been warmed during the summer months. An occurrence is known as wind shear, usually decreases from June onwards, causing weather systems to form into tropical cyclones. When you put the rising ocean temperatures and low wind shear together, you get a hurricane.
How a Restoration Company like Rock Emergency comes into play
When a tropical storm or hurricane hits, it can leave hundreds and thousands worth in damage. Hurricanes usually come with high-intensity winds, torrential rains, and flooding. Depending on how long the storm lasts and how much rainfall occurs, it can take days, and even weeks for the water to subside. Rock Emergency can help with this. We are a restoration company, which means we help by removing water, mold, and debris so that you can start the process of getting your life back to normal. There are specific techniques and equipment required to properly dry a space, techniques that are essential for preventing mold, mildew, or other health risks from developing. We also help customers with fire and smoke cleanup, biohazard situations, sewage cleanup, and demolition.
Rock Emergency has been in the restoration industry for over 10 years. We pride ourselves on clear communication, detailed procedures, and high quality of service. Our employees are certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC), New York State Department of Labor Asbestos Handling, the EPA, and OSHA. We strictly abide by their rules and regulations within the cleaning, restoration, and construction industries. Rock Emergency is a 24/7/365 company and we always have technicians on call, day or night, to respond immediately to your water, fire, or mold emergency.
Even though the U.S. is no stranger to storms and hurricanes, they have a massive impact on residents anyway. When a storm hits, Rock Emergency is here to help you through the repairs and rebuilding process. In a business where customers' stress levels and anxiety can run high, Rock will guide you through the process start-to-finish. Whenever the storms hit, remember we’re in this together. We are your emergency restoration experts. Give us a call at 585-413-1566.
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