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What to Do and Not Do After Storm Damage

7/30/2021 (Permalink)

Home with significant damage from fallen tree Storm damage to your Spokane home can be sudden and significant. It's best to call the professionals at SERVPRO of Northwest Spokane.

After a severe storm, you’ll need to carefully determine the extent of the damages that your property suffered. Here are a few do’s and don't’s to keep in mind.


  • Talk to your insurance provider. You’ll need to consult them about the process. Find out how much of the damage is covered by your insurance. You might need to brush up on your policy, then, before you make that call.
  • Hire professionals. Look for trusted storm damage restoration experts to help you get your property in excellent shape again. With their honest assessment and comprehensive action plan, your property should be safe and habitable in no time.
  • Get repairs done right away. Don’t waste time waiting around. The longer you wait, the harder it’s going to be to restore your property and belongings to their pre-damaged condition. By hiring pros as soon as you can, you make it possible to lessen the repair and replacement costs. With quick action, you’ll have fewer losses.


  • Don't do it on your own. If there are plenty of signs that the structure isn’t stable, or you just don’t know what to do, leave it up to the experts to inspect your home or facility.
  • Don't hire the wrong team. When you look for a team, go for a trusted, reputable service provider. Check out their credentials and qualifications. Make sure you go over the reviews from other clients. Is a lot of the feedback positive? What kind of issues came up? Are there any recurring problems with the firm?
  • Don't choose cheap cost over quality. Always choose a storm damage restoration team that will give you the best value for your money. A company that is willing to deliver its best work at a competitive price is a much better option.

Finally . . .

Talk with the Experts at SERVPRO of Northwest Spokane. Experienced professionals have handled storm damage restoration for decades in the Spokane area. They are IICRC certified so you know that they’re trained in the latest techniques and are using the latest equipment. Call them anytime 24/7 at 509-487-4700.

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