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Spring Preparations

4/10/2022 (Permalink)

Winter is Gone, and Spring is Here-

With winter behind us, New Yorkers can look forward to blooming flowers and spring cleaning now. To make sure your home is in good shape, here are some tips to inspect for damage, these will not only save you money in the long term but prevent unnecessary property damage. Even after a mild winter, it is critical to assess your property’s exterior to make sure the cold weather hasn’t left you with damages you didn’t expect. It is also important to react quickly and take the necessary steps to prevent property damage from combining with the effects of rain showers to come this spring. Winter weather can be hard on your residential and commercial property, make sure to look for problems that frigid temperatures, snow and ice may have caused.

Winter storms are accompanied by lots of moisture – snow, freezing rain, ice, hail and wind. This can cause common issues like ice dams, frozen pipes and frost heave that may cause damage to your home or business. SERVPRO of Southern Staten Island is always there to help resolve your property damage restoration needs as soon as you call us, 24/7. Our local disaster restoration services includes:

  • Inspection and Assessment of any damaged areas
  • Water Removal
  • Water Extraction
  • Drying and Dehumidification
  • Cleaning and Repairs
  • Restoration and Reconstruction, as necessary.

There are several common problem areas to inspect during spring for potential damage, including your roof and gutter system, foundation and yard, plumbing system and your property’s exterior. From the top down these areas could see potential damage from the worst that the winter elements can bring. From your roof to your plumbing, here are some signs of damage to look out for:

  • Roof and Gutter System Damage
  • Window, Door and Exterior Damage
  • Foundation and Other Drainage Problems
  • Plumbing Damage
  • Preventing Property Damage Starts With Routine Inspection

If you've noticed any of these above issues just give us a call at Give us a call!

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