The fire damage restoration team from Jarvis Property Restoration in Florida has begun work at the Vero Beach municipal airport. In early September an unexpected fire broke out at one of the airports hangers, causing substantial amounts of structural and content damage to the property. The city of Vero Beach awarded Jarvis Property Restoration the contract for fire damage clean up which will begin this week. Jarvis works with the local FMIT recovery and the Florida League of Cities to assist property owners in Florida following an unexpected disaster and the restoration team at Jarvis has been involved in the planning and co-ordination of this project from the early stages.
The fire damage restoration project is expected to take several weeks and will involve cleaning up the damages. Repairing smoke and soot damage and rebuilding the fire damaged areas. The clean up project will be managed by Jarvis Florida operations manager Scott Honeycutt who has worked in the restoration industry for the past twenty years. Jarvis Property Restoration has a local office in Vero Beach Florida and provides emergency services for water, fire and storm damage repairs.
The windy city, most notably known as Chicago will gain some competition today from a number of cities through out the Midwest. In Michigan, residents throughout Metro Detroit are making last minute changes to their properties to help reduce the chance of damage from strong winds. Putting away patio furniture, children toys and other objects which could become flying objects due to the projected wind gusts in excess of sixty miles per hour is one of the best ways to reduce potential damage from today’s storm.
The storm system is predicted to be one of the strongest of the year, thanks in part to unusually low pressure in the atmosphere. The wind storm is likely to cause power outages and make driving challenging, especially for larger vehicles. Downed power lines and fallen trees are only the beginning of the problem as the storm is likely to have large amount of rainfall, thunder and lightening. Today is a great day for Meteorologists and storm chasers who could have the opportunity to witness one of the regions largest storms in the last thirty years.
Jarvis property restoration has been in early preparation mode to assist customers from today’s storm damage. One of the major problems business owners could face is business interruption due to power loss. Jarvis has a fleet of emergency generators available for rent, and we provide delivery and professional installation service. Jarvis also has on call emergency personnel and technicians for roof repairs, roof tarping and water damage repair services. With over thirty years of experience in the property restoration industry and having worked in numerous hurricanes, our team has the experience and equipment to help guide Michigan and the Midwest out of today’s storm.
The Midwest has been placed on notice from the national weather service to be prepared for potential wind gusts in excess of fifty miles per hour. The storm system will be originating out of Southern Canada and will put emergency work contractors for electrical companies on overtime for the balance of the week. The storm system will carry rain, thunderstorms and wind gusts all of which could create potential property damages for homeowners or business this week.
The midwest region has enjoyed a mild fall compared to many areas of the country hit hard by flooding (Mid-Atlantic), tornadoes (Texas) and tropical storms (Arizona). The upcoming weather system that is due to hit the region early Tuesday morning is being compared to storms from 1998 and 1975, both of which created enormous amounts of property damage. Early projections place the highes winds in parts of Minnesota, with Iowa and the Dakota’s expected to face a excessive winds on Tuesday as the storm moves Eastward throughout the day.
Many areas throughout the Midwest region are in the late stages of fall, with trees still carrying leaves, which increases the potential for these trees to become uprooted. With severe wind gusts the number one danger will be falling trees and downed power lines. The damage trees can potentially cause property owners is numerous, ranging from roof damage, structural problems and damage to vehicles. Cleaning up loose debris and securing furnishings on the exterior of the home is critical to assist with damage prevention. With wind gusts upwards of sixty miles per hour loose shingles can quickly become displaced from you roof.
Jarvis property restoration offers a number of services to assist property owners from storm and wind damages. We provide emergency roof tarps, window board ups and generator rentals. Our emergency response team can assist with building damages from minor repairs to complete reconstruction services. We have a full services roofing division for minor roof repairs to complete roof replacement on residnetial or commercial properties.
A storm over 200 miles wide, with gale force winds in excess of 100 miles per hour, producing intense rainfall is set to hit the coastline of China on Friday. The Typhoon is the latest major weather event of a very year and brings the potential of life threatening flooding. The good news for residents in the region, is the storm has begun to weaken as it approaches the coastline from the Philippines where it unfortunately took the lives of twenty people earlier this week. The storm which would have been regarded as a category 4 hurricane in the U.S. is enormous in size and has proven to be very destructive. Residents all along the coastline are preparing for the potential storms landfall and the military has already begun making preparation for disaster assistance. Hundreds of thousands of people will likely be evacuated to higher grounds as the storm track becomes more identifiable in the next 12 hours.
Closer to home in the U.S. a new storm has formed in the Caribbean. Tropical storm Richard is expected to reverse its course and begin a track that could place it in the Gulf of Mexico early next week. The storm could become a threat to the U.S. if the present high pressure system that is throughout the Gulf Region shifts north, as many forecaster are predicting is likely to happen over the next few days. Hurricane season has almost a full month left and there is little reason to believe that activity levels will begin to decline anytime soon. Major tropical storms and hurricanes have done a good job avoiding most of the coastline of the U.S. to date, with minimal flooding damages in North Carolina and the Mid Atlantic as the only after affects from the numerous storms this year.
Major storms are the largest cause of flooding and property damage for homeowners and business. This year across the globe their have been numerous weather related flooding problems, causing billions of dollars worth of damages. In the Midwest region, the weather has begun to shift colder, bringing a new set of challenges for property owners who are beginning to turn on their furnaces and heat their homes. The cold weather will soon lead to broken pipes and furnace puff-backs, which is one of the leading causes of home fires. The best defense against a home disaster is a thorough inspection of your major appliances, hvac, plumbing and electrical systems before winter sets in.
Congratulations is in order to the hardworking team at Jarvis Property Restoration. Today, Team Jarvis was recognized by Accident Fund Insurance Company of America for work safety. Michael Thomas, Senior Work Safe Consultant with Accident Fund Insurance presented the Work Safe Award in our Harrison Township corporate office to VP of Operations John Ingoglia. The award recognizes companies who go above and beyond to demonstrate safety and work safe environments and has only been presented to 16 companies over the past five years. Congratulations to everyone who works hard everyday to support our customers in a safe and secure manner.