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What Can High Winds Do to Mahoning County Homes?

6/21/2021 (Permalink)

Picture shows a yellowish/orangeish sign that says Caution High Winds Gather those loose items mentioned above and store them inside.

High winds are all too common this time of year. Thunderstorms producing high winds can be extremely dangerous and destructive to Mahoning County. Let us look at what these wind gusts can do and some ways you can stay safe!

Damage Caused

High winds can very easily knock down trees and power lines. This can make road travel extremely dangerous. It is also important to note that mobile homes are more at risk. Only 80 mph winds can upend a mobile home. Other loose items such as outside furniture, trampolines, and pool supplies can blow away or cause damage on their own.

Before The Storm

If you know a storm capable of producing high winds is on its way to Mahoning County, you can prepare! Provided by the National Weather Service, here are some things you can do before the storm arrives. Gather those loose items mentioned above and store them inside. Trim your trees and bushes so branches will not snap and consider covering your windows. You can also reinforce your garage door and make sure fencing and roofing is in good condition.

The Aftermath

If you follow those tips, you should minimize the damage a storm does to your home. However, there are some things you cannot prevent. If you experience storm damage, SERVPRO of East Mahoning County is Here to Help! With highly trained restoration technicians and state-of-the-art equipment, we can make any disaster look “Like it never even happened.”

Call us today at (330) 536-7477 or visit our website to see our full array of storm damage restoration services. Stay safe out there and remember, we are always Here to Help!

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