November and December can already be an expensive time of year, given the holiday season. But when you add in the damage that can be caused by winter weather, your wallet could take an even bigger hit than expected.
Snow, ice, wind, and cold may seem like the norm every winter season, but the Insurance Information Institute reports winter storms can create costly damages, with an an estimated $1 billion in insured losses in 2016 and about $30 billion in insured catastrophe losses between 1996 to 2015.
Thanks to homeowners insurance and restoration companies, help is available for any winter damage to possibly come your way. That said, life is always easier if you can avoid forking over deductibles during a season when budgets are already near bust, as well as not be inconvenienced by the repairs needed to restore your home back to pre-loss condition.
There are lots of way to protect your home from the hazards of harsh winter weather. However, your efforts may be best rewarded by tending to the following common home areas that can quickly require costly damage repair.
When winter weather wreaks havoc on your home, our restoration specialists are here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. However, we’d prefer your home never be damaged to begin with. Improve your property with these winter weather damage prevention tips or call us to let us lend a hand in protecting your home.
A&J is Madison and Milwaukee’s 24/7 emergency and non-emergency water damage restoration specialists. We work with your insurance carrier from extraction services to rebuild. When you suffer from damage caused by a harsh winter weather causing a frozen or burst pipe, ice dams, flooded basement, or other water loss in your home or commercial building, call A&J for immediate response.
We provide 24/7 emergency water damage, fire and smoke damage, mold, sewage cleanup services for homes, businesses, and commercial buildings around Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Waunakee, Portage, Milwaukee, Brookfield, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Oconomowoc, Waukesha, West Allis, and surrounding Dane County Wisconsin areas.