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Why are Storms Worse in the Summertime?

5/15/2023 (Permalink)

Severe Summer Storms: A Danger to Nassau County Homes

Summer is a season many look forward to. It is a season filled with long days, warm sunshine, outdoor activities, and adventure. However, there is a downside to summertime that homeowners in Nassau County should be aware of — severe summer storms.

The Factors Contributing to Summer Storm Severity

Summer storms can bring intense winds, lightning, heavy rain, and hail. Unfortunately, these elements can cause significant damage to homes, so it is important to be prepared for the storms that may occur during the summer months.

One factor that contributes to the severity of summer storms is the increased humidity. When the air contains more moisture, it is easier for hurricanes to form and grow. This humidity also increases the likelihood of thunderstorms, which can cause lightning strikes and flash flooding.

Another factor that can lead to intense storms is the heat. During summertime, the heat from the sun builds up in the atmosphere, creating unstable conditions that can transform into thunderstorms. The heat also leads to stronger winds that can cause damage to buildings and structures in their path.

Protecting Your Home

With such destructive storms, homeowners must take precautions to protect their homes. SERVPRO of East Meadow/Westbury is a professional restoration company with extensive storm damage experience. Our highly skilled restoration technicians can get your home back to pre-storm condition — “Like it never even happened.”

If a summer storm damages a homeowner’s property, SERVPRO can provide a range of services. These include water damage restoration, mold remediation, and storm damage cleanup to restore and prevent long-term damage to the home.

Don’t Risk Your Home’s Safety

Don’t risk the safety of your home this summer. Prepare for the storms that may come, and make it a priority to keep your home safe. Contact SERVPRO of East Meadow/Westbury in case of any damage and let us take care of the rest.

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