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Top Summer Property Disasters

Top Summer Property Disasters | Summertime is the best for outdoor activities, having fun, and being worry free! However, Summer also brings disastrous storms like flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, and more. Even some interior and exterior property items used during the summer could cause damage. Therefore, you need to make sure your home is protected.

Below are the Top Summer Property Disasters that could occur and also be avoided.

1) Air Conditioning/HVAC Units

Air conditioning units need to be installed correctly to avoid issues. If you have a window unit make sure you read the installation instructions carefully. AC units can: 

  • Create excess moisture
  • Leak
Thus damaging floors and carpets. 

2) Sprinklers


If you have a sprinkler system be sure to aim them away from your home to avoid an accumulation of water. This water can then pool up near your foundation and cause a leak. Thus flooding your basement. 

Spring and Summer are big seasons for property restorations companies due to flooding. To protect your basement from flooding: 

  • Install a Sump Pump 
  • Repair Foundation Cracks
  • Waterproof your Basement 
  • Install a Crawlspace Vapor Barrier

Prevent content damage:

  • Elevate Items Off the Floor 
  • Store Items in Plastic Totes 

4) Storm Damage

storm damage

Summer comes with many storms such as hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, floods, and fires. These storms can be very disastrous. Protect the exterior of your home by: 

  • Trimming Trees
  • Inspect your Roof
  • Fix any Exterior Foundation Issues
  • Install Gutters and/or Gutter Extensions 
  • Clean Debris from Gutters

Summer can be a very dry season is some areas, thus creating fires. 

Summertime activities such as BBQs and bonfires should never be left attended. 

Top Summer Property Disasters

6) Burglary


Many families take vacation during the summer, thus leaving their property unattended. Protect your home by: 

  • Installing a Home Security System 
  • Have Someone Check on your Property
  • Install Lights on a Timer
  • Don’t Post Online that your Away 
  • Store Valuables in a Safe 

Be Prepared

Have fun during these precious Summer months but make sure your property is prepared for possible disasters. By implementing some home maintenance upkeep you can avoid devastating property damage. 

At Northeast Property Restoration we can help protect your home for future disasters. Call us today for vapor barrier installation, interior foundation crack repair, sump pump install, and basement waterproofing.  

Service Area:

Broome County, Tioga County, Tompkins County, Cortland County, Susquehanna County, Lakawanna County, Chenango County and more!

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