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Storm Damage to Your Grand Haven Home in Winter

12/14/2021 (Permalink)

Icicles having from eaves on house Hanging icicles can become a potential water damage situation.

Grand Haven residents beware!  The Farmers Almanac is predicting temperatures and conditions to be freezing this year in Michigan.  Time to pull out the warmest of the warm clothes, boots, and coats!  There are different possible types of storm damage that can happen to your home or business in the winter months.  The following are a few to be advised of:

  1. Strong winds may loosen shingles on your roof.
  2. Strong winds can potentially pick up rocks or other small items and throw them into your siding or windows.
  3. Snow or ice can potentially make its way into holes or crack in your foundation, roof, or siding.
  4. Tree branches could fall onto your roof or scrape against your siding or windows.
  5. Ice dams can block water from flowing down gutters and force water under roof shingles.
  6. Heavy snows can cause your roof to collapse.

There are actions that you can take prior to the storm to prepare your home or business.  Check out our blog, Protect Your Holland Home From Winter Storm Damage, for tips on what you can do to prevent winter storm damage to your home or business.

Have winter storm damage to your home or business?  Call SERVPRO of Holland / West Ottawa County to assess the damage, 616-396-8180, we are Here to help®

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