Winter is already here, and it is crucial to prepare your property for winter-related disasters. Every year, blizzards and snowstorms cause countless delays and destruction and result in thousands of dollars in property losses. Statistically speaking, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle incidents occur on snowy or icy pavements and 15 percent happen during sleet or snowfall. Not to mention are the casualties and injuries that are direct results of these incidents.
In the home, possible problems that could stem from winter accidents are water and mold damage, commonly caused by frozen or burst pipes. If repairs aren’t made in time, these minor issues could escalate and further destroy your building materials. Thankfully, professionals like ServiceMaster by LoveJoy are trained and have the correct equipment to handle these damages, so fewer losses could be expected. In order to prevent these damages beforehand, it is vital to secure the safety of everyone and everything involved. Here are some winter safety kit essentials to keep you secure this season.
Winter Safety Tips for the Home
Staying at home during the winter is no guarantee that no accidents can happen. Follow these steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help keep your home and family safe.
Winter Safety Tips for Automobiles
Winter has already arrived, but it’s never to late to prepare your vehicle. Here are some tips from the CDC:
Driving during winter can be challenging and difficult. If caught in a blizzard or snowstorm, car drivers must sit it out until the roads are cleared up. ServiceMaster by LoveJoy recommends to add the following items to your car emergency kit:
Winter Safety Tips for the Workplace
If you happen to get stranded at the office, ensure that you have prepared in advance. Your work emergency kit must include the following items:
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If a winter disaster strikes your property, the experts at ServiceMaster by LoveJoy are ready to help. We have a dedicated team of professionals and restoration specialists who can provide you with the highest level of service by responding quickly, listening to your needs, and taking action to mitigate the damage to your home or commercial property. We are an IICRC-certified firm in Conyers, Georgia and a Preferred Vendor for some of the top insurance companies in the area. We have met strict guidelines, standards, and criteria and can provide you with the best restoration services available.
We service residential and commercial properties in Atlanta, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Marietta, Decatur, Stockbridge, Conyers, McDonough, Stone Mountain, Covington, Social Circle, Dekalb County, and Fulton County, Georgia and surrounding areas.