Understanding Possible Storm Damage Repairs

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Understanding Possible Storm Damage Repairs

Given the weather we experience, Florida can be a crazy place to live. Hurricanes are more of a threat to us than to any other location in the country. Even beyond hurricanes, we still have to deal with a slew of different storms, from the light drizzle of an afternoon shower to the thunderstorm that causes flooding. This wide spectrum of weather is not only inconvenient, but it can also cause real damage to your home or business. Understanding the different possibilities can help you find solutions.

Whether you have experienced storm damage in Orlando in the past or you just want to be prepared for the future, take a look at this list to help increase your awareness about the various types of storm damage[..]Read More

Minimizing Damage During a Hurricane

2Minimizing Damage During a Hurricane

If you live in an area that is affected by hurricanes each year, then hurricane damage is not an unknown fact of life. Protecting your home and family during hurricane season is stressful and tiresome, and hurricanes can wreak havoc on your home if you haven’t taken the necessary precautions. We have some great and effective tips to help you get your house and your family ready for hurricane season this year.

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Understanding Storm Damage Repair in Orlando

Summers in Florida mean warm days at the beach and lots of sun. However, those days of beautiful weather can soon be accompanied by dangerous storms. These storms move in very quickly and are capable of causing a significant amount of damage. It is common for these storms to have high winds and ferocious hail, both of which result in a lot of damage to homes and outdoor fixtures. The best thing to do if your home suffers storm damage in Orlando is to call FLA-CAT. But first, there are some things you should know about storm damage.

It is often thought that only tornadoes and hurricanes can be damaging, but even strong thunderstorms inflict considerable damage to residential homes. The most common types of [..]Read More

Unpredictable Weather Brings Hail to Florida

Florida has seen quite a bit of unpredictable weather as of late. This recent erratic weather has included fluctuating temperatures, tornadoes and even some intense hail storms throughout Central Florida. These hail storms in particular have caused unforeseen destruction to cars, homes, businesses and other structures.

Hailstones begin as large water droplets and form in strong thunderstorm clouds that have strong tilted updrafts. These water droplets are then “supercooled” by temperatures below freezing, causing the water to freeze in layers. Hailstones continue to grow larger, with the quickening updraft. As the storm system becomes increasingly unstable, it can no longer contain the hail in the atmosphere, sending hailstones showering down. The larger hailstone[..]Read More

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