Category: Storm

Brock Restoration Feb 23 2016

Waiting for the repairman after a storm or flood can be just that — waiting. But choosing to do nothing while waiting could lead to more water getting into the house and mold spreading, causing more damage. Taking a proactive approach to storm or flood damage will slow down or limit the damage done to…

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Brock Restoration Jan 19 2016

Ohio is subject to harsh winter conditions. From freezing temperatures well below zero, to freezing rains and never-ending snow storms, there’s a lot to be prepared for. For this reason, the National Weather Service sends out “storm watches” and “storm warnings.” What are the differences between the two? What do I need to do when…

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Brock Restoration Dec 16 2014

#169591986 / gettyimages.com Towns and cities located near lakes receive a lot of their precipitation from a weather phenomenon known as lake effect. This weather is responsible for snowstorms, strong winds, and whiteout conditions during the winter months and is extremely common anywhere near a large body of water. The northeastern and Great Lakes regions…

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Brock Restoration Dec 02 2014

#120226117 / gettyimages.com The winter season is one that commands attention like other seasons don’t. Ice storms, blizzards, and a near constant presence of freezing or below freezing temperatures make winter a formidable season that necessitates comprehensive preparation. Winter is a variable season that imposes more severe weather in certain regions over others. The Great…

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Brock Restoration Nov 11 2014

#460544135 / gettyimages.com Winter is on its way and in many regions of the U.S, snow storms are pushing in. Winter storm preparation is about more than just preparing your home; it also involves getting ready for hazardous conditions on the roads. Every year thousands of people die in weather related traffic accidents, so being…

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Brock Restoration Nov 01 2014

Winter is beginning to settle in across the U.S as temperatures continue to drop and cold fronts push in, bringing winter storms and increasingly frigid weather. These storms and below freezing temperatures typically bring many towns and cities to a halt as the winter progresses. School, business, and road closures, power outages, and complications with…

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Brock Restoration Oct 20 2014

Septic systems and sewers are the two systems that handle and treat black water (waste-water) and grey water (sinks, showers, dishwasher water). While you are unlikely to have a choice between the two for your home, unless your septic based neighborhood is petitioning to switch to sewer, looking at the differences in which the two…

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Brock Restoration Jul 21 2014

Power surges can be destructive occurrences that can ruin electronics and severely damage home wiring. Summer thunderstorms often produce lightning storms that can initiate power surges and disrupt electronic devices and even completely destroy them. Protecting your home from power surges is an important part of storm preparedness during the summer season. Safeguarding your home’s…

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Brock Restoration Jun 20 2014

Tornado Alley is one of the most dangerous sections of the United States during tornado season. It is here that the majority of tornadoes across the country happen, leaving a wake of damage in their path. If you live in this portion of the country, or if you are planning on visiting anytime in the…

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Brock Restoration Jun 09 2014

Tornadoes can be some of the most deadly storms across America when proper steps of caution are not taken. While these twisters are terrifying, they are also captivating, just ask any storm chaser. Take a look at these four fascinating facts about tornadoes, and what makes these dangerous natural phenomena tick. Some of these facts…

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