Tag: disaster preparation

Brock Restoration Nov 11 2015

Cold weather has officially hit but we aren’t in the full swing of winter yet. As fall begins to cede to winter, now is the time to prepare your house for the cold weather before winter take over. Getting the inside and outside of your home in condition to handle lower temperatures and seasonal storms…

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Brock Restoration Aug 06 2014

A recent water crisis in Toledo forced residents to seek alternative drinking water sources. For over 400,000 people, this past weekend was one without running tap water after a large quantity of toxins were found in the tap water. This weekend ban extended from northwest Ohio to southeast Michigan and is thought to have been…

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Brock Restoration Jun 03 2014

Sometimes reducing the risks of storm damages comes down to doing small, routine things like maintaining your yard. Severe weather can cause serious property damage from yard debris and disasters ranging from hurricane winds to wildfires can cause widespread damages are a result of debris throughout the yard. As hurricane season along the Atlantic coast…

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Brock Restoration May 19 2014

Ohio and many other Midwestern states have been experiencing severe spring weather lately. Spring storms and the beginning of tornado season has been a reoccurring forecast for many plains states, the deep south, and the Midwest. The latest tornadoes that tore through Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Arkansas are a reminder that severe weather is a seasonal…

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Brock Restoration May 13 2014

Disaster preparation begins with understanding regional risks and available resources for planning, assimilating information, and understanding aftermath recovery. Many local resources can also provide detailed information on preparing emergency kits, coordinating with community organizations to initiate responses, and providing volunteer opportunities. When planning a disaster response, check out local resources to aid in the preparation…

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Brock Restoration Apr 21 2014

Disasters are sudden. Even when they are forecast, disasters are shocking in their power. Because of this, the importance of an emergency response program is high. Planning for the destructive potential for a disaster not only enables you to confront a disaster situation immediately, it can accelerate recovery time. The best form of recovery plan…

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Brock Restoration Apr 03 2014

The natural world spares no place from its wrath. While disasters occur everywhere, some places are more or less prone to certain types of disasters than others. The geography of Ohio is such that it is situated in a fertile nook in the midwest, far enough from coasts and active faults to avoid most risk…

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Brock Restoration Oct 08 2013

Fall is upon us and now is the perfect time to start thinking and planning for winter storms. Fall can be a short lived season, with starkly lower temperatures and winter weather that moves in quickly. While you’re enjoying the cool temperatures and beautiful colors, start thinking about getting your home prepared for winter storms….

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