Hurricane Laura was devastating category 4 hurricane that hit August 20th 2020. Louisiana was the first place to get hit followed by Texas, Florida, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Our franchise was called upon to help restore damaged property. This blog will focus on how our storm team operates and why SERVPRO should be your first call if you are affected by a hurricane.
SERVPRO has a whole division to help out with large catastrophes like hurricanes. Its called the Disaster Recovery Team. Its composed of the best of the best in restoration. The team is made up of large loss specialist that are pre qualified and strategically placed throughout the United States. This way we are quick to respond to any type of disaster.
Every large loss is supervised by a project manager to make sure communication is accurate and the work is completed in a timely manner. Our team was assigned to travel to Texas to help restore property there. Our team was gone for over three weeks!
SERVPRO does a great job of filtering calls that are all going to the local franchise and dispersing them throughout the storm team. By doing so, we are able to help out more people in an organized way.
Hopefully you never experience a hurricane or another other type of disaster but if you do its important to know that SERVPRO is here to help!