Storm Damage on Hilton Head Island
Storm Damage – In the event of severe weather, HomeRunners will get to your home in a timely manner. We will assess any potential damage and or problems.
A severe storm can cause major damage to your home. Wind damage can devastate an entire community. During hurricane Matthew, winds on Hilton Head Island were clocked as high as 110 MPH, and the storm itself at that time was 20 miles off our coast.
In the Low-Country, storm surges can also cause huge property damage. Normal elevation levels on Hilton Head Island range from 3ft to 16ft however, that can be severely impacted during any kind of tropical storm. According to Wikipedia:
"A storm surge or storm tide is a coastal
flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising
water commonly associated with low
pressure weather systems (such as tropical
cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones),
the severity of which is affected by the
shallowness sand orientation of the water
body relative to storm path, as well as the
timing of tides." Click to read more
In addition to tropical storm damage caused from wind and flooding, tornadoes are also common during a Hurricane. During Hurricane Matthew, Residents across the island reported tornadoes during the storm. Many had reported a “clear path” that a potential tornado had paved its way.
Knowing that your home is being watched before and after a storm can give the property owner incites to the condition of their home away from home. Simply put, HomeRunners covers all the bases.
When a storm warning is posted by the National Weather Service, we do our best to stay in contact our client offering updates as well as taking care of any specific property needs or requirements.
Securing any outside or pool furniture is one of the services we are happy to offer. Taking pre-storm photos is also a vital service that can be quite helpful to the property owner verifying the condition of the home before a storm.
After a storm. we get to each property as soon as we are able, keeping in compliance with local authorities. Contacting the property owner with an assessment as well as taking new photos is an essential part of our services.