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Hurricane Damage & Tropical Systems Damage Restoration

Weather patterns significantly influenced by heat energy from warm seas and hot, humid air around the equator are often categorized as tropical systems. Many types of tropical weather, such as tropical storms, hurricanes, and El Niño cycles, can have damaging effects on your home. No matter how uncertain the situation, ServiceMaster Restore is here for you with the guidance and support you need to help you throughout the restoration process and get your life back on track.

A hurricane watch means conditions are possible within 48 hours. A hurricane warning means conditions are expected within 36 hours. In the event of a hurricane, check out our video for home checklists, evacuation plans and preparedness tips from your experts at ServiceMaster Restore.

The difference between topic storms, hurricanes, and El Niño cycles:

Tropical storms

  • Winds between 39 & 73 mph
  • Risk of wind & flood damage


  • Winds at or above 74 mph
  • Potential for significant wind & flood damage
  • Widespread power outages likely

El niño

  • Higher than average sea surface temperatures
  • Greatly influences weather patterns in the U.S.
  • Suppresses hurricane development
  • Increases winter rainfall along Pacific Coast & in the South
  • Heavy periods of rain can lead to flash flooding

Preparing for hurricane & tropical storm damage

At ServiceMaster Restore, we carefully monitor every tropical disturbance, analyzing thousands of data points to track development and potential landfall, to estimate the possible damage, and to pre-position resources to respond to your needs. Whether your home experiences torrential rains or wind damage from hurricane-force winds, we have the expertise, the equipment and the commitment to bring calm to the chaos.

When the storm passes, the experts at ServiceMaster Restore have you covered with a comprehensive range of water damage services. Let us tackle your home's hurricane damage and repairs so you can get your life back to normal as soon as possible.

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