Posts in the Disaster Recovery Category

Prevent Damage from Storms to Your Home with These 7 Simple Steps

We can’t control Mother Nature, but we can do some preventative things to help keep her out of our homes during storm season. When storms rage, we can feel like we’re at the mercy of wind, rain and hail. Florida gets hit hard at different times of the year. In 2016, losses from storms set a […]

7 Best Practices for Building a Hurricane-Proof House

Over the past several years, Americans have witnessed some of the most devastating hurricanes to ever hit during many of our lifetimes. In 2017, Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the United States territory of Puerto Rico, claiming the lives of over 2,900 residents. The storm knocked out power to the entire island and destroyed thousands of homes […]

Dedicating 2019 to Preparedness

Dedicating 2019 to Disaster Preparedness As the New Year begins, there is no better time to sit down with your family to ensure that you are prepared in the event of an emergency. Start 2019 off the right way, with the peace of mind that you, and your family, are ready for any type of […]

Prepare for Disaster: How to Hurricane Proof Your House

Last year’s hurricane season was so bad that four of the 2017 names were retired due to catastrophic levels of damage. It was the most expensive season on record with more than $200 billion in damages, most of it flood-related. From August through October the peak of hurricane season arrives, when both the Atlantic and […]

Using Drones in Disaster Situations

How We Can Use the Benefit of Drones in a Disaster Situation Drones have accomplished many things since they were first introduced to the world. Find out how we can use the benefit of drones when disaster strikes. When you hear the word “drone,” what do you think of? You might only associate drones with […]

Beware of the Rising Tides: How to Protect Your House From Flooding

Every locale has different weather hazards that worry homeowners. Californians might stress about wildfires while Oklahomans worry about tornadoes, and Floridians are concerned about hurricanes. No matter where you are, though, there’s always a risk of flooding. While serious rainstorms can flood anywhere, an ill-prepared home can get water damage from minor rains as well. […]

Disaster Recovery: Developing a Business Continuity Plan

In order to construct an effective Business Continuity Plan, it’s imperative that certain questions are addressed and discussed in great detail. The task of creating this plan can be complex, and feel overwhelming – but is essential in order to fully prepare your business before a disaster (or other catastrophe) strikes. Just like everything else […]

What’s The Point of Business Continuity Planning?

Natural disasters are notorious for catching people and businesses off guard, leaving them confused, scared, and for lack of a better word… devastated. A big problem associated with natural disasters is the lack of knowledge regarding what to do before, during, and after your business is affected. For business owners, it is imperative to have […]

Tornado Safety Checklist

Tornado Safety Checklist A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of a thunderstorm down to the ground. Tornado intensities are classified on the Fujita Scale with ratings between F0 (weakest) to F5 (strongest). They are capable of completely destroying well-made structures, uprooting trees and hurling objects through the air like deadly missiles. Although severe tornadoes are more […]

Who We Are

Throughout my tenure working in the Recruiting Department, there are two questions I have been asked a few times: Who is Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT? What does the company you work for do? (Mostly by my family back in Missouri where we do not currently have a location) Great questions! Today, I wanted to […]