Posts in the Disaster Recovery Category

How To Prepare Your Business For A Hurricane

The 2020 hurricane season is officially here. As experts in the industry, we know that early and effective preparation is crucial for minimizing your business’ risk. In addition, early prevention helps protect your staff and overall property from hurricane-related hazards. We also know that during this uncertain time of COVID-19, many businesses are operating with […]

9 Essential Practices to Storm-Proof Your Home

If you live in a place that experiences frequent storms, you understand how destructive they can be for both homes and businesses. In 2019 alone, the U.S. has already experienced one billion dollars in losses due to storms and climate disasters, and the storms seem to be increasing in frequency and strength each year. Luckily, […]

How to Hurricane-Proof Your Home and Stay Safe During Storm Season

Are you looking to prepare your home for a hurricane? Nobody wants to end up with a torn-down home or a roof with holes. Do you want to know the best way to protect your property from hurricanes? Keep reading for our guide on how to hurricane-proof your home. 1. Stock Up on Essentials The […]

11 Steps to Expect from the Water Restoration Process

Did you know that in 2018 the cost of natural disasters in the US reached $91 billion? The last 5 years have seen a record number of natural disasters in the US. If you live in an area that is likely to experience severe weather, what can you do now to protect yourself? Fortunately, there […]

9 Effective Ways to Protect Your Home From Natural Disasters

Between 1851 and 2017, there were a total of 91 major hurricanes (categories 3-5). The two most expensive Hurricanes, Katrina and Harvey, each cost $125 billion in damages. This amount doesn’t take into account tornadoes, earthquakes and tsunamis that tear through homes across the world. How would your home hold up if devastation were to […]

Why a Professional Restoration Company is the Only Way to Go After a Disaster

Why a Professional Restoration Company is the Only Way to Go After a Disaster When a storm, fire, or any other type of disaster strikes your home, the aftermath can be devastating. It’s hard to know what to do and where to begin picking up the pieces. If there is significant damage to your home, […]

How Hurricanes Get Their Names

How Hurricanes Get Their Names Have you ever wondered how hurricanes get their names? We are so used to the idea of named storms that we may not stop to think, “Why do we do that?” Read on to learn more: Why Do We Name Hurricanes? The reason we name hurricanes is simple: to stay […]

Customer Service Through a Disaster

Hurricane season is here. Every year, it looms over our heads threatening to disrupt our lives. At Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT, hurricanes and other area-wide disasters can become a central part of our lives. After fourteen years here, hurricane season has become an annual phase of my life much like back to school season […]

Disaster Relief: How to Become a Red Cross Volunteer

The Red Cross organization has become a household name in the aftermath of disasters. Whenever disaster strikes, they are one of the first organizations on the scene. With a strong hurricane season looming ahead, not only do you want to make sure that your home is taken care of, you also want to be in […]

How Do Floods Form: The Science and Dangers

There are very few areas in the world where flooding isn’t a concern. Not even mountainous regions are resistant to the devastation of floods. Where there is rain, floods can easily follow. Floods are among the leading causes of global deaths. Flash floods can hit without warning, taking thousands of lives and costing nations billions […]