With long delays predicted for permanent repairs they needed a solution that would keep each home watertight and weatherproof for over a year. See what protecting a whole community complex from the weather looks like.
It’s been 8 months since Hurricane Michael hit Florida pounding its coast & Mexico Beach, but the area is still in clean up mode, just as hurricane season is about to hit again. There is one damaged home that’s ready for the next hurricane season.
‘It was a simple and smart decision to switch to Stormseal. The product sells itself,’ said Adam Cherup. ‘We love it,’ agreed Brittany, Adam’s wife. ‘It’s opened up more business for us and promotes professionalism, which we really value.’ Adam and Brittany own and operate Pit Crew Roofing and Repair, headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, with…
In the wake of Hurricane Michael, the importance of well-trained and accredited roofing contractors to carry out Florida’s rebuilding work and ensure the state’s long-term resilience has been clearly brought into focus. It’s not possible to have highly qualified workers without expertly staffed, purpose-built training facilities, and that’s where the FRSA Educational Foundation Training Center plays a vital role in preparing crews from around the nation.
Our first photo comes from Matthew Lennox of Stormseal USA LLC, an Australian-based company who opened their first U.S. location in W. Palm Beach, FL. Thanks for the amazing photo Matthew!”
Leaders through innovation for fall protection training and exclusive providers of Stormseal Installation Accreditation are offering a two day Fall protection and Accreditation training at our purpose-built training facility in Amarillo, TX.
As seen in FRSA Florida Roofing Magazine: Stormseal is a game changer for Florida hurricane repair roofers
As any roofer knows, this tarpaulin setup is a far from ideal solution. Tarps frequently require replacement, because they leak, tear, blow off, or collapse under the weight of pooling rainwater. Tarp failures cause further trauma to residents and more property damage, escalating claims and labour costs.
When a severe hailstorm hit Sydney in 2007, the NSW Government appointed a task force to manage the repair process. Insurance builder Matthew Lennox was tasked with repairs and reconstruction. Over the following months, he saw insurance claims multiply fourfold due to failed tarpaulins in rain and high wind. This sparked the idea for Stormseal. ‘Damaged…
For protecting storm-damaged properties, Aussie invention Stormseal provides far superior weather resistance and is much more cost-effective than tarpaulins. But Australian storm victims are still suffering under tarps because of a costly flaw in our insurance industry. Why?
As seen on RoofersCoffeeShop.com: Stormseal accreditation gives Hurricane Michael roofers better make-safe solution
In the lead up to the landfall of Hurricane Michael, Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier estimated that approximately 500,000 policyholders would be impacted. The aftermath of the storm has seen that number grow even larger with more than $4 billion in damages across the path of the devastating storm.