A massive storm hit the home of Todd and Jo Chapman just before Christmas. “It was frustrating because the insurers kept having to get contractors back to make safe the house again, but they just kept blowing away, letting the rain in,” said Todd. “I would conservatively estimate that the original damage has now increased by 50%.”
It takes the same number of person-hours (12) to cover an average-sized (150m2), storm-damaged home with Stormseal or tarps. The first tarp installation to an entire home costs around $3,500 in labour and materials. Each re-installation costs…
When the catastrophic pre-Christmas hail storm hit with hail the size of softballs, David was lucky with his insurer – Youi – which came immediately the next day and arranged for Stormseal to be installed to protect the damage.
“My insurer sent builders to install a tarp the next day, but it was hopeless,” said Marg after a catastrophic hailstorm hit her home. “It kept slipping and flapping and broken tiles kept crashing down, going off like bombs. I couldn’t sleep, and my dog was going crazy. Then my neighbour told me about Stormseal. All the roofers have seen it on her house and they’ve all said that its’ fantastic.”
It is storm season and an Illawarra innovation has been helping many Sydney home owners who have suffered property damage in recent months. Matt Lennox is the inventor of Stormseal which helped many Sydney residents following a hail storm just prior to Christmas.
‘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.
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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.
Media Release: Stormseal Supports Donalsonville hurricane hero Joe Fletcher in his community rebuilding mission
Officially launched today at Stand 901 of the PRLB Claims Conference and Insurance Services Expo. Stormseal™ is designed to replace flapping, leaking, flyaway tarpaulins that usually require multiple reattachments using ropes and sandbags, allowing more damage to occur if storms or bad weather continue.
When a severe summer storm hit Sydney with hailstones as big as tennis balls, experienced builder Matthew Lennox (Stormseal’s Founder and Managing Director) was tasked with repairs and reconstruction. Over the next two months, in wet and windy conditions, Matt saw several damage claims multiply due to leaking, flapping, flyaway tarpaulins.