Storm Barbara Over Fife
Do You Think You Will Be Affected by Storm Barbara if Your Live in Fife?
Storm Barbara is on the way and it doesn't look like Fife will escape the torrent of wind and rain that is expected over the Christmas Weekend
Do You Remember the Storms of Yesteryear?
We hope that nobody suffers this level of storm damage in Fife. But should you be unfortunate to be in the path of the storm and your property becomes damaged by fallen trees, then PTree Surgery and GroundWorks are on emergency standby.
What To Do if You Suffer Storm Damage to Your Property if you Live in Fife
Downed power lines? Stay away from them and call your electricity company.
ASSESS THE DAMAGE
The roof is most susceptible to costly damage. If a tree limb or other heavy debris falls on your roof during storm barbara, your home might have structural damage, so be cautious.
Common signs of roof damage are:
- Holes in the roof
- Split seams
- Missing shingles/roof tiles
- Bruises or dented asphalt shingles
- Cracked or broken tile, slate, or concrete shingles
- Granules collecting in gutters or downspouts
- Leaks in your roof or ceiling
- Dents on vents, gutters, or flashing
Windows and doors are vulnerable to wind damage and flying debris. If a tree falls on your property inspect your windows for cracks, holes, broken panes and damaged frames. Watch out for shards of glass, and be sure to board up broken windows until they can be fixed.
Look for damage to bricks and other exterior surfaces of your home. Also check outdoor appliances, like external generators or air conditioning units. You're looking for dings, dents, cracks, splitting, holes, breaks chipping and discoloration.
Most of all keep yourself and your family safe. If you need us to remove any fallen trees we shall get to you as soon as we can.
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