DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First responders from Jarvis Property Restoration, a leading large loss restoration contractor are presently staging equipment, commercial generators and teams of personnel all along the East Coast of the United States in preparation of damages created by Hurricane Sandy. The historical storms has the potential to create billions of dollars in property damages and could impact as many has fifty million people this week. The Hurricane is being heralded as the largest storm to hit the East Coast since "The Perfect Storm" in 1991.
Jarvis Property Restoration is one of the country's largest restoration contractors, and specializes in helping commercial property owners recover from storm and flood damage disasters. Jarvis owns dozens of commercial generators that are being shipped from offices in Michigan, Illinois and Iowa to help speed up the recovery and cleanup process as experts have predicted power outages could last for up to ten days.
Jarvis has been strategically staging semi-trailers filled with specialty drying equipment, water extraction pumps and large dehumidifiers in the region to begin disaster recovery as soon as the storm passes through.
Jarvis has a strong track record of being one of the first companies on scene following severe flooding, hurricanes and storm damage disasters. In 2011, Jarvis was one of the first companies to respond to flooding in New York and New Jersey, following Hurricane Isaac and Tropical Storm Lee. Jarvis has been working in FEMA declared disaster zones for over twenty years. With a large inventory of equipment, including desiccant dehumidifiers, Jarvis will be prepared to respond to losses up to one million square feet in size. Jarvis's water damage restoration team is involved with all phases of repair, from water extraction, thru drying and on to reconstruction and team members are certified through the IICRC.
Jarvis Property Restoration in a privately held company founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1979 by Sheryl and Bill Jarvis. Jarvis presently has offices in the States of Illinois, Iowa, Florida and Michigan. In the summer of 2008, Jarvis spent over six months in the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa leading a team of 1600 workers to cleanup flood damaged government buildings after the Cedar River flooded the entire city and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.
If you own or manage a hotel, apartment complex, industrial or commercial property that has been damaged by Hurricane Sandy, you can reach a member of Jarvis first responders by calling 1-866-452-7847 or by visiting the company's website.
SOURCE Jarvis Property Restoration