HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Aug. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Early Saturday morning several semi trucks left Harrison Township, Michigan filled with water damage cleanup and hurricane repair supplies. Jarvis Property Restoration, a leading national disaster recovery company, headquartered in Harrison Township, has committed resources from several company locations, including Illinois and Florida, to assist property owners in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and New York from destruction caused by Hurricane Irene. The semi trucks will help supply dozens of team members already en route with roof tarps, water damage drying equipment, board up materials and non perishable food items. Jarvis expects to have upwards of fifty team members on the ground by Monday, and has committed all of its resources to helping property owners recover from this weekend's historical storm.
Jarvis has a strong track record of being one of the first companies on scene following catastrophic storm disasters. The company spent several months in Minot, North Dakota this year, helping rebuild the local community from historical river flooding. The potential for significant flooding and storm damage from Hurricane Irene, will likely place services for water damage cleanup companies in high demand over the next few weeks, and Jarvis responded to the call for additional help to these areas.
Jarvis will focus repair and recovery efforts for commercial and industrial properties. The company's large fleet of power generators and desiccant dehumidifiers will enable it to tackle projects in excess of one million square feet. Jarvis has tremendous experience with repairing hospitals, retail stores and high rise buildings following flooding disasters and hurricanes. The water damage restoration team is filled with dozens of members certified by the IICRC, the industries highest standard in restoration training. Jarvis's water damage restoration team is involved with all phases of repair, from water extraction, thru drying and on to reconstruction.
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. Jarvis has worked extensively in FEMA declared emergency zones including New Orleans, following Hurricane Katrina and is registered through FEMA as a first responder. 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 commercial property that has been damaged by Hurricane Irene, you can reach a member of Jarvis's first responders by calling 1-866-452-7847 or visiting Jarvis Property Restoration online.
SOURCE Jarvis Property Restoration