HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The comforts of a mild winter will come to an abrupt end this week for many locations throughout the Midwest. Forecasters are calling for a week of the coldest weather in several years, and communities from Minneapolis through Detroit will see temperatures fluctuate from single digits to well below zero. This extreme cold weather is a recipe for disaster for property owners. As one of the leading property restoration contractors in the country, and with several offices in Michigan, the emergency response team from Jarvis is gearing up for the work this week's severe weather will certainly create.
The challenges to property owners will come from numerous fronts. Strong winds can cause power outages. Power outages combined with freezing temperatures quickly create frozen and broken pipe disasters, which have the potential to create flooding and water damage to the interior of a home or business. The cold weather will also put a strain on heating systems, which may be susceptible to puff backs or stress failures, which can create interior smoke or fire damages. Properties that are left vacant or are unoccupied and are not properly winterized will be the most susceptible to the dangers of this week's extreme weather.
The first responders from Jarvis's emergency team are committed to assisting property owners with resulting damages from the cold weather. As a full service general contractor, Jarvis can assist with almost any scenario this week's cold weather presents. Jarvis has a large inventory of emergency generators available to rent for commercial property owners, the company also has certified technicians for roof and ice damages repairs and provides services for frozen or broken pipes. Jarvis offers twenty four hour emergency services at all of its locations including Michigan, Illinois and Iowa, predicted to be some of the states that will face the coldest weather this week.
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 specializes in commercial and residential disaster cleanup and repair services. The company played a key role in assisting property owners in New York and New Jersey recover from damages caused by Hurricane Sandy late last year. Jarvis also has numerous key partnerships throughout the Midwest, including cities like Minneapolis where the company collaborated on a large 80,000 square foot commercial fire restoration project in the summer of 2012.
If you own a property that has damages caused by severe weather or an unforeseen disaster, you can reach a member of Jarvis first responders by calling 1-866-452-7847 or by visiting the company's website.
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