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Lightning Strike Causes Property Damage in Mount Clemens?

6/11/2024 (Permalink)

Lightning fills the sky. We restore storm damage 24/7 in Macomb County.

Our Mount Clemens and New Baltimore team has the training, equipment, and experience to return storm-damaged properties to pre-damage conditions quickly and efficiently. A lightning strike can wreak havoc on a home or business, causing a range of damage that can be both immediate and long-lasting.

A lightning strike's most immediate and visible effect is often structural damage, including fires, explosions, and damage to roofs, chimneys, and exterior walls. Lightning can ignite flammable materials like roofing, wood, and insulation, leading to fires that can quickly engulf a home.

In addition to structural damage and fires, a lightning strike can also cause extensive damage to electrical systems and appliances within the home. The immense voltage of a lightning bolt can overload electrical circuits, fry wiring, and damage appliances, leaving them inoperable or posing a risk of electric shock.

Furthermore, the force of a lightning strike can travel through plumbing and wiring, rupturing water and gas pipes and leading to flooding and gas leaks. The intense heat from a lightning strike can also damage electronic devices, HVAC systems, and other sensitive equipment, requiring costly repairs or replacements.

Preventive measures, such as installing surge protectors and lightning rods, can help mitigate the risk of damage and protect homes from the devastating effects of lightning strikes.

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