Lessons Learned from Katrina Help Recovery from Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane damage can be harder to find than you might think. Water damage in particular can be invisible to the naked eye, but can cause health and structural problems for years after the event. The longer you wait to find problems after the storm, the worse the damage can be.
Water intrusion around a window due to hurricane winds
Residual moisture damage after hurricane storm flooding
Hurricane water damage and roof leak
In the weeks and months after Hurricane Katrina, home owners, building inspectors and clean-up contractors discovered that thermal imaging cameras have the power to see where water had infiltrated a building, causing invisible damage by rotting structures and growing mold.
Use the lessons learned after Katrina to recover from Hurricane Sandy, and see the invisible moisture the storm leaves behind.
Need more information on detecting hurricane water damage? Download Jim Schwarz's Tools for Identifying Building Moisture Intrusion.