Posts in the Disaster Recovery Category

Flood Damage Restoration: Everything You Need to Know

Between Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, the combined cost in losses was over $270 billion. And while 200 million Americans are at risk of flooding caused by nature, just as many floods occur as a result of household plumbing. Regardless of the reason, cleaning up the mess left on your floor is a time-sensitive process. If your […]

In the Calm After the Storm: How to Check Your Home for Storm Damage

When Mother Nature hits, your home is often in the path of destruction. Storm damage, however minor, can cause expensive long-term problems when repairs aren’t carried out quickly. High winds, heavy rain, flooding, and even lightning can all cause damage to your property. From water running down roof beams into the walls to debris damaging windows, […]

How to prepare your home for spring storms

How to Prepare Your Home for Spring Storms Spring means warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, but it can also mean unpredictable weather. During spring, cold air from the north clashes with the humid, warm air from the Gulf of Mexico setting the stage for intense weather. With high winds, flooding, hail, tornadoes and thunderstorms, spring […]

Why You Should Consider Water Restoration Services

Why You Should Consider Water Restoration Services What’s the most destructive force on Earth? The whipping winds of a tornado? The searing flames of a wildfire? Devastating though both may be, they’re not as common – nor as damaging – as water. From the burst pipes caused by extreme cold, to the flooding that destroys […]

Storm Damage Restoration: Important Steps to Take After The Storm Has Passed

 Steps to Take To Ensure Your Safety & Start The Restoration Process After The Storm Has Passed The damage your home withstands during a storm can be devastating, leaving you feeling lost and overwhelmed. Here are some important steps to take when faced with storm damage restoration. Texas is no stranger to severe weather. Even […]

The Advantages of Drones: How Drones are Used in Disaster Relief

How Drones are Used in Disaster Relief Efforts There are countless advantages of drones. One of the most useful advantages is in disaster relief efforts. Here are some ways that drones are used in disasters and other catastrophes. Drones — they’re probably the most controversial piece of technology to take the stage in the past […]

Meet Maggie Hendrix Raprich

Meet Maggie Hendrix Raprich, our charming and enthusiastic Priority Response Coordinator in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 1.)  How long have you been with Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT? Almost 5 years 2.)  Who did your first in-person interview? What was your first impression? Ray McPherson & Cole Coulson. My first impression was: “Whoa. Cole has a […]

Storm Related Disasters: Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

As a leader in disaster recovery, we know first-hand that a disaster can strike at any time. And when it does, every second count. That’s why we are helping our communities learn to be prepared before an emergency strike. We’re in, are you? How to Prepare for Storm-Related Disasters Here are some tools we have […]

Winter Is Coming

Winter is coming to my friends, ok it is already here. The United States has seen all kinds of extreme weather over the past few months. The weather conversation for the winter of 2015-2016 was dominated by the term El Niño. But what the heck is El Niño anyway? According to the National Oceanic and […]