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Lightning Damage? Here's What to Do

When it comes to natural disasters and home damage, lightning isn’t always a likely suspect. Most often, we attribute home damage to something more menacing like hurricanes, fires, and forceful winds. But lightning damage can pose a serious risk to your property, and home damage from a lightning strike can cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars in repair costs.

Has your home near Denver experienced lightning damage? Here’s what to do next.

What to Do When Lightning Strikes Your Denver Home

1. Call 911.

When lightning strikes your home, the most important thing is to keep you and your family safe. Evacuate the home and call 911 as soon as possible. In most cases, the fire department will respond to the call and inspect your property for any electrical damage. 

2. Take note of all electronics.  

While the inspection is taking place, make sure to consider (and make a list!) of all the wired electronics in your household. Don’t immediately throw anything out that was damaged in the storm—you may need to file a claim and show proof of damage. 

3. Consider a restoration company.

If your home needs lightning damage repair, consider a restoration company before you call your insurance provider. Restoration companies can give you quotes based on services needs that you can share with your insurance—plus, this gives you the opportunity to choose a company that’s great at home and lightning damage restoration. Have a list ready of a few restoration companies in the area to share with your insurance agent. 

4. Notify your insurance.

In almost all cases, home insurance policies cover lightning-related damage. If you don’t know your insurance policy by heart (don’t worry, most people don’t!), your company can provide you with a copy during this call. If damage has occurred, your insurance company may recommend restoration companies to help restore your home. Remember that you, often, have a right to choose your own restoration service—just ask your specific provider before you move forward!

Call 970 Services For Lightning Damage Restoration Near Denver, CO

When disaster strikes, we’re here to help. 970 Services provides quality lightning damage restoration services near Denver to resolve damage caused by hail, wind, water, fire, mold, smoke and soot. Located in Loveland, Colorado, we aim to help locals return their fire-damaged homes to normal and minimize the stress felt by each person affected.

You can feel confident when hiring 970 Services to restore your home. Give us a call today at (970) 888-0970 or contact us online. We’ll be in touch ASAP. 

We also offer roof repair, roof replacement, and fire restoration service in the following areas: Fort Collins, Loveland, Ault, Greeley, Denver, Windsor, Boulder, Longmont, and throughout Northern Colorado.

  • I can’t recommend 970 Services enough! We had extensive hail damage & Andrew Golding came out & was so kind, grace filled & helpful. We had a hard time dealing with insurance & they partnered with me on the process making the roof replacement the easiest part of our hail damage experience. A++ you can’t go wrong! I absolutely would hire them again in a heartbeat.

    G. Lynn Avatar G. Lynn
    September 20, 2023
  • We are very pleased with 970 Services work and their customer service. Our roof was damaged from hail and needed to be replaced. Aaron worked with our insurance supplemental team and ensured we got the full amount that was owed to us. He also made sure the work was done correctly on our roof with a post inspection. Very professional and friendly. Thank you 970 Services for all your help! Definitely recommend!

    Ryan Singleton Avatar Ryan Singleton
    September 19, 2023
  • Steve and his crew have done several projects at our house (water remediation, painting, plumbing, minor electrical, etc.), and I would use them again in a heartbeat. They are professional, responsive, and do top quality work. Their detailed estimates show where every penny goes, and they let you know if something needs to change. It's a great feeling to know that I can reach out to Steve if there's a problem, and he'll find a way to solve it.

    Crystal Phillips Avatar Crystal Phillips
    August 23, 2023
  • We had a water leak from our hot water heater and our insurance company recommended 970 Services. I cannot tell you how great they were. Steve scheduled us quickly, did a very thorough inspection of damages, set up drying equipment and got things headed in the right direction. He then coordinated all necessary sub contractors for drywall, flooring, and even requested to be present when the insurance adjuster arrived so that they couldn’t skimp on us. This is the company you want to work with and I will never call anyone else! Thank you Steve & 970!

    Kyle Taylor Avatar Kyle Taylor
    April 11, 2023
  • WOW is the best word to describe our experience with this company and it’s employee’s! Talk about having integrity in what you do!!😃 The professionalism, attention to detail, craftsmanship and personable interactions blew my husband and me away. We have had plenty of not so good experiences and this company has restored our faith to trust a precessional to not only do their job well but to go above and beyond expectations. I’ve referred them to my family and friends and would refer them to any stranger. Thank you guys for taking such good care of our home! C. Rhamy

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    June 9, 2022

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