Hail and Heavy Winds Severely Damage Properties Throughout Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties
ORLANDO, Fla. — Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is providing roofing, property repairs and storm damage restoration services due to the massive hailstorms that swept through central and south Florida on April 10-11. The storms brought strong winds upwards of 77 mph and hail ranging from quarter to golf-ball-sized hail throughout Orange, Volusia, Martin, Palm Beach and Broward Counties. The storm left many homes and businesses with severe hail, water, and wind damage in its wake. VCGFL is an accredited, award-winning leader in residential and commercial construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the state.
“Our Storm Team crews were immediately mobilized. We witnessed uprooted and snapped trees, downed industrial fencing and localized flooding. Our Field Inspectors are working extensively to provide free property inspections and damage assessments,” says Stephen Shanton, CEO and president, Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Areas with reports of severe hail and wind damage in Orange and Seminole counties include Winter Park, Goldenrod, Bertha, Slavia, Oviedo, Fairview Shores, Maitland, Altamonte Springs, Casselberry, Winter Springs, Pine Hills, and Lockhart. In Martin County, extensive damage was reported in Port Salerno, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, and Sewall’s Point. In Palm Beach County, Jupiter, Jupiter Island, Palm Beach Gardens, and Lake Park also had severe damage. In Broward County, Boca Raton reported severe wind damage, even splitting a large old tree in half and completely uprooting it.
“It’s important to remember that hail and wind damage is not always visible. It can lead to leaks, structural deterioration, premature aging, and weakened roofing structures and exteriors, which means a whole lot more trouble down the road, especially as we approach rainy season and hurricane season,” said Shanton.
Shanton recommends that all homes and businesses in the affected storm areas get a professional inspection by a licensed general contractor. For a free property inspection, contact 866-459-8351 or email info@VCGFL.com. Venture carries industry leading accreditations, certifications, memberships, training and utilizes advanced technology to provide expert reports. Company credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third-party Global Risk Management Solutions.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Founded in 1998, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is an award-winning leader in construction, restoration, renovations, roofing, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Specializing in residential, industrial and commercial projects, VCGFL assists homeowners, property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels, and business complexes with general contractor services, roofing, specialty construction, historical restoration, water and flood mitigation, and property repairs due to fire, flood, water, wind and hurricanes. With offices in Boca Raton, Ft. Myers, Naples, Panama City Beach, Orlando, Stuart, Tampa, San Juan, and Nassau, VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL has earned leading industry awards including the Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA) Silver PRISM Award for Safety Team of the Year, GCBA Gold PRISM Award for Craftsmanship- Commercial Exterior, GCBA Silver PRISM Award for Craftsmanship- Commercial Exterior, Owens Corning Pinnacle Award for Safety, Construction Business Owner Award, Roofing Alliance MVP Award, Coatings Pro Contractor Award, Pro Remodeler Forty Under 40 Award, Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Remodelers Award, Qualified Remodeler Master Design Award, Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association S.T.A.R. Spotlight Trophy for the Advancement of Roofing Awards in Sustainability and Community Service. Shanton is a certified member of the WindStorm Insurance Network™ and is a WIND Certified Umpire®, WIND Certified Appraiser®, and WIND Certified Fellow®. VCGFL carries advanced accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor and Certified Member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors. VCGFL is a proud member of Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) Industry Members Association (EIMA); Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association (FRSA); Gold Coast Builders Association (GCBA); Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA); National Association of Environmentally Responsible Mold Contractors (NAERMC); National Association of Home Builders (NAHB); National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA); NRCA Qualified Trainer; Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB); Restoration Industry Association (RIA). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading manufacturer certifications including Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, Mule-Hide Legacy Contractor, Certified CertainTeed Contractor, and Duro-Last Certified Contractor status. VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third-party Global Risk Management Solutions. For more information, call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.VCGFL.com.
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