Extreme March Hail Storm Caused Severe Damage Throughout Brevard County
Melbourne, Fla. – Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL), a leading construction and restoration company, helps property owners with storm damage repairs caused by the devastating hail storm that raged through Brevard County on March 27.
According to The Weather Channel, golf ball-sized hail was reported along the Space Coast. Hail piled up like snow in the town of Trenton, near Gainesville. Wind gusts up to 47 mph were recorded at Port Canaveral.
According to Florida Today, wind gusts of up to 50 mph were reported across the Space Coast.
The hail storm caused widespread damage in Canaveral Groves, Rockledge, Cocoa, Satellite Beach, and Indialantic. Many areas saw covered roadways with nearly 2 inches of ping pong ball-sized ice chunks.
“It’s been a long time since Brevard has seen this,” said Matt Volkmer, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Melbourne. “This system was a little stronger than expected.” The storm left plenty of damage in its wake including broken windows, damaged pool screens, and shattered windshields.
VCGFL has been providing free property inspections, 24/7 emergency services including emergency dry-in and temporary roofs to businesses and commercial properties throughout Brevard County since March.
“We’ve been in the business for a long time and this hail storm was definitely one of the worst we’ve seen. The mixture of hail, heavy winds and rain can cause extensive damage to roofs, siding, gutters, exteriors, you name it. After an intense storm like this one, it’s especially important to get any damages assessed by a licensed and certified inspector because leaks often lead to even further damage,” says Stephen Shanton, president and CEO, Venture Construction Group of Florida.
As a local leader in construction and restoration with over 20 years of experience, VCGFL is an award-winning, licensed general contractor equipped to handle full-scope commercial/industrial storm damage repairs. VCGFL provides property damage assessments, 4K/ HD 3D drone mapping, 3rd party consultations, storm damage repairs, 24/7 emergency services, water and mold mitigation, flood mitigation, HAZMAT mitigation, and commercial/industrial specialty roofing services. For a free property inspection, please call Venture Construction Group of Florida at 866-459-8351.
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 industrial/ commercial projects, VCGFL assists property managers, condominium boards, homeowner associations, association boards, hotels, and business complexes with general contractor services, 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 holds leading industry awards including the 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. CEO Stephen Shanton is an esteemed member of the prestigious Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). Entrepreneur Magazine hails “YEC Consists of Some of the Most Well-Respected Minds in Entrepreneurship.” 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 the industry’s leading accreditations and is an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, 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); Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association (IAUA); National Association of Home Builders (NAHB); National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA); Property Liability and Resource Bureau (PLRB); Restoration Industry Association (RIA). VCGFL is a registered U.S. Federal Government Contractor and holds leading 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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