“Hurricane preparedness is key for everyone in Florida. With COVID-19 and social distancing, it’s even more imperative to update disaster preparedness plans, including supply kits, evacuation routes, shelters and more,” says Stephen Shanton, CEO and president, Venture Construction Group of Florida.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (PRWEB) June 29, 2020
With over 20 years of experience in providing storm and hurricane damage repairs and emergency services to homeowners and commercial/industrial property owners and businesses throughout Florida, Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) launches a free webinar series in conjunction with multiple chambers of commerce throughout the state. The webinar series kicked off in May and sessions will be held through July. Chamber partnerships to date include Boca Raton, Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Stuart/ Martin County. Webinars are open to the public. To RSVP or learn more, call 1-866-459-8351 or email HurricaneServices@VCGFL.com.
The VCGFL Hurricane Preparedness webinar includes updated information per the National Hurricane Center and provides a live Q&A platform. Topics include creating a hurricane preparedness checklist, developing a disaster plan, determining your evacuation zone, reviewing insurance policies and flood insurance, and the importance of property readiness and conducting routine property inspections.
“Hurricane preparedness is key for everyone in Florida. With COVID-19 and social distancing, it’s even more imperative to update disaster preparedness plans, including supply kits, evacuation routes, shelters and more. And of course, seeing our latest supply shortages, be sure you have everything you need to strengthen your property,” says Stephen Shanton, CEO and president, Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin officially runs June 1 through Nov. 30. September is the most common month for hurricanes making landfall in the U.S., followed by August and October, according to an analysis of 1851 to 2015 data by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
According to the NOAA Climate Prediction Center, 2020 Atlantic hurricane season activity is projected to be above normal. A normal Atlantic hurricane season produces 12 named storms, of which 6 become hurricanes, including 3 major hurricanes. This year, NOAA estimates higher than normal activity, including 13-19 named storms (winds of 39 mph or greater). Of those storms, 6-10 are forecast to become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or greater), and 3-6 are predicted to strengthen into major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher).
“NOAA’s analysis of current and seasonal atmospheric conditions reveals a recipe for an active Atlantic hurricane season this year,” said Neil Jacobs, Ph.D., acting NOAA administrator. “Our skilled forecasters, coupled with upgrades to our computer models and observing technologies, will provide accurate and timely forecasts to protect life and property.”
VCGFL specializes in hurricane storm damage repairs and emergency services, along with the tornadoes, winds, heavy rainfall, storm surge and flying debris that often come along with it.
VCGFL is a proud member of numerous chambers throughout the state including: Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach North, Palm City, Stuart/ Martin County, Hobe Sound, Daytona Regional, Cocoa Beach Regional, Melbourne Regional, Marco Island Area, Southeast Volusia, Panama City Beach, Bay County, Greater Tallahassee Chamber, Destin chambers of commerce.
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, 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 holds leading industry awards including the 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. 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); 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); 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 http://www.VCGFL.com.
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