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Storm Zone Checklist For Your Roof

Storms can be unpredictable and incredibly destructive, causing significant damage to businesses, and communities. Being prepared for severe weather events is essential to minimize the risks and ensure the safety of your employees, students and assets. Fortunately, Garland/DBS,Inc., a leading provider of high-performance roofing and building envelope solutions, has partnered with OMNIA Partners to offer a comprehensive Storm Zone Checklist. In this blog post, we'll explore how this checklist can help you stay prepared for storms and protect what matters most.


Before the Storm

  • Determine if the existing manufacturer/contractor warranty is still valid to potentially lessen

    the financial burden.

  • Identify any leaks and determine if they can be temporarily repaired ahead of the storm.

  • Complete a comprehensive roof and exterior wall system inspection and assessment to ensure your

    building enclosure is as secure as possible.

  • Establish performance expectations at pre-negotiated rates for disaster response.

After the Storm

  • Assess the severity of weather-related damage to the building’s exterior.

  • Conduct an infrared or nuclear moisture scan of the roof to identify any “below the roof” issues.

  • Use Garland’s Comprehensive Laboratory Effective Analysis Reporting Program (CLEAR) to
    conduct a roof sample assessment analysis.

  • Determine if a temporary emergency roof solution is needed to minimize interior damage.

  • Input roof and exterior wall inspection data into Garland’s Roof Asset Management Program (RAMP®).

  • Provide report with analysis of existing conditions, emergency needs and long-term solutions.

The Garland Storm Zone Checklist is a powerful tool for safeguarding your property against the destructive forces of storms. By diligently following the checklist's recommendations and conducting regular inspections and maintenance, you can significantly reduce the risk of storm-related damage to your roof and building. Don't wait for the next storm to strike; take proactive measures today to ensure the safety and integrity of your property. Garland and OMNIA Partners have your back, helping you protect what matters most. Stay safe and storm-ready!

ABOUT OMNIA Partners & Garland/DBS, Inc.

As an industry leader, Garland/DBS continually develops and introduces high-performance roofing and waterproofing products into the market. The company manufactures 95% of what is sold on an annual basis, ensuring extreme quality control and superior product performance. Its material solutions encompass the entire building envelope, providing participating public agencies compelling reasons to purchase through OMNIA Partners. To view the entire OMNIA Partners contract portfolio, click here. Not a participant? Become one today!