When Lightning Strikes Your Delaware County Home
This homeowner called SERVPRO of Upper Darby after lightning caused serious damage to their Delaware County home.
A bolt of lightning will always find the fastest way to the ground, usually through a home’s wires or plumbing. The biggest dangers of a strike are fire, shock waves, and power surges. Depending on where it strikes, it can potentially lead to a house fire or an electrical short in the wiring that destroys unprotected appliances or devices. A lightning fire can also cause major damage to a home’s structural integrity.