TARC Warns Home and Business Property Owners of Storm Chasers

MEDIA CONTACTS: Ashley Horner,  TARC Public Relations Chair
Curtis Sutton, TARC Government Relations Chair

TARC Warns Home and Business Property Owners of Storm Chasers

Nashville, TN, March 3, 2020 –The Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors warn the public of a surge in storm chasers in light of last night’s storms. At least one tornado touched down northwest of Nashville as storms tracked east across Tennessee, according to the National Weather Service. Based on the damage in Mount Juliet and Donelson, there was at least one EF-3 tornado, with winds of up to 165 mph, the Weather Service said.

“While our hearts and prayers go out to those who were hit with this storm, “said Ashley Horner, TARC Communications Chair, “we also need to take precaution as we begin the rebuild process of the many storm chasers who will present themselves at your doorstep over the coming weeks.”

Storm chasing has gone up over the last decade, particularly in areas with high rates in development projects under way such as in the Nashville area. Many of these contractors are sadly looking to take advantage of other’s misfortune. To protect yourself, be sure that the contractor who is looking to help you is registered and holds a current license to work in the State of Tennessee and carries the proper insurance work. 

 

About TARC: Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors

The Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors, the voice of the professional licensed contractors across the state and the suppliers that support our industry. Since 1965, our association members have provided quality services for our Tennessee communities. TARC strives to ensure a high standard of business ethics and competence from members through continual education and special training opportunities.

If you are unsure that your contractor is licensed and registered in the state of Tennessee, please visit the Department of Commerce & Insurance for more information. 

 

For additional information about the TARC, please visit tarcroof.com

Updated: March 4, 2020 — 1:45 PM
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