What To Do After Becoming A Victim To Vandalism

Vandalism is a commonly defined as any senseless damage or destruction of public property. It’s a crime committed by people who destroy, damage or deface public or private property that they have no right to damage. Normally taking place in parks, schools and other areas where there are large groups of people present. Do you own a home, maybe a business? You may wonder what to do if you have been a victim of vandalism, such as broken windows or glass doors, especially if it happens in the middle of the night.

What should I do after vandalism?

If it occurs at my home? If you ever find yourself victim to vandalism you need to contact the police immediately, not only for your safety but also for evidence purposes. Do not touch anything that may be contaminated with hazardous materials such as chemicals or blood. If the vandal(s) happen to leave spray paint on surfaces, try not to remove it immediately. Vandalism is a crime that takes place in public areas so the best thing you can do is contact local authorities and let them handle the case.you should contact a Board Up company to board up the open areas which protect the structure from weather and illegal entry until you can have them replaced. You will also want to contact your Insurance Company to file a claim. 

JW Home Care provides 24-hour Emergency Board Up Services. Our Certified Technicians will arrive quickly with industry grade durable materials. As we determine the extent of the damage, secure the location, and clean up and dispose of debris from the affected area. Our company ensures proper and efficient methods are used to board up the damaged windows and/or glass doors. With little to no impact on the structure of the home or business.

Remember that Board Up Services are only a temporary solution! You should contact a glass repair company to get your windows and/or doors replaced as soon as possible. 

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