Contractors repair storm-damaged homes

March 12, 2019

Posted: Mar. 12, 2019 6:31 PM
Updated: Mar. 13, 2019 9:51 AM

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damaged in the storm. w-t-v-a's nicole dantzler joins us live from columbus to tell us why some of them are just getting started.. with the recent rains and flooding some contractors are just getting started with repairing damaged houses from the tornado. now one construction company repairing a house says they hope to get the job done before severe weather hits. the rdi corporation is repairing a home that was damaged in the february tornado. the home is near gardner boulevard and tuscaloosa road. the supervisor says they received a call to fix the home about three days after the tornado hit columbus. ((take sot)) "um we're rebuilding all the walls up there. all of them were gone. the part of the roof was gone so we're going to tie up had to do the roof back on top." ellis lachney- superintendent rdi corporation rt- 0:10 they were called to fix the home's walls, garage and roof. he says the recent rains and flooding has delayed their business a little bit and it's part of the reason they just began working on the home this week. they plan to have the top of the house completed before any severe weather affects the work they've already done. the superintendent says they have more homes nearby to fix this week, and he says he does this because this could have happened to him. ((take sot)) "well if it was my house i'd want someone to come and help me too, it's just part of it i guess." the rdi corporation plans to get the home repaired to a point where the weather later this week will not affect or delay the work. live in columbus nicole dantzler wtva 9 news. an investigation is underway into an overnight fire
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