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Top Tips To Recover From Commercial Storm Damage

5/7/2021 (Permalink)

Unfortunately, it can take commercial properties a period of downtime to recover after a storm, particularly if the damage was severe. For that reason, the best course of action is always to call in the storm damage restoration professionals as soon as you can. Getting back into the game fast is critical, not only to gain a competitive edge, but to ensure that this storm does not become the end of your business. In this article, we share with you some top tips for recovering from commercial storm damage.

Come Up with A Contingency Plan

Even before storms have the chance to hit, you should have a plan in mind for what to do when one does happen. This is especially true if you are located in an area that is prone to storms. Write down the contact number of a reliable storm damage restoration company, alongside having those of your insurance provider at hand. That way, when disaster strikes, you are prepared and ready to take action.

File Your Claim as Soon as Possible

The one thing you want to do after storm damage occurs is to capture photographic evidence. Always do this before attempting to move anything. Then, get your claim in as soon as you can. Following a natural disaster, insurance companies and providers become inundated with requests, as anyone can well imagine. This means that the first ones to get their claim in will be the first ones to get paid, so never delay.

Get in the Experts

After a natural disaster, your premises may have become a breeding ground for dangers. Hazards from electrocution to mold and mildew growth can spring up, making your property unsafe. As soon as you can, schedule a servicing with SERVPRO and our technicians will be with you as soon as possible thanks to our 24-hour emergency services.

Mitigate Any Damage Possible Before the Professionals Arrive

While waiting for the professionals to arrive, it can help to start drying out your premises and furniture. Get in as many fans and dehumidifiers as you have, if possible. If not, do not worry as the damage restoration professionals have sufficient drying equipment on hand to deal with water extraction.

Engage Storm Damage Restoration Services from SERVPRO

If your commercial property has sustained damage caused by a storm, our restoration technicians at SERVPRO are always on hand to assist with the restoration process. Our technicians are available 24 hours, 7 days a week, as we understand that natural catastrophes do not wait for normal business hours and we want to get your property back to normal as soon as we possibly can. When you engage our services, you can be assured that we have the tools and equipment necessary to address any complications you may face. If you have any queries or would like to book a service, please feel free to contact us now.

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