Preventing loss at your Nashville Business
- When it comes to Business Damage from Water, Fire, Storm, or Flood in Nashville, we're the Experts. As the Experts in Restoration we want to provide you with tips on how to plan for potential issues. Oftentimes it's not a matter of if but when, almost every business will suffer some type of loss from water damage, whether it’s a broken water pipe or a leaky roof or a flood. Almost all Water damage arises from unexpected or disaster types of events, which in turn causes the property or business losses to be quite severe. If you have a water leak, it could damage your property and equipment. It can also make your business close. So make sure to fix the problem as soon as possible. Failure to have a plan in place to handle a water damage loss can be catastrophic and cause you to have to make a call to SERVPRO. Below you will learn what’s important to your organization to help it keep water damage from overtaking your property. What Should Your Plan Be? If you think that there is a chance for water to leak in your house, then put together a kit. This will help you if it does happen. Items that might be included in your kit include: High-volume Shop Vacuum (wet vac. preferred)
- Discharge hose at 20-40 feet long, to be used with the wet vacuum Heavy duty sorbent brooms If Available a Wide rubber squeegee Filled sandbags (depending on the prospective severity of need)Make sure to store the kits in a place where you will need them quickly, such as your security or mechanical rooms. Teach your staff how to use the items in the kit so that they are ready when they are needed. What to Do If You Experience Water Damage Once you’ve located the leak or ultimate source of the water damage, relocate affected employees aswell as contain the spread of water with your flood control kits talked about above when it’s safe. Make sure to identify and shut off electrical equipment threatened by water and try to remove the water within 72 hours to prevent mold damage. Water damage is bad. If you have water damage, report it toy our insurance company so they can give you money. Even if the damages are small, it is good to tell the insurance company what happened before you start changing things around. Protecting Your East Nashville Business Flooding is a common challenge many businesses face in Nashville, Tennessee. By taking the advice and steps outlined above it can help to reduce your risk of flooding, you can minimize the water damage potential and help ensure that your business prevails. If you’ve been affected by water damage in your organization, call SERVPRO of East Nashville. Contact us 24/7 at (615) 488-8670 and let us help get your property back to preloss condition.