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What To Do When Your Office Faces Water Damage

9/25/2019 (Permalink)

Office with conference table and chairs Photo of a modern workspace in an office.

If you have ever faced water damage in your office, you may have some bad memories that accompany that instance. For example, you may have lost copiers, files, furniture, and a manner of other items of value due to water damage. You may have even had to close the doors of your business if you're a business owner, or if you're an employee, you may have had a period where you weren't able to work.

This water damage could have been a result of a leaky window, roof, or wall, or it could have been a plumbing malfunction or problem. Regardless how it happened, it more than likely caused a pretty big headache. 

After the initial water intrusion problem was resolved, you may have had to deal with mold growth and other devastating effects of water damage in your office. So, what can you do to be better prepared in the event that your office was ever hit with water damage again? 

First things first. With today's technological advancements, it's a great idea to back-up files and other hard-copy paper files to more than one location. Also, it's a great idea to stay up-to-date on your equipment warranties as well as renter's or owner's insurance on the office itself. If you have the ability to, it's also a great idea to work out a "Plan B" location for your co-workers or employees to meet in the event of office damage in the future. The possibility for remote work is far more probable now than in recent years.

Next, it's important to have a professional water damage and mold remediation team on hand that you can count on. You never know when water damage might strike your office, so knowing that you have a team of professionals on-call and ready to help should give you immense peace of mind going forward. You want someone to show up when you call with full confidence that your problem will be resolved quickly and efficiently.  

Our local SERVPRO team is ready to help in the event a disaster like water damage were to strike you. Our team is more than capable to take care of your problems - large or small. You can count on us! 

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