Protecting Your Business This Season
Encountering damage in your place of work can cause stress, concern lost profits, and a ton of other issues not readily planned for when it comes to normal operations. Because these things can happen in a short amount of time with little to no planning, it’s important to know what to do, how to handle situations, and who to call when the time is right. See below for a few tips as to how you can protect your business this season, and get back to work as soon as possible should anything occur.
Think About Your High Costs
Electricity can be a huge issue when it comes to businesses and their buildings, so it’s important that if you believe a surge, flood, or fire are possible, you unplug all electronics in preparation. This can also be easily achieved by turning off the breaker to prevent surges and any electricity from running into these machines. Damage to these pieces can cost in the thousands to repair, which can mean less profit in the long run.
Make sure you’re going through every area of your business with a fine-toothed comb for anything out of the ordinary. It’s important to document any and all changes to make sure that nothing has caused or sustained damage at the most inopportune time. At SERVPRO of Sylmar/San Fernando, we know this is a big factor for commercial damage, which is why we use state of the art property damage claims software to help expedite the process.
Always Stay Safe
Safety is and always should be a top concern for you at your business, and your employees should know that. Reiterate that safety is always your priority, and that you’ll do what is needed to keep business operations running just as they should. Quickly addressing and fixing damage leads to a workforce that trusts you have their interests in mind, which translates to less loss profits in the long run and getting back on your feet quicker.
If your business sustains any type of damage in Sylmar/San Fernando area, make sure someone is there to help you fix it and get everything back to normal. At SERVPRO our goal is to relieve your stress by handling the entire process of remediation from start to finish. If you’re interested in learning more, give us a call at 818-951-6780!