Know How to Recover Quickly After Disaster Strikes Your Business
Business owners know that the unexpected will eventually happen. Putting business emergency plans in place are key to navigating disastrous events, such as flooding from a broken pipe, mold, or fires. Being prepared for downtime, lost revenue and other negative effects can make or break a business so the more you know, the faster you can recover.
Planning ahead for possible disasters
Although some things are unavoidable, having a strong understanding of potential risks, what they may mean to the business, and how to bounce back is necessary to prevent substantial loss. Every business is different and may face different issues that could result in an interruption or complete shutdown. Along with potential environmental problems, such as flooding, the human factor also needs to be considered such as fire or arson. Once the risks are known, it is easier to figure out which may be preventable or at least mitigated. Analyzing the risks includes calculating their costs. Factors that come into play include lost income, additional expenses for property loss and repairs, and possible penalties if you are liable for the damage experienced. Insurance is easy to forget about until it is needed. If large water damage occurs, do you know what will and won’t be covered? Do you know a water remediation company to call?
What to do if disaster strikes your business
Even with all the planning, disasters can strike, as they’re not completely unavoidable. With a plan in place, facing emergencies will be a little more manageable. The plan to minimize losses does require immediate action. Once you file a claim, contacting a damage mitigation and restoration company is the next step. Along with finding the source of the problem, water removal and drying process should be started as soon as possible. Calling in trained disaster professionals like SERVPRO can help the recovery process happen quicker.
Call SERVPRO for your business recovery
Running a business comes with many unknowns but figuring out how to deal with a loss doesn’t have to be one of them. Creating a plan of action and knowing the possible risks may minimize claim losses and get your business back to operating "Like it never even happened." If your business experiences a disaster, contact SERVPRO of East Phoenix immediately to get the recovery process started and your business back on track. We can be reached 24/7 at 602-507-6163.