How to Prepare Your Business for Water Damage Prevention
In Florida, many businesses and residents have to spend significant time in storm damage prevention. With so many boxes to check, it can be overwhelming and you may not know where to start. That is why our SERVPRO experts put energy into providing tips and tricks along the way and are available 24/7 to answer all of your question as well. Here is a suggested list to start with: 1. Regular inspections: Inspect the roof, gutters, windows, doors and foundation of the building regularly for any signs of water damage. 2. Proper maintenance: Regularly clean gutters and downspouts to prevent blockages. Properly maintain HVAC systems to prevent leaks and moisture buildup. 3. Appropriate landscaping: Proper landscaping around the building can help prevent water from pooling and causing damage to the foundation or walls. 4. Waterproofing: Install a proper waterproofing system to prevent water from entering the building. 5. Preparedness: Have a disaster preparedness plan in place and review it regularly. Ensure tenants are aware of procedures in case of flooding or water damage. Our teams are ready to help you generate your free ERP plan today. 6. Professional help: Bring our team out to assess, repair and prevent further damage in case of flooding or water intrusion. 7. Regular cleaning: Regular cleaning of the building and its surroundings can prevent water damage caused by mold and mildew buildup.