How To Respond When Your Business Suffers a Flood

Business owners have a lot on their plates. For example, when something goes wrong you have to take care of it right away to avoid a significant loss of revenue due to your office or store being closed for repairs. So, as a business owner, it is important for you to know how to avoid, or at least limit the likelihood of a flood, as well as what you need to do in case you business does suffer an unavoidable flooding event.

Here are some examples of why your business may flood…

Heavy Rain

If a major storm rolls into the area and dumps a lot of rain in a short amount of time, floodwaters could rise and get inside your building. When the water outside subsides, that doesn’t mean the H2O in your place will too. It might go down some, but maybe not all the way. As such, water can become trapped beneath the wood or tile floor. It could also soak into the drywall, insulation, furniture, and other items. If this happens, you’ll have to figure out how to remove and dry up the liquid while restoring pieces to their original states. Don’t fret, though, as that’s where our organization can be of assistance.

A Plumbing Disaster

There are a number of plumbing catastrophes that could strike and leave your workplace flooded. For example, perhaps a water pipe in the ceiling bursts, sending gallons and gallons of water below. Then again, maybe the tank of a 30, 40, or 50-gallon water heater bursts. That will undoubtedly leave a mark too. The point is that if something goes wrong with your plumbing system, you might have a flood on your hands in a matter of no time. When that happens, all you have to call an emergency plumber and then  is give us a call to clean the mess and get your operation up and running again.

A Roof Leak

We mentioned rain earlier, but the water coming into your building in that scenario was from a flood. If a giant hole or crack forms on your structure’s roof, that can also let rain get inside. You might not think it would be enough to cause a flood, but if the problem is bad enough, it could. This is just another predicament that may warrant emergency water cleanup.

Call Capital Property Recovery For Commercial Water Damage Cleanup

Now that you’ve heard some of the reasons why your office, storefront, warehouse, or other building might flood, let’s talk about us and how we can help…

At Capital Property Recovery we have many years of serving business owners in the Easton area. That’s not all, though, as our techs are available 24/7, free estimates are available, and we bill insurance companies directly. Whenever a flood wreaks havoc on your establishment, please, don’t hesitate to contact us so we can limit the damage, clean up the mess fast, and get your business open and operating again.

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