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Known Ways a Commercial Property can be Damaged

7/15/2022 (Permalink)

Water Loss at a commercial property. Pipe leak that affected most of the property since it wasn't noticed until it was too late.

Potential Disasters That Your Southern Rockland County Business can Run Into

Every business provides value to their local communities. Most of us visit several business daily, they help provide the services and products we need and want.

A business owner carries a lot of weight on their shoulders and are integral to daily operations. When a disaster strikes, the effects can be devastating not only to the property, but to the business as a whole.

When a disaster strikes whether they be natural or manmade, the costs to your business can add up. Here in Southern Rockland County, we know to anticipate cold, snowy winters and warm summers with the occasional hurricane that might hit at the end of the summer season. 

Potential Damages a Business can Face

Water is one of the most common ways a commercial property can be damaged. This can be caused by a variety of things such as weather, appliance failure, sewage backups, pipe burst, and hot water heaters along with many other things. No matter how it happens it can cause a lot of chaos and could potentially shut down operations for the time being.

Flooding can cause many issues by seeping through the doors and floor, which could cause damage to the structures foundation and should be addressed quickly. 

A pipe leak can also go unnoticed for some time and slowly start affecting walls, floors and ceilings, until someone realizes that there is an issue the problem and cost to fix it will only get worse. There are some ways that this could be prevented by simply checking your plumbing on a regular basis to ensure there are no drips. Check walls and ceilings for warping or discoloration, which could be signs that the material is exposed to water.

By doing routine checks it can help prevent any damage from happening in the first place or give you the business owner the upper hand by catching the issue early so it can be fixed as fast as possible. 

Who do You Contact If Your Commercial Property Has Water Damage?

You can call SERVPRO of Southern Rockland County at (845) 400-4888 if your commercial establishment has encountered water damage. We will send our certified and experienced technicians to provide a free estimate and begin the restoration process, so your business can get back on track. 

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