Professional Help for Your Commercial Water Damage
Water damage in your business can quickly become one of your year’s most expensive business costs if it is not addressed as soon as possible. Slow response can lead to structural damage, mold growth, or loss of assets including merchandise, computers and important paperwork.
Causes of Commercial Water Damage
Whether from natural disasters, leaking roofs, frozen pipes, sewage backups, or flooding, water intrusion is a serious concern and a major threat to your professional property. Understanding the source of the flooding is essential for proper cleanup, as clean flow from a broken pipe or a leaking roof during a rainstorm will be treated differently than floodwaters and sewage backups. Always protect your health and let the experts handle the cleanup and restoration of your property.
Unwelcome moisture starts by staining ceilings, walls, and floors. Whether the accident occurred to your buildings roofing system, ceilings, walls, flooring, machinery, or equipment, the need to take action is urgent. Call the professionals such as ICC Restoration as soon as you can after the catastrophe. Engaging a restoration team with the latest technology will decrease drying time and reduce damage. Look for companies that specialize in water removal, mold control, sanitary sewage cleanup and restoration services.
Commercial Water Damage Prevention
Large-scale losses can be prevented by following a few simple guidelines. Know where your emergency water shut-off valves are located and have a contingency plan in place in case you are not available. Create a crisis plan with directions for what to do in an emergency as well as a list of phone numbers of approved companies to call various scenarios.
Make sure someone you can trust has the authorization to make decisions if you are unavailable as significant additional property loss. Damage to wood floors, cabinets, sheetrock, insulation and other structural materials and contents can occur when buildings are not dried quickly. Professionals use specialized equipment to dry wet buildings two to three times faster, restoring with as little reconstruction time as possible at the lowest possible cost.
Preventing Mold Growth After Water Damage
Every water damage restoration company is going to be concerned with preventing or mitigating mold growth after excessive moisture in your place of business. Mold growth can begin 24-48 hours after contamination, and extraction as soon as possible after a breach is the best line of defense against mold. Consider potential loss of inventory, office furniture, manufacturing equipment, and seldom used supply rooms in your clean up; the health of your employees and customers may be at stake.
In order to mitigate your damages, you may need to start the cleanup and restoration process before your businesses insurance claim is even filed. It is of course in your best interest as a business to shorten your recovery time. Whether you do the emergency clean-up yourself or call in a full-service water removal expert, make sure to first document and account for all the damage.
Commercial Restoration Experts
When your office, store, or factory has been damaged, call the professionals at ICC Restoration to extract the water, dry your structure and remove any potentially dangerous contaminants.
With ICC, you are assured:
- The latest in high tech inspection tools to determine the extent of the casualty.
- Water extraction using state-of-the-art drying procedures, including Directed Heat Drying® technology.
- Expertise for specialty drying of hardwood floors, plaster walls, tile and concrete, cabinets, etc.
- Careful attention to minimizing and eliminating potential health hazards that can be caused by the incident.
- An IICRC certified technician on every loss, with all work done to the proper Standard of Care.
- Removal, drying, and storage of your contents at our secure climate-controlled storage facility, as required.
- Expert contents restoration, to clean and restore your home or business contents whenever possible.
Call the 24-Hour emergency line at 888-352-2321 or icchelps.com for help in the Twin Cities and Rochester. We help businesses get back to normal FAST!