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What Should You Do When A Fire Strikes Commercial Property?

9/24/2015 (Permalink)

This Commercial Fire Damage is Fixable

Call SERVPRO In To Minimize Your Commercial Fire Down Time

In the event that your business in Polk County is subjected to a commercial fire, your property could suffer extensive fire damage. Additionally, the reality of the fire and all of the legal and insurance matters it requires you to handle can engender substantive stress. However, learning more about commercial fires and the course of action you should take once one has occurred can help you restore your property quickly and relieve personal stress. Learn more about commercial fires and what to do when fire damage strikes.

Commercial Fires Causes

A wide range of factors may contribute to a commercial fire that can threaten the structure, capital improvements, and sanitation of your property. A wildfire, electrical fire, lightning strike, or a nearby commercial office inferno can have serious consequences. These are just a few factors that could lead to a fire.

The Importance Of Business Interruption Insurance

Unfortunately, commercial fires can cause many businesses to endure the type of substantive damages that preclude them from full recovery because of lost revenue and restoration costs. Many business owners fail to obtain business interruption insurance. Companies who do not obtain this coverage will also find the recovery process more difficult. In general, business interruption insurance costs roughly 10% more than a standard fire protection premium.

Because no company is entirely immune to a commercial fire, it is important for corporate leaders and business owners to obtain business interruption insurance. SERVPRO works in conjunction with many insurance carriers thereby allowing you to focus more on the business end of the fire event. In addition to obtaining the insurance, business owners should implement strategies that decrease the likelihood of fire damage. Some of those strategies include:

• Do not store flammable materials.
• Monitor smoke alarms to ensure that they function properly.
• Develop a fire evacuation plan.
• Keep your machinery and appliances in excellent condition.
• Ensure that all of your backup drives and critical paperwork are kept in a safe place with redundancy, perhaps the cloud.

Call for Assistance

The commercial fire damage restoration company to call in your hour of need is SERVPRO. With excellent training, backing of a national franchise, and state-of-the-art equipment we can respond to your fire damaged business in Polk County within one hour. We will get your doors re-opened as soon as is humanly possible so that you can get back to business.

Commercial Building Restoration Services

When it comes to commercial restoration services, SERVPRO is a leader in the industry. Available 24 hours a day and seven days a week, SERVPRO of Bartow/Lakeland Highlands responds quickly to your Polk County,Lakeland, and Lake Wales business’s fire, water, and mold damage emergencies. For emergency service call us at (863) 510-5962

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