Is Your Business Ready for a Disaster?
Did you know that 50% of businesses never reopen after suffering a disaster
According to Forbes in 2017 the United States had at least $306 billion in damages due to natural disasters. Between hurricanes and massive flooding, destructive wildfires and heatwaves, cities were hit hard weather-related disasters and, unfortunately, experts only expect things to get worse.
If your a property owner or a property manager you have the overwhelming task with overseeing not only the people working, but the property also.
Here are the top 4 things you should have in your disaster emergency plan:
- Establish Safety Plans. Top priority should be safety for the employees in a business or tenants such as in a apartment setting.
- Communications. It is key whether it is thru a newsletter, email, or meeting.
- Obtain Insurance. Having insurance and understanding what it is and what isn't covered.
- Stay Compliant With Building Codes. This includes building design to materials being used.
If your a business owner or property manager and you experience a disaster, call the experts at SERVPRO of Des Moines NW at (515) 986-3711.