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How Can I Prevent Damage in My Retail Space?

1/5/2022 (Permalink)

Image focused on a storefront's window where a sign reads "Welcome we are OPEN please come in" SERVPRO of Upper Darby responds quickly to your Bear business’s fire, water, and mold damage emergencies.

As a business owner the well-being of your property is, or rather should be, a priority. When an issue arises, it’s up to you and your employees to respond quickly to minimize the damage and limit business interruptions. Here are a few things you as a business owner can do to help prevent damage.

Prevent Severe Water Damage

Water damage occurs due to excessive moisture and water. This may seem like common sense but we sometimes overlook minor issues that appear insignificant. To prevent water from infiltrating and harming your business, make sure to look for signs of excess water on the floor, behind walls, in the ceiling and any other surface. This can be evident by seeing dark or dried water spots, warped flooring, peeling or bubbling paint and wall paper, or noticing an order. It’s important to handle these warning signs before they become a major issue.

Prevent Severe Fire Damage

To prevent fire damage, it’s important to know your business’s fire risks. We strong recommend against allowing employees to light candles. Open flames, dry air and clutter can all eventually contribute to a fire. Be sure not to overload electrical outlets and keep them clear of clutter.

Prevent Severe Mold Damage

The best way to prevent mold damage from occurring is to take note of the conditions in which your business is operating. This is everything from effective mopping techniques, preventing excess water from lingering, to watching humidity levels throughout the day. If you see signs of mold growth, it’s important to address this as soon as possible to prevent further damage from occurring.

If your business suffers a loss, call SERVPRO of Upper Darby - (610) 352-0700

Why Choose SERVPRO of Bear / New Castle?

At SERVPRO of Upper Darby our number one priority is getting your business back in operation as quickly as possible. When disaster strikes your retail space, you need the expertise of a specialized team who is trained to limit business interruption. At SERVPRO of Upper Darby our team is able to work around unaffected areas and after hours, allowing you to keep your doors open. Our expert teams have the experience of working with retailers to make sure surfaces, displays and merchandise are restored to preloss condition, and you’re back to business as usual.

Our experience in the retail industry means we’re proficient in the cleanup and restoration of all types of facilities including:

  • Department Stores
  • National Chain Stores
  • Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Small Businesses
  • Specialty Retailers

The retail world is numbers- driven. So is the one company more businesses call on when fire or water damage threatens their bottom line. SERVPRO of Upper Darby. The #1 Choice in Commercial Cleanup and Restoration.

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