One of the most common Commercial damage loss is water damage!
The Most Common Types of Water Damage
During regular inspections in your property, a commercial water damage event can occur anytime. The top five most common reasons your business can experience water damage and be in need of restoration services are:
- Toilet backup
- Fire suppression system malfunction
- Plumbing or supply line break
- Leaking from a roof or around a window
SERVPRO technicians ascertain the scope of work and services needed if a business needs to close during a commercial water loss. Even if the water extraction and drying needs were minimal, the danger of slip and fall accidents or the need to remove stock or business furniture for water removal purposes could make it difficult to conduct normal daily activities.
Some water damage loss, where the water within the structure contains sewage or other harmful elements, has our techs generally recommend closure of the building during the cleanup. The type of water is not only hazardous to come into contact with but it can cause issues if it is aspirated.
SERVPRO techs wear professional-quality protective gear that includes a respirator, so they do not breathe in biohazard materials. Air scrubbers or the creation of negative air chambers may be necessary to improve the air quality during the restoration services.
Afterward, the techs clean the structure with antibacterial and antimicrobial cleaning agents to ensure that the surfaces get left sanitary and ready for safe reuse by both employees and clients.
When you need expedited commercial water damage repair, contact SERVPRO of Malibu/Pacific Palisades at (310) 456-2135. Our trained, certified technicians are available 24/7 to take your call and perform any needed restoration services on your property to make the damage, "Like it never even happened."