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To maintain a busy and productive work environment, it's important to make sure that your office is in prime condition. It's tough to work in an office that's been soaked through because of a flood and it can also be difficult to remain positive after experiencing a fire in your building. 

Unfortunately, even the most sturdy of offices can experience their share of water damage. Managers and supervisors should consider the safety, cleanliness, and comfort of all of their employees. They should also know what to do if fire or water damage does occur. There's nothing worse than panicking employees in the midst of a disaster.

Effects of Water Damage

When water damage is allowed to accumulate for a long time in your office building, you may experience some or all of these:

  • Appearance of mold on the walls and the ventilation system
  • Moisture and humidity
  • Unpleasant musty odors
  • Rotting wood
  • Presence of rodents and other pests
  • Bloated carpets and walls
  • Shortage caused by faulty equipment

Water damage can affect an office in the same way that it can affect a house. If your office has wooden furniture or sensitive materials (such as books or documents), action must be taken immediately to keep these items from becoming infected with black water or from being permanently ruined.

Where's It Coming From

Water damage can happen for a variety of reasons. It may be caused by a storm, a burst pipe, or even a faulty sump pump at work. 

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When checking for water damage, don't neglect checking your toilet for overflows, backflows, or a faulty sewage system. You may even discover that your floor is damp or wet from an accident, or possibly even a bad prank.

Regardless of the reason for the water damage, the office needs to pay for it. If this happens on a daily basis, you can expect to lose more than just time and money. Productivity and overall morale can drop. Also, very few people can work in a waterlogged and uncomfortable office. 

Don't forget to check your electrical wiring system immediately because it can also turn into a potential fire hazard. No matter how big the disaster, the odds of getting through it are higher when offices know who to call for help.

Having a Contingency Plan

It's always in the business owner's best interest to make sure that employees are trained for emergency cases. It's necessary to create, practice, and implement a contingency plan so that supervisors and managers can direct employees to the nearest exit without causing a panic.

Other things that an office can invest in are a good power backup and communications system. Managers should also designate a common evacuation point so that it's easier to find each other in case there are any sick or injured people.

Also, developing a good relationship with the best local restoration company is important to ensure the safety of everyone.

Contact S&J Builders

S&J Builders will do our best to help you recover as quickly as possible from damage caused by fire and other disasters. It's important that your office building returns to its normal routine as soon as possible. Our goal is to help all homes and businesses in the California area maintain a busy, productive, and safe environment. Other services we offer include mold remediationgeneral construction, or document restoration

So be sure to call 619-449-2014 today. We'll make sure you get the help you need. You can also visit contact S&J Builders for more details, or concerns.