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What Can I Do to Ensure My Business is Storm-Ready in Cornelius?

1/31/2023 (Permalink)

We restore commercial property damage 24-hours a day in Washington County.

Our local Hillsboro and Forest Grove team responds to commercial property damage emergencies throughout the year in Cornelius. Here are some tips for making your business storm-ready from The United States Small Business Administration:

  • Check your insurance coverage for protection against winter hazards
  • Develop a procedure for restoring electrical services
  • Develop a system for relocating salvageable and undamaged stock and supplies
  • Add the following supplies to your disaster supplies kit: rock salt, sand, and snow shovels
  • Determine your greatest risk potential: loss of heat, frozen pipes, or loss of access due to snow and ice
  • Identify who is responsible for keeping heating equipment in good working order: the business owner or landlord
  • Identify who is responsible for snow and ice removal: business owner or landlord
  • Determine what equipment needs to be protected from freeze-up, i.e., computers, telecommunications, manufacturing equipment, etc.
  • Make sure heating and heat-producing process equipment is in good condition and operating efficiently
  • Drain all idle pumps and compressors, making sure jackets are vented. Provide proper lubrication on equipment for cold weather operation
  • Test cold-weather equipment
  • Clean and inspect boilers and firing mechanisms and controls. Maintain automatic sprinkler protection in idle buildings; promptly handle sprinkler system impairments; notify the local fire department
  • Monitor building temperature, especially in hard-to-heat areas containing vulnerable equipment
  • Keep temperatures above 40°F

Call Us Today!

When your commercial business or home in Cornelius needs commercial restoration services, our team in Hillsboro and Forest Grove will restore your damage “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 503-648-8513.

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