At 24/7 Water Damage Restoration, we are fully aware that water damage and other natural calamities never wait for a specific time to strike. Being a houseowner or even a business owner, you should have a disaster management plan in place to ensure you minimize the damage and also keep your residents safe.
Developing Your Disaster Management Plan
Property owners should have a unique approach towards disaster management and have a plan laid out. These items or materials should be available to all the residents and property managers digitally, and in print so they are easily and readily available in case of an emergency.
Here is what each disaster management plan should include:
An Evacuation Plan
- Property description and inventory (form)
- Insurance (form)
- Building owner/Property Management
- Gas/Electric/Water Company
- Major systems and access
- Emergency Restoration Service Company Contact
Meet With Residents/HOA Annually
You should set up a disaster preparedness meeting with the HOA board and residents. You should then provide them with all the materials that are required to deal with all kinds of threat that are commonly associated with a natural disaster. You should discuss the evacuation options with them and also your disaster management plan like insurance, property, personal home inventory etc. This information helps to keep them fully organized and enables to protect their property and belongings.
During The Time Of Disaster
Make sure that you maintain communication with the residents before, during and after the disaster strikes. Make use of your existing communication channels to alert the residents and also remind them of the procedures and resources:
- Text messaging
- Social media
After The Disaster
- Firstly, assess your property damage
- Get to know what emergency services are readily available to your residents. You should inform them of all the steps that they need to take to access those services
- Make a quick contact with local emergency restoration contractor
24/7 Water Damage Restoration – Your Certified Restoration Company To Help You
A natural disaster is detrimental and extremely stressful for property owners. It results in water, fire and mold damage. With a strong disaster management plan in place, it can surely help you to get out of the stress of such situations.
As a property owner, you should communicate with the residents and have a crystal clear plan for the management company and residents to follow it in the event of a natural disaster.
Our takeaway from here is that you should be resource for your residents and should know who to turn for help in the event of a natural disaster. 24/7 Water Damage Restoration offers 24/7 emergency restoration service in the Los Angeles county. We have a team that is fully equipped and experienced enough to restore any kind of damage in the least time possible. Get in touch with us today.