How Can Business Owners Limit Hollywood Water Damage to Their Electronics
SERVPRO Gives Tips for Handling Electronics after Water Damage to Commercial Properties in Hollywood
Electronics can become hazardous when they come into contact with water. Commercial property managers should be rightly concerned about the expense of replacing electronic items. There is also the safety of their staff that needs consideration. Temporary closures can impact revenue, so it is necessary to hire a professional service that can complete work thoroughly and quickly.
We are a localized service with a team of experienced professionals dealing with commercial water damage in Hollywood. SERVPRO has a particular procedure for damage limitation concerning electrical equipment. The golden rule with these types of losses is to avoid switching on or running an electrical current through any items that have fallen prey to moisture.
The first step we take is to remove electronic items from the affected area. If the items are attached, we can cover them using plastic sheeting or other equipment. When called to a commercial clean up, we generally send a project manager whom you can communicate with directly during the service. This SERVPRO employee can contact a qualified electronics vendor on your behalf if more than the exterior of the electronic equipment needs servicing.
As a restoration service, SERVPRO is not able to restore electrical equipment for you. We can limit the damage caused to your office computers, printers, scanners, and monitors. One vital step is to ensure electronics do not suffer further damage is to control the temperature. We use heating units to help dry equipment and prevent equipment from cooling to the dew point, where water vapor turns to liquid.
Maintaining equipment temperature above the dew point could be crucial to mitigating the loss of otherwise expensive damages. In most cases, we deploy dehumidifiers to help control RH levels in the affected area. Water damages frequently go beyond the scope of your janitorial team, so when electronic pieces of equipment are concerned, you need professional help, which SERVPRO can provide. Of course, we are there to reduce potential water damage to your office investments like desks, furnishings, and flooring.
When your office or business needs restoration, contact SERVPRO of Cutler Bay at (305) 278-8484 for an immediate response.
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