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Water losses from weather and non-weather related events account for approximately 30% of all homeowner claims, representing the highest percentage of any claim category. When a water loss occurs, the first step is to identify the source of the water and eliminate it. The next step is to have a qualified contractor, such as Rolyn, quickly evaluate the loss and respond accordingly. Water losses are evaluated based on two separate criteria: categories and classes. Read More >
Are you and your facility disaster ready? As reported by the American Red Cross, as many as 40 percent of small businesses never reopen following a major natural disaster, such as a flood, tornado or earthquake. A majority of those businesses had no disaster plans or back-up systems in place. Aristotle said it best, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” The same is true for disaster preparedness and emergency management. As a facility manager, continuous examination of potential building risks and exposures is necessary and should become a habit in your daily work practices. Read More >
In the last few months we have all seen or lived in areas that have experienced significant flooding. You may have flood insurance for your home but how about your business? Floods are the most common natural disaster yet most insurance policies don’t cover this type of damage. Most people believe that if a flood should occur, disaster assistance will be accessible. Not all floods are considered Federal Disasters and therefore, aide may not be readily available. Read More >