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How to Find the Right Restoration Company when Your Business Needs Repairs

Posted by: Chris Laney on June 28, 2019

How to Find the Right Restoration Company when Your Business Needs Repairs

When your business suffers from a natural disaster like flooding or fire, hiring the proper restoration company is the first step to bringing your business back to normal. Restoration services are a necessity, but can be costly. It is important to know the company that you're hiring is the best around. Here are a few things to look for to help you make the right decision.

Hire a Local Contractor and Restoration Company

Local companies aren't only easily accessible, but they know the area and know the natural weather challenges to plan for. Local companies can also quickly arrive after a disaster and assess the damage and put together a recovery plan to bring your business back to normal.

Check the Credentials of the Business

Don't be afraid to ask the contractor you're thinking of hiring for proof of licenses and insurance. A licensed restoration company will quickly produce the required documentation, and if they can't, it can be a red flag for any potential customers.

Insurance is necessary in a restoration company. The insurance will protect both the company and you, the property owner. Any property damage that may occur due to the restoration process, the insurance company will cover the cost of repairs to right the problem.

Certifications are also a great way for the restoration company to demonstrate their abilities!

Understand the Company's Availability

Getting your business back up and running is the most important thing after a disaster strikes. Asking the potential restoration company for their availability after they've done their initial evaluation of the work site will give you an approximate timeline of when you can expect to be back in business.

Ask for References

First hand references from people like friends or family are great. But asking the restoration company for references is perfectly acceptable! Most companies will have references ready to go, and you can always check online for reviews and social media.

Are They All Inclusive

Disaster restoration companies are often a one stop shop. Not only will they help with the clean up process, but will hire all the necessary companies to ensure your business is back to normal as quickly as possible.

Water Out Fort Wayne offers commercial restoration services due to water, fire, and smoke damage. We have a devoted team specifically for commercial properties, and are fully certified and insured.

Our references speak for themselves, and we're ready to be the restoration team for your business needs. Call us today for more information.