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How Construction Drying Services Can Help Keep Wood’s Integrity

Construction Drying, Water and Storm Damage

When you’re on a deadline, you can’t always wait for wood to season. After you cut lumber to the precise measurements required, it could still expand or contract, depending on the moisture levels and temperatures in the environment. Specialists refer to this phenomenon as equilibrium moisture content, or EMC. By implementing construction drying solution throughout a project, you’ll prevent EMC-related changes and the headaches that follow.

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Flood Damage Preparation: Important Business Documents to Protect

Document Recovery, Water and Storm Damage

In most businesses and organizations, paper is king. The documents, reports and records that you keep are critical to daily operations, making it important that you safeguard them from water damage. The best time to complete flood damage preparation for businesses is not necessarily when you hear reports about bad weather. The best time to take steps to protect your most important documents is well before a storm threatens your commercial property.

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Salt Water vs. Fresh Water Damage: How Will Your Documents Fare?

Document Recovery, Water and Storm Damage

Not all water damage is the same. If you live in a coastal area, flood damage to documents caused by salt water will affect the respective items differently than damage caused by fresh water. By knowing how the different types of water affect documents, you can implement the best document recovery methods until professionals arrive.

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How to Get Business Back Online Quickly After a Hurricane

Document Recovery, Water and Storm Damage

Up to 40 percent of businesses do not recover after a disaster. The statistics are worse for those that suffer a major data loss, such as damaged documents and computer files. The best way to ensure quick business continuity after a hurricane is to have a disaster preparedness plan that includes a plan to recover, an asset inventory and a comprehensive document restoration plan.

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Top 5 Components of the Best Business Disaster Recovery Plans

Document Recovery, Water and Storm Damage

Hurricane season naturally has business owners thinking about their own business continuity plan. If you don’t already have a disaster recovery plan, right now is a great time to make one. Taking the time to work out the details in advance will ensure that your business resumes operations as quickly and efficiently as possible when the unthinkable occurs.

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