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Tips for Preventing Water Damage for Kamuela Businesses?

6/21/2022 (Permalink)

Water is draining out of a cleared downspout. We respond to commercial water damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Hawaii and Maui.

Aloha! Our teams in Hawaii and Maui have over twenty years of experience restoring commercial water damage in damage in Kamuela. Here are some tips from the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety  for protecting your business from water damage:

Inspect and clean the roof drainage system

Do this at least twice a year, ideally during spring and fall. This includes all gutters, interior drains, and scuppers.

Remove debris

  • Remove loose objects and accumulated debris—including anything left by contractors—from the roof that could end up in the drainage system
  • Also, check under and around all roof-mounted equipment, satellite dishes, antennas, and solar panels for debris that could disrupt the drainage system’s water flow or cause ponding

Inspect roof drains

Check for, and repair cracks around roof drains.

Re-check drainage systems

  • After severe weather, check all drainage systems for leaks and ensure they are properly secured and operating
  • When re-roofing, ensure that all drains, scuppers, and gutters are returned to their original operating conditions

Check for water

Check for long-term standing water in gutters and correct any blockages. If there are no blockages but standing water still occurs, ensure the gutter is properly sloped to the downspout.

Call Us Today!

When your Kamuela business or home has a water or storm damage emergency, our teams in Hawaii and Maui are Here to Help. ® We’ll restore your property damage, “Like it never even happened.” Call us today at 808-329-6560. Mahalo!

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