This year’s hurricane season has unfortunately already been one for the books, and analysts warn that more storms are likely on the way between now and the end of November (the storm season’s end). While nothing can be done to stave off these destructive storms, individuals and businesses can take several steps to mitigate the degree of damage done to their property. If nothing else, ensuring the health and safety of all personnel should be any business’s main priority. Having reliable facility support ready is a major bonus when it comes to preventing significant storm-related problems. Here’s how we at The Budd Group can help you avoid a hurricane disaster this season and future seasons.
How The Budd Group Assists in Hurricane Response
Expert Emergency Response Training
Our janitorial services, maintenance staff, landscaping experts, and all other teams are thoroughly trained in proper emergency response, including how to prepare for and handle inclement weather events such as tornadoes, tropical storms, and hurricanes. As such, you can rely on our contractors to have the knowledge, experience, and proper equipment to ensure personnel safety and minimize property damage. Our people can pass on this knowledge as needed, so everyone inside a building is on the same page when it comes to hurricane preparedness.
Preserving Plumbing Function
Plumbing systems are often the first to experience difficulties during serious weather events. While there’s no way to guarantee ongoing plumbing function during a hurricane, The Budd Group’s building maintenanceprofessionals ensure that pipes and other plumbing fixtures remain in great shape so they have a better chance of withstanding the pressures brought upon by heavy rainfall and high winds. This way, employees, customers, and guests can continue using these facilities even during poor weather conditions, and the chances of flooding, clogging, etc. are greatly reduced.
A building’s exterior can take a major beating during a hurricane. However, the stronger and better protected your structures are, the less damage is likely to occur. By performing regular preventative maintenance, making necessary repairs, and applying high-quality coatings to exterior surfaces, The Budd Group increases a property’s chances of enduring the high winds, heavy rains, and hail associated with hurricanes.
Keeping Areas Clear for Proper Egress
In many situations, staying inside and waiting out the storm is the safest option. Of course, certain areas of a building are safer than others, and it’s imperative that those inside are able to efficiently make their way to the safest, most secure parts of a facility. If a building is riddled with debris and other obstacles, mobility and egress become stifled, increasing the risk of injury. To ensure ongoing safety, The Budd Group’s janitorial and maintenance services prioritize accessibility and cleanliness through efficient trash and debris removal, day cleaning and porter services, floor care programs, snow and ice removal, and more.
Maintaining the Landscape
The state of your landscape can largely determine the degree of damage done to your property. Overgrown trees and shrubs create major hazards when winds pick up speed. Our landscaping services include key duties such as pruning, trimming, mowing, landscape debris removal, and more. After all, a well-kept landscape isn’t just nicer to look at -- it’s safer, too.
Picking Up After a Storm
Even if your property itself is relatively undamaged after a hurricane, your property might be riddled with debris from trees, waste bins, and other buildings. Not only is this debris an eyesore -- neglecting to pick it up can damage your landscape and your property. Our storm debris removalservices ensure that any junk that lands on or around your property is swiftly and safely taken away.The Budd Group is here to help you do your best to avoid disaster, even when the weather seems determined to undermine your efforts. To learn more about all that The Budd Group can do for your business this hurricane season and beyond, call us today at 800-221-8158, or send us an email at Solutions@BuddGroup.com!