3 Steps Disaster Recovery Plan

Posted on: January 17, 2015 | By: Michael T. | Disaster Plan

3 Steps That Should Be Part of Your Disaster Recovery Plan 

When a storm, plumbing failure or other accident makes a home virtually unlivable, one’s life can feel completely turned upside down. With the loss of property and priceless family valuables, as well as the looming cost of repairs, it may seem like there’s no way to return to normal life. With the right planning and state of mind, though, it is possible to overcome a disaster.

Fire and smoke cleaningHaving the right disaster recovery team to help you is just as important as knowing who to call and what steps to take after a disaster. At Allied Restoration Co., our priority is making sure your home returns to its original condition. We will assess the damage and develop a comprehensive plan to address it. For disaster recovery in San Francisco, call our 24/7 response line at 415-529-5637.

Here are three helpful ways to keep calm and make it through a disaster:

1. Make sure everyone is okay and you have a place to stay. 

The health and safety of the homeowner and everyone involved is important. It is critical that anyone who may have been injured seeks appropriate medical attention. Knowing where the family is going to stay during the repairs is also important.

The first phone calls should go to family and friends who can be there when it matters. Having a roof over one’s head and knowing that everyone is safe is the first part of recovery.

2. Contact your insurance company. 

After addressing the immediate priorities, the next step is to notify the insurance company of the damage. According to Bankrate.com, by filing the claim right away, many companies are able to issue immediate relief to help with the emergency. 

In general, it is a smart idea to maintain as much contact with the insurance company as possible. Your insurer needs specific information in order to provide the best possible relief. 

3. Contact a recovery service. 

Quick response to a disaster is critical for complete recovery. Whether the accident involves water, fire, sewage spills or something else, the longer it remains unattended, the worse the damage will be. The recovery is likely to be harder and more expensive to deal with, as well.

Disaster Recovery in San Francisco

If you live in San Francisco and are in need of a disaster recovery service, trust Allied Restoration Co. We’ll even draft a disaster recovery plan that will help you react quickly to future accidents. Call us today at 415-529-5637.