Emergencies situations happen suddenly and without warning. When an emergency happens, panic, anxiety, and overreaction often come into play, making it more likely you will make a decision you later regret.
One of the best ways of handling an emergency is to be prepared for the unexpected before it happens. For emergencies involving accidents and the unforeseen and real estate property, the best preparation is knowing a reliable building trade specialist who responds to emergencies before you need their services.
Taking the Panic Out of an Emergency
Emergencies in buildings take many forms. Plumbing lines burst in unseasonable cold spells, leading to flooding. Old electrical systems develop shorts, leading to inconvenient and dangerous power failures. Earthquakes and wildfires arrive out of the blue when you least expect them. Windy weather blows off roof tiles, leading to leaks and damage.
Other emergencies develop over time but are discovered suddenly. You have a look in the crawl space or attic, where you have not looked for years, and suddenly you are confronted with termite damage, rot from a leaky pipe hidden behind a wall, or haphazard wiring which could start a fire.
In all of these situations, fixing the problem costs money and time, but it often costs even more if you have to begin your search for help under these adverse circumstances.
While there are many contracting companies licensed for work in plumbing, electrical, and general building repairs, not all of them are equipped and experienced for responding to emergencies in buildings. Not all building trade contractors have experience working with insurance companies, so damage and repairs are properly documented and claims are quickly processed.
Responding in a fast and effective manner to a plumbing, electrical, or structural emergency in a building requires a contractor who is familiar with emergency situations and clean-up, insurance claim procedures, and hazardous material disposal regulations, and who also has the dedicated personnel and specialized equipment for evaluating and repairing emergency situations in structures.
Planning ahead for an emergency in your house or business means already knowing about a contractor who specializes in emergency clean-up and repairs before you need help.
Tri Span Environmental Inc. is a licensed contracting company with decades of experience in all types of emergency clean-up and repairs in Southern California homes and businesses. Keep Tri Span in mind now for an emergency you may have later.