Turn off all utilities at the main switches or valves when instructed to do so. (Gas and electric shutoff) Board up windows prior to forecasted high wind storm events, such as hurricanes.
Disconnect all electrical equipment and appliances. Raise elevators (if applicable) from the bottom floor.
Ensure your server is protected and backed up in another location.
Employee safety should always be your first priority. Account for all employees by establishing evacuation plans in advance, identifying areas outside the building that are designated meeting places.
Contact your local SERVPRO® Franchise to set up an Emergency Response Profile (ERP), which outlines every step of your emergency plan in any situation. This is a free service to you, to help when a disaster hits unexpectedly. Call us with any questions.