Recent Commercial Posts

Are You Ready for Whatever Happens?

7/15/2019 (Permalink)

As many as 50% of businesses close down following a disaster, according to the latest research. Of the businesses that survive, the overwhelming majority of them had a preparedness plan in place. Pre-planning can serve as an insurance policy aimed at peace of mind. And knowing you are “Ready for whatever happens” speaks trust to your clients and employees that in the event your business is affected by a disaster, they don’t necessarily have to be.

By developing a SERVPRO Emergency Ready Profile for your business, you minimize business interruption by having an immediate plan of action. Knowing what to do and what to expect in advance is the key to timely mitigation and can help minimize how water and fire damage can affect your business.

Are you ready?

Preparation is a key component for making it through any size disaster, whether it’s a small water leak, a large fire or an area flood. The best time for planning for such events is not when the event happens, but well before it happens. No one ever plans on a disaster, but you can plan for it. SERVPRO of Hannibal can develop an Emergency Ready Profile for your business, free of charge! Call us today to set up an appointment at 573-231-0056. Now is the time to ask yourself, “Are you ready for whatever happens?”

Undiscovered Leaks can Damage your Bottom Line

7/11/2019 (Permalink)

Undiscovered leaks and moisture build-up can cause damage to the floors, walls and ceilings of your business, leading to soft dry wall, stained ceiling tiles and other more serious problems. Although the damage may go unnoticed for an extended period of time, proper cleanup is vital to the restoration of your property and equipment.

SERVPRO of Hannibal has Thermal Imaging equipment that can detect even the smallest amounts of moisture in a wall. After locating the water damage, our technicians are trained in water extraction and drying to help you get back in business.

Maintenance Tips:

  • Inspect ceiling tiles regularly for discoloration or leaks. This could be a sign of leaks in the HVAC unit or piping.
  • Check waterlines in coffee makers, refrigerators and water filtration systems for kinks or leaks, annually.
  • Remove standing water with a mop and seek professional assistance for complete drying and restoration.

Call SERVPRO of Hannibal to help you protect your business from further damage due to water.          


Fire and Water Damages are Never Scheduled...Are You Prepared?

7/3/2019 (Permalink)

From a burst pipe in an office building to faulty wiring in an apartment complex, fire and water losses are never planned, but they do occur. SERVPRO of Hannibal Professionals know there’s no such thing as a small emergency when it threatens the welfare of the tenants and the revenue of a business owner. Have you developed a thorough contingency plan? Is the emphasis on the first 24-48 hours to help you get back in your building as quickly as possible?

We can provide you assistance in developing an Emergency Ready Profile (ERP). As part of a well thought-out contingency plan, your Emergency Ready Profile will contain information you need in the event an emergency situation occurs.

So You Can Focus on Your Customers

  • Quick response may help avoid revenue loss for property owners and minimize inconvenience to tenants.
  • Restoration services can help you resume normal business functions quickly while avoiding costly construction downtime.
  • Professional equipment and industry-approved techniques can save you time and money.

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, SERVPRO of Hannibal Professionals will work hard to restore the property and its contents to preloss condition. Call us at 573-231-0056!

Leaks at Your Business

6/25/2019 (Permalink)

Leaks from piping, roofs and other water sources can cause water damage that can go unnoticed for weeks, even months. Attempting to clean up water from a leak can lead to further damage and contamination if not handled properly.

SERVPRO of Hannibal’s trained professionals are equipped with a full line of cleanup and restoration services to handle water damages causes by leaks and excessive moisture. Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, our specialists can help protect your business and property from further damage and get you back to normal business functions.

So, before you risk doing further damage by attempting to clean up the water yourself, call SERVPRO of Hannibal at 573-231-0056. Our team of trained technicians will make water damage “Like it never even happened.”

Timing is Everything with your Business

5/30/2019 (Permalink)

Water leaks within a business can seep into flooring, carpets, baseboards and walls while moving throughout the structure, potentially creating mildew and staining walls. Quick action is critical in avoiding costly repairs and expensive downtime. SERVPRO of Hannibal professionals understand the water damage event can not only disrupt your facility, it can also interrupt day-to-day business functions – possible closing the business and ultimately affecting your revenues.

Leak Prevention Tips

Regularly check the following items for leaks:


  • Check roofing for deterioration.
  • Check gutters and down spouts for blockage.
  • Check basements and crawl spaces for moisture.


  • Check appliances in break rooms and cafeterias.
  • Check sinks and toilets in restroom.
  • Check HVAC for leaks and blockage.

Time is Money

The quick response time with SERVPRO of Hannibal helps ensure that the damage is contained and restoration process begins promptly. Rely on us to help you avoid unnecessary damage, cost and downtime. We are available 365 days, every day and hour. Call us at 573-231-0056.